Assistant/Associate/Professor of Food Animal Medicine and Production – Virginia Tech, United States

Publicado hace 5 meses

Work type: Teaching & Research Faculty
Senior management: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Instructional / Teaching Faculty, Veterinary Medicine

Job Description

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM) Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Blacksburg, VA, invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time, calendar-year, clinical non-tenure or tenure track faculty position. The successful candidate’s clinical service will be in the Production Management Medicine section of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team supporting the teaching, clinical service, outreach, and research missions of the College. A commitment to the values of belonging, equity, and inclusion are critical for this role. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere, and a desire to participate in a diverse, dynamic community are essential.

The successful candidate will share service and teaching responsibilities with faculty members in the Production Management Medicine section. The clinical duties of this position are varied and include ambulatory field service, outpatient and inpatient hospital case management, and shared after-hours emergency coverage. Applicants must be committed to excellent patient care, exceptional client service, and establishing relationships with referring veterinarians. The food animal caseload is varied and consists of approximately 50% beef cattle, 20% dairy cattle, 25% small ruminant and 5% swine.

Scholarly activity and participation in collaborative research will be expected with a clinical non-tenure track faculty position. The expectations for tenure track applicants include development of an independent research program with external funding. This professional will contribute to experiential, didactic, laboratory, and small group instruction of DVM students as well as training of house officers and/or graduate students. The successful candidate will join a team environment, working closely with colleagues in the Production Management Medicine service and Large Animal Internal Medicine and Surgery services, while establishing relationships with other colleagues within the VMCVM and across the University.

Required Qualifications

This position requires a DVM or equivalent degree with 3-5 years of clinical experience with food animal species. Candidates must be eligible for a Virginia faculty veterinary license and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The candidate must demonstrate commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include previous experience working with veterinary students in a clinical environment; 5+ years of clinical experience with food animal species; successful completion of a residency training program in an AVMA-recognized specialty, including but not limited to those approved by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, American College of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, American College of Theriogenology, or American College of Internal Medicine; and an advanced degree (MS/PhD) in biomedical sciences.

Pay Band

Faculty; Salary

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Salary Information

Salary to commensurate with rank, track, and assigned FTE

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Dr. Sherrie Clark at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Applications close: Open until filled

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