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Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 15, 2023

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Position Function:

The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine has an immediate opening for a tenure track faculty position in Small Animal Internal Medicine.

Salary Grade : UC

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges. For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Area of Specialization:

Small Animal Internal Medicine

Anticipated Appointment Date:

March 1, 2024

Tenure Track Status:

Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching responsibilities involve didactic teaching and clinical training of professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. Service responsibilities involve clinical case management, rotating emergency duty, and consultation with private practitioners. Clinical duties in the Small Animal Medicine service will be shared with four other faculty members. The service currently has three residents enrolled in an ACVIM-approved three-year combined residency and thesis-driven master’s program. Participation in the college’s continuing education and clinical research program is strongly encouraged, as is the development of a specific area of clinical and research focus and expertise. External grant acquisition and supervision of postgraduate degree students is encouraged and supported, and initial funding is available to support the development of research initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

DVM or equivalent degree. Ability to obtain licensure in the Mississippi.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):


Preferred Qualifications:

Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine is preferred, but residency-trained individuals eligible for final certification examination will also be considered. An advanced degree and experience in clinical research are desirable.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of 3 references to Dr. Andrew Mackin, Head, Department of Clinical Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, 240 Wise Center Drive, P.O. Box 6100, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Queries regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Mackin, office phone 662-325-6631, cell 662-418-3277, or email, or Dr John Thomason, Service Chief of Small Animal Internal Medicine, office phone 662-325-2412, cell 804-683-6302, or email

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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