Assistant Professor of Food Animal Medicine and Surgery - Tenure Track
LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Salary
DVM or equivalent
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time Tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor. This position will provide medical & surgical case management, contribute to the instruction of professional students, graduate students and interns/residents and provide service to the school, university, and the community. A tenure track position will have the expectation of an independent research commitment.
50% Provide direct patient care for animals presented to the Food Animal Health Maintenance Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and cooperate with other clinical faculty in clinical teaching and hospital practice. Participate in the on-call, after hours emergency service, and supervision of the Food Animal Health Maintenance Service.
50% Scholarly activity to include teaching and collaborative research. Participation in the development of Food Animal Health Maintenance teaching programs. Didactic and laboratory teaching will involve professional instruction on topics related to farm animal medicine, surgery and herd health.
Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications:
Assist. Prof: DVM or equivalent
Must have successfully completed a residency training program accredited by the ACT, ACVIM, ACVPM, ACVS, or ABVP and must be eligible for board certification by the ACT, ACVIM, ACVPM, ACVS, or ABVP.
About LSU: LSU is the State’s flagship research university and carries the designation of “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation. It is one of 21 universities nationwide holding land-, sea-, and space-grant status. LSU enjoys a lively and diverse community of more than 36,000 faculty, staff, and students from every state and more than 120 countries. Occupying 2,000 acres on the Mississippi River in Louisiana’s capital city, Baton Rouge, LSU is approximately 80 miles northwest of New Orleans in the heart of the culturally diverse delta region. LSU’s campus, largely of Italian Renaissance architecture, is regarded as one of the top 20 most beautiful campuses in the United States with 57 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places and over 1,200 magnificent Live Oak trees, amongst numerous magnolia grandiflora, crape myrtle, camellia, and azalea.
Benefits: LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts and more!