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Clinical Asst/Assoc Professor Food Animal Field Services

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

Job Description

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time, calendar year non-tenure track Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor position in Food Animal Field Services. Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree. Practice experience with food animals is required. Diplomate status or eligibility for certification examination by an AVMA specialty college is preferred. Clinical teaching experience, demonstrated commitment to service and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are desirable attributes for this position. The position consists of didactic, laboratory and clinical instruction in food animal medicine and surgery, including production medicine. Clinical service (70%) will be to participate in the Food Animal Field Services unit of the Production Management Medicine Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, including individual patient management, herd health management, and consultation with clients in the local practice area. Additional responsibility will include participation in the emergency service with other clinicians. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in continuing education and outreach programs of the College of Veterinary Medicine. Didactic instruction (20%) will include participation in professional instruction on topics related to food animal health. Scholarly activity and participation in collaborative research will be expected (10%). Rank will be as a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor with a calendar year appointment. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The starting date for the position is July 1, 2020.

Required Qualifications

DVM or equivalent degree.
Practice experience with food animals is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Diplomate status or eligibility for certification examination by an AVMA specialty college or board is preferred.

Salary Information

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Review Date

March 1, 2020

Additional Information

Interested candidates should submit an online application, including a letter of intent with a statement of professional goals, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to:  Dr. David Wong, Head, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0442.  Review of applications will begin March 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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