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 150 staff. This position will commit approximately 50-75% effort toward professional practice and outreach, 30-50% towards teaching, and 5-20% 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). On a limited basis, services may also be provided 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 477 (Food Animal Medicine and Surgery) rotation 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.
DVM or equivalent degree.
Experience as an internist and surgeon in an academic institution or referral hospital. This may include experience as a resident.
State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before first date of employment.
Eligible to receive DEA licensing.
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
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Iowa State University
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 36,000 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.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.