The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM), Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS), invites applications for a full-time (12 month) Tenure-track or Clinical-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Large Animal Surgery. PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development. A formal faculty mentoring program is in place.
The successful candidate will actively participate in the discovery, learning and engagement missions of the PVM and VCS department. Important activities include: Discovery: All faculty are expected to collaborate on clinical research projects. Tenure track faculty are expected to develop an independent research program. Research that complements the interests and strengths of current faculty interests is ideal but can also be tailored to the candidate’s specific background and interests. Collaborative research opportunities are also available with the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, the College of Health and Human Sciences, the College of Agriculture and Lafayette Center for Medical Education. Clinical Service: Providing clinical service to patients of the VTH (typical time commitment: 30-50% Tenure Track and 60-70% Clinical Track); supervising veterinary students, veterinary nursing students, and house officers; and building strong relationships with referring veterinarians. Back up emergency call is shared with other faculty. Learning: Excellent clinical, didactic and laboratory instruction of veterinary students, veterinary nursing students, house officers, and graduate students. Service and Engagement: Participation in committee work, professional organizations, delivery of continuing education, and other applicable activities.
Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree, and completion of a residency program approved by the American College of Veterinary Surgery (ACVS), or board certified by the ACVS. Candidates should have a sincere interest in research, providing outstanding clinical service, outreach, and teaching. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills, and be able to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, house officers and clientele. The clinical responsibility will be caring for all large animal species with a predominant focus on equine surgery. A willingness to participate in the farm animal surgery service is required. The successful candidate will also participate in a shared on call emergency service for the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. A background check is required for employment by the University.
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.
Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine/Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests, or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree, and completion of a residency program approved by the American College of Veterinary Surgery (ACVS), or board certified by the ACVS.
About Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Located in West Lafayette, Indiana between Indianapolis and Chicago, Purdue University is one of the nation’s leading land grant universities with a full range of academic majors, over 38,000 students, and more than 10,000 employees. Our West Lafayette campus can be likened to a small city. We have our own fire and police departments, computing infrastructure, health center, power plant, banquet and catering facilities, veterinary teaching hospital, and printing and transportation services. Purdue University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages each individual to strive to reach his or her own potential.
The VCS department is one of three departments in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Our mission is to educate members of the veterinary health care team and biomedical community, to create and communicate knowledge, and to provide outstanding clinical service for the citizens of Indiana and surrounding region.