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Faculty Position in Veterinary Dermatology (002822-2013)

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 Veterinary Dermatology at the Clinical Assistant Professor level.  PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development. A formal faculty mentoring program is in place.

Requirements: 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 patients at the VTH (typically 70% time commitment); building strong relationships with 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 faculty interests and strengths (www.vet.purdue.edu/vcs/). Service and Engagement:  Participation in committee work, professional organizations, delivery of continuing education programs, and other appropriate activities.

Commitment to the PVM missions of learning, discovery, and engagement and the support of the PVM strategic plan (http://www.vet.purdue.edu/strategic_planStrategicPlan2008-2014.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 by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology or European College of Veterinary Dermatology. Candidates should have a sincere interest in providing outstanding clinical service, teaching, and participating in collaborative research. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills, and be able to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and house officers. 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 April 1, 2013 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.

Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse work force.  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.