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Faculty Position in Equine Ambulatory Practice(002749-2012)

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM), Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS), invites applications for an eighty percent (80%) 12 month clinical-track faculty position in Equine Ambulatory Practice at the Clinical Assistant Professor level.  The successful candidate will join an established ambulatory team consisting of two board certified veterinarians and one veterinary technician.  PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development.  A formal faculty mentoring program is in place.

Qualifications: for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree, ability to practice as a licensed veterinarian in Indiana, and at least 4 years experience in equine practice.  Candidates must be board certified in a relevant AVMA recognized specialty.  Preference will be given to applicants who have equine ambulatory experience.  Clinical commitment is approximately 70%.  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.  Primary emergency call is shared with other Equine Ambulatory faculty.  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. 

Applications: Review of applications will begin on November 12, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.  A background check is required for employment in this position.  Applicants should send a letter of intent describing professional goals, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and contact information of three professional references to:  Ms. Allison Carey, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2026, email: aacarey@purdue.edu.

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