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College of Veterinary Medicine Faculty Position in Equine Ambulatory Practice (003053-2014)

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM), Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS), invites applications for a full-time (100%, 12 month) Clinical Assistant Professor position in Equine Ambulatory Practice.  The successful candidate will join an established ambulatory team consisting of two board certified veterinarians and one veterinary technician. Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, IN Tippecanoe County (pop. 170,000) is within easy access to both Indianapolis and Chicago. This is a great community with an established and supportive clientele. The successful candidate will have access to one of two fully stocked trucks with ultrasound units, digital radiography, endoscopy, power dental equipment, and computerized medical records.  In addition, the equine ambulatory practice has the support of and access to all of the resources of the fully accredited Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, clinical pathology laboratory, and Indiana’s Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.  The PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development.  A formal faculty mentoring program is in place.

Qualifications: Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree, ability to practice as a licensed veterinarian in Indiana, and equine ambulatory experience.  Preference will be given to applicants who are board certified in a relevant AVMA recognized specialty. Clinical commitment is approximately 70%. Primary emergency call is shared with other Equine Ambulatory faculty. The successful candidate will serve as the subsection chief and will have scheduling and budgetary responsibilities. Candidates must demonstrate a sincere interest in providing outstanding clinical service and possess effective interpersonal and communication skills, excellent teaching skills, and evidence that they can work collaboratively with faculty and effectively engage students and staff. Teaching responsibilities include clinical, didactic and laboratory instruction of DVM students, veterinary technician students, house officers, and graduate students. Candidates will be expected to collaborate on clinical research projects to support the discovery activities of the PVM. Participation in engagement activities, including committee work and delivery of continuing education programs, is expected. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Commitment to the College and Departmental missions of learning, discovery, and engagement and support of the College and Department strategic plans (http://www.vet.purdue.edu/about/files/documents/pvm-strategic-plan.pdf http://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 support cultural diversity in the College.

Applications: Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of intent describing professional goals including 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. A background check is required for employment in this position.

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential. 

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse work force.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.