Clinical Asst/Assoc Professor, Equine Field Services

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Surgery, Veterinary Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, at Virginia Tech, invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time, calendar year non-tenure track Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor position in Equine Field Services. The position is service oriented and will include management of patients and clients in the Equine Field Service section of the VMRCVM. This will include an emphasis on preventive health care and routine medical, surgical and dental procedures on horses. Positive interaction with local practitioners and referring veterinarians will be essential as will close interaction with the other service based sections of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital e.g., Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, Diagnostic Services, and the Equine Podiatry Center. Participation in provision of emergency duty on a shared, rotational basis is expected. The successful applicant will also contribute to the management and continued development of the Equine Field Service. This will include, if and where appropriate, participation in faculty governance activities and contribution to the VMCVM outreach programs. Clinical teaching experience, is a desirable attribute for this position. The position consists of didactic, laboratory and clinical instruction in equine medicine and surgery, including preventive health programs. Scholarly activity and participation in collaborative research will be expected for a non-tenure track classification. Appointment will be non-tenure track in the rank of Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor with a calendar year appointment type. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The starting date for the position is September 1, 2021. Interested candidates should submit an electronic application, including a letter of intent with a statement of professional goals, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references at, Job number 516730.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree and demonstrate experience in equine practice by appointment start date.

Preferred Qualifications

Diplomate status in the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (or other relevant AVMA specialty) is preferred; however, board eligible candidates or individuals desirous of becoming board certified will be considered. The ideal candidate is likely to have leadership/management experience in an equine practice setting.

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Salary Information

Salary - Faculty

Review Date

Review of applications will begin July 28, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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Advertised: July 19, 2021
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