Instructor/Lecturer in Integrated Food Animal Management Systems

Employer
College of Veterinary Medicine - University of Illinois
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Jul 16, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

 

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA CHAMPAIGN

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE

 

Instructor/Lecturer in Integrated Food Animal Management Systems

 

Full-time, 100% (12-month basis)

 

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

 

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine invites applications for full-time, 12-month appointment in the Integrated Food Animal Management Systems section. We deliver core and elective courses across all four years of the professional curriculum, graduate instruction, and deliver educational programs for clients and veterinarians locally, nationally and internationally.

 

Professional opportunities: We are seeking a candidate who is a team player and interested in utilizing and developing their teaching skills in a healthy, collaborative, busy and vibrant teaching environment. Candidates should be committed to seeking opportunities for professional development and advancement.

 

Personal opportunities: Urbana-Champaign offers the residential advantages of a medium-sized university city, excellent cultural opportunities, and a high quality of life. In 2010, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was ranked in the top four research universities by the Harvard University’s Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education in balancing work and home.

 

Requirements: Candidates must have a DVM degree or equivalent, licensure, or legibility for licensure, to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Illinois, clinical veterinary experience with livestock and the credentials to be accepted as PhD candidate in the Department of Pathobiology. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated ability to teach and develop online courses that are part of a graduate program for veterinarians and the livestock industry. It is imperative that the successful candidate have demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people in a team atmosphere.

 

Duties: This position is a 100% teaching appointment in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine. The appointment will be full time and will be a non-tenured, academic position with a starting date on or about August 16, 2021. The primary responsibilities associated with this position will be to provide instruction for both graduate level courses as part of the Master of Veterinary Science program and the professional curriculum for DVM candidates. Senior faculty support will be available when necessary for both the delivery and development of course material. The successful candidate will be expected to provide 65-75% of their effort to didactic teaching with remaining time allocated to pursuing a PhD degree as part of the Applied Livestock Epidemiology Laboratory in the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and providing diagnostic services to producers as part of the laboratory.

 

Salary: Commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications. The University of Illinois offers a complete benefits package. A summary explanation of these benefits can be found at https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/benefits.

 

Starting date: Anticipated starting date is August 16, 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.

 

Application procedures: Please create a candidate profile through jobs.illinois.edu. In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by July 28, 2021. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. If you are interested or would like additional information on the position, please contact:

 

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.