The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Iowa State University (ISU) is excited to invite applicants for a full-time, clinical-track or tenure-track faculty position in Ophthalmology. The qualifications, documented experience, and interests of the selected candidate will determine appointment rank. Preference will be given to individuals who are already board certified, although applications are encouraged from those who are board eligible or in their final year of residency training.
The successful candidate will enhance the in-state and national prominence of the Ophthalmology activities at Iowa State University by joining an established, dynamic Ophthalmology Service that includes 3 residents and 2 devoted technicians. Clinical effort will be dedicated to professional practice and clinical instruction in the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). The Ophthalmology Service experiences a strong and varied clinical caseload (over 2000 ophthalmology patients each year) with solid support from referring veterinarians. Non-clinical time will be dedicated to the development of a creative program of scholarship, didactic and laboratory teaching, academic service, and outreach activities. The ideal candidate may also have a unique clinical focus that will enhance the Ophthalmology Service activities in the LVMC. A commitment to practicing a customer centered service philosophy and maintaining a collegial working environment is expected. Iowa State University especially seeks candidates who are interested in contributing to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and outreach efforts.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
-DVM or equivalent degree.
- Successful completion of an American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ACVO), including American Board of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ABVO), or European College of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ECVO) approved residency training program. Candidates in their final year of an approved residency training program will also be considered.
- State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before the first day of employment.
In addition, positions at the following ranks will require:
· ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR: An established record of experience and scholarship through manuscript preparation and publication comparable to that expected for commensurate rank at ISU; professional practice and clinical teaching as a board certified ophthalmologist; national or international scholarly, clinical, or education presentations; and a successful record of external granting activity are required.
· CLINICAL ASSOCIATE OR CLINICAL PROFESSOR: Candidates must meet the requirements commensurate for each rank at the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine.
-Familiarity or experience with student or other trainee instruction.
- Clinical or basic science research experience.
- Clinical experience in both small and large animal ophthalmology.
- Board certification by The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists or the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.
Internal Number: R3004
About Iowa State University
The Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC) at Iowa State University is a state-of-the-art facility designed to provide specialized care and comprehensive medical and surgical services for companion and large animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states. Our clinicians, residents, interns, technicians, staff, and senior veterinary students work collaboratively to provide 24-hour, high-quality care to animal patients. As the nation’s first public veterinary school, Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine takes pride in its heritage while shaping the future of veterinary professional practice, education, research and service.
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.
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