Assistant/Associate Professor-Career Track in Agricultural Animal Medicine
Washington State University
Location: Pullman, Washington
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) in Pullman, WA seeks to fill a renewable career track (clinical track) full-time faculty position within the Agricultural Animal and Field Disease Investigation Units. The position is available at the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks (depending upon qualifications) and is available immediately. The successful applicant will join a dedicated team of faculty focused on multiple aspects of agricultural animal health including in-hospital and ambulatory clinical service, clinical and preclinical teaching, production/population medicine, extension, and research/scholarship. The successful applicant will be expected to provide clinical services, primarily in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH), to a variety of livestock operations including beef (cow-calf and feedlot), dairy, small ruminant, camelids and swine. The position may include expectations for clinical and didactic instruction of veterinary students, interns, and residents, and collaborative or independent research/scholarship within the candidate’s area of interest. This position will involve communication with practitioners, owners and farm workers, as well as collaborative work with colleagues in the CVM and the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences (CAHNRS).
In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, all WSU employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation at the time of appointment. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Applications received by December 29, 2021 will be considered in the initial review process. Applicants are required to submit an electronic application including a cover letter summarizing the candidate’s qualifications and stating desired faculty rank; curriculum vitae; summary statement of teaching interests and goals; statement of research interests and goals; statement of commitment/contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; contact information for three professional references. Apply at, https://hrs.wsu.edu/jobs/ and search r-3520. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Andrew J. Allen, Chair of the Search Committee, by email (email@example.com) or by telephone (509) 335-0787.
Candidates must have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or foreign equivalent degree (such as a BVSc) by the time of hire and demonstrated experience in an advanced clinical training program or multiple years of experience practicing food animal medicine. The successful applicant must demonstrate the ability to work collegially and collaboratively with internal and external constituents. A record of peer-reviewed scholarship appropriate to rank (Assistant or Associate) is expected. Applicants for Associate Professor must have a significant record of scholarship, a higher level of national/international recognition, and a higher level of clinical and teaching experience.
Board certification or board-eligibility in a large animal/ag animal specialty (including American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Large Animal (LA-ACVIM); American Board of Veterinary Practitioner (ABVP) Dairy, Beef, or Food Animal Practice; American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM)) at the time of hire is desirable.
AREA OVERVIEW: The mission of VCS is to serve the community through education and through generation and dissemination of new information, for the benefit of animal and human health and well-being. The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/, is organized into five departments, including VCS, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP), Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN), the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB), and the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. The CVM and VCS faculty have research strengths in infectious diseases, neuroscience, and pharmacogenomics. These areas provide diverse research opportunities for the applicant.
Washington State University is a PAC-12 school and a land-grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 21,000 students on its Pullman campus and another 10,000 students statewide. The University of Idaho, also a land-grant university, is located in Moscow, Idaho, 8 miles from the Pullman campus. These communities offer a friendly, small-town living environment and access to a rich assortment of cultural, recreational and athlet...ic attractions. Pullman (population 34,000) has a four-season climate, clean air, good schools, affordable homes, and a low crime rate. Pullman is 75 miles south of Spokane, Washington, and lies close to recreational areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit: http://www.pullmanchamber.com. The university’s web page, www.wsu.edu, offers additional information about WSU and the surrounding area.
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