The College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University seeks a clinical or tenure Track assistant professor to serve as the Clinical Skills Coordinator who will provide leadership and strategic direction in the coordination, instruction, and refinement of a longitudinal clinical skills curriculum for 1st and 2nd year veterinary students. This individual will work collaboratively with faculty and staff to foster a culture of excellence in clinical skills training and assessment of K-State veterinary students.
Opportunities may exist for the individual to participate in clinical service or rounds sessions within the Veterinary Health Center at K-State to maintain clinical acumen and proficiency. As a clinical track position, there is a minor expectation of independent or collaborative research or scholarly activity.
Opportunity for a tenure track position is possible for an exceptional candidate with a desire for more substantial scholarly activity.
Coordinate and teach core clinical skills courses in the 1st and 2nd year of the veterinary curriculum.
Collaborate with college leadership and faculty to ensure horizontal and vertical integration of the clinical skills curriculum across the continuum of the professional veterinary degree program.
Participate in programs and professional organizations to assure improvement, innovation, and application of best practices for clinical skills education.
Manage the inventory of equipment, supplies, hardware, and software systems utilized within the clinical skills curriculum.
Assist with development and management of the clinical skills curriculum budget.
Direct or collaborate in scholarship activities pertaining to K-State CVM clinical skills curriculum by conducting and/or participating in scholarly activities to further the institution's contributions to veterinary education.
As the lead faculty member for clinical skills curriculum (Y1 and Y2), faculty responsibilities include development and refinement of student assignments, assessments, tracking student performance and generation of final course grades.
Collaborate with relevant faculty, educational committees and offices on matters regarding clinical skills course schedule, content, curriculum mapping and review/evaluation.
Oversee clinical skills curriculum support staff.
To apply, please submit the following:
Letter summarizing experience
Personal teaching philosophy
Names and email addresses of three references
Review of applications will begin immediately. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Katherine KuKanich at email@example.com or 785-532-5690.
DVM or equivalent degree and eligibility for faculty veterinary licensure in the State of Kansas is required
At least three years of clinical practice experience is required with preference for multi-species practice experience
Advanced (Master’s or Doctoral) degree in health professions education or related field
Board certification in a veterinary specialty college
Experience in the education of veterinary students and/or graduate trainees in clinical settings
Understanding of educational pedagogy as it relates to the clinical sciences
Experience in educational research and/or scholarship
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with members of an academic community
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team
Strong self-motivational, organizational, and managerial skills
Internal Number: 508517
About Kansas State University- College of Veterinary Medicine
At the College of Veterinary Medicine, we embrace the One Health concept. We recognize how animal and human health are deeply intertwined. This understanding guides everything we do, from innovation and excellence in teaching to research and service to promote animal and human health for the public good. As a college, we are committed to an environment that is fulfilling and rewarding, and is recognized for good communication, productive collaboration, mutual respect, diversity, integrity and honesty.