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Faculty Position in Bovine Theriogenology/Production Medicine (003004-2014)

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM), Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS), invites applications for a full-time (12 month) clinical track faculty position in Bovine Theriogenology/ Production Medicine at the Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor level.  PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development.  A formal faculty mentoring program is in place. The successful candidate will actively participate in the learning, discovery and engagement activities of the PVM and VCS department. These activities include: Clinical: Providing clinical service to VTH patients primarily in an ambulatory setting (typically 70% time commitment); building strong relationships with bovine clientele and referring veterinarians; teaching and supervising veterinary students, veterinary technician students, and house officers. Learning: Responsibilities include clinical, didactic and laboratory instruction of DVM students, veterinary technician students, house officers, and graduate students. Discovery: Collaborative research that complements and builds on current PVM and Department of Animal Sciences faculty interests and strengths (www.vet.purdue.edu/vcs/; https://ag.purdue.edu/ansc/Pages/default.aspx) . Service and Engagement:  Participation in committee work, professional organizations, delivery of continuing education and Extension programs, and other appropriate activities.

Commitment to the PVM missions of learning, discovery, and engagement and the support of the College and Department strategic plan (www.vet.purdue.edu/about/files/documents/pvm-strategic-plan.pdf; www.vet.purdue.edu/vcs/files/documents/vcs-strategic-plan-2009-14.pdf) are essential. The successful candidate is expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and cultural diversity in the College.

Qualifications: Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or board eligibility in a relevant discipline. Preference will be given to candidates eligible for Indiana licensure. Candidates should have a sincere interest in providing outstanding clinical service, Extension outreach, teaching, and participating in collaborative research. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills, and be able to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, house officers and producer clientele. Primary emergency call is shared with other food animal ambulatory faculty. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Applications: Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of intent describing professional goals, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and contact information of three professional references to:  Ms. Tressa Bowman, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2026, email: bowman46@purdue.edu.

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