Iowa State University Clinical or Tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Food Animal Medicine and Surgery in Ames, Iowa

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Posting Details

Posting Number 800278

Working Title Clinical or Tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Food Animal Medicine and Surgery

Advertised Employing Department Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine (VDPAM)

Appointment Type Faculty - Non-Tenure-Eligible

Base of Employment A - Faculty (12 Months)

Full or Part Time Full-Time

Pay Frequency Monthly

Proposed Start Date As soon as possible

Proposed End Date or Length of Term

Number of Months Employed Per Year 12

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University in Ames, IA, is seeking applications for a full-time, clinical or tenure track, faculty appointment in the area of Food Animal Medicine and Surgery in the Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine.

The successful candidate will join a department with over 50 food animal focused faculty and 130 staff. This position will commit approximately 50-60% effort toward professional practice and outreach, 30-40% towards teaching, and 10-15% towards research. The primary focus for all aspects of the position will be on food animal medicine and surgery.

The successful candidate will have responsibilities for providing professional medical and surgical services to patients referred to the Food Animal and Camelid Hospital of the Iowa State University Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC), to patients on privately owned farms serviced by the ISU Veterinary Field Services unit, and to patients on university farms. Teaching responsibilities include providing clinical instruction to fourth year veterinary students in the VDPAM 476 (Ambulatory Field Services) and VDPAM 477 (Food Animal Medicine and Surgery) rotations while delivering clinical services to clients. The candidate will be expected to provide selected lectures on food animal medicine and surgery in other courses in the professional curriculum. The position will include scholarship of teaching and learning of clinical skills and techniques and advancing best practices in food animal medicine and surgery.

The successful candidate will also have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in departmental programs and committees. The candidate will demonstrate commitment to delivering exceptional patient care, dedication to all levels of education, and contribute to the national prominence of the LVMC.

Required Education and Experience

-DVM or equivalent degree. -1 year of clinical experience in a food animal veterinary practice -Experience as an internist and surgeon in an academic institution or referral hospital

In addition to the requirements above, below are minimum qualifications at the following ranks: CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: A minimum of 5 years of experience in a progressive, high quality veterinary medical practice or university. CLINICAL PROFESSOR: A minimum of 10 years of experience in a progressive, high quality veterinary medical practice or university. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Evidence of experience conducting research or other scholarly activity. ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR: An established record of experience and scholarship appropriate to each rank at Iowa State University

Preferred Education and Experience

-An advanced degree (MS, PhD, or equivalent degree) in clinical sciences or related field. -Additional years of experience practicing food animal veterinary medicine. -Additional years of experience in food animal surgery. -Successful completion of an American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM-Large Animal), American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS-Large Animal), or European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS-Large Animal) residency program. Individuals having credentials accepted by the ACVIM or ACVS or that are in their third year of surgical residency training are also encouraged to apply and will be considered. -Demonstrated ability to instruct veterinary students.

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

(1) State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before first day of employment.

(2) Eligible to receive DEA licensing.

(3) Must have and maintain a valid U.S. state driver’s license and the ability to be authorized to drive University vehicles.

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM), American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS), or European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS), with large animal emphasis.

Department/Program & College Description

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 34,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Department Contact Name Dr. Pat Halbur

Department Contact Phone 515-294-6970

Department Contact Email

Department/Unit Website

Location (if other than Ames)

Additional Information

Faculty Term or Tenure Eligible, 12 Months, Full Time Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three ReferencesIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Guaranteed Consideration Date 01/27/2019

Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

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EO Statement

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

Classification Information

University Title Clinical Assistant Professor - 1300

Salary Commensurate with qualifications

Job Category Faculty