A one-year visiting assistant professor position will be available as early as February 15, 2021. Responsibilities will be focused on providing clinical services to Veterinary Teaching Hospital patients/herds in the Farm Animal Ambulatory section; building strong relationships with cattle clientele and referring veterinarians; teaching and supervising veterinary students, veterinary technician students, and house officers.
Caseload is predominantly beef and dairy cattle; occasional treatment of small ruminants and swine is required. The successful candidate will participate in primary emergency call; this is currently shared among three farm animal ambulatory faculty. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. A background check is required for employment by the University.
Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree with experience in farm animal ambulatory settings. Preference will be given to candidates having completed an internship/residency in farm animal medicine. Candidates with private practice experience will be considered.
Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University 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 EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About Purdue University
Located in West Lafayette, Indiana between Indianapolis and Chicago, Purdue University is one of the nation’s leading land grant universities with a full range of academic majors, over 38,000 students, and more than 10,000 employees. Our West Lafayette campus can be likened to a small city. We have our own fire and police departments, computing infrastructure, health center, power plant, banquet and catering facilities, veterinary teaching hospital, and printing and transportation services. Purdue University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages each individual to strive to reach his or her own potential.
The VCS department is one of three departments in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Our mission is to educate members of the veterinary health care team and biomedical community, to create and communicate knowledge, and to provide outstanding clinical service for the citizens of Indiana and surrounding region.