Instructor - Integrated Food Animal Management Systems

College of Veterinary Medicine - University of Illinois
Illinois, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Veterinary Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time



3505 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building, MC-002 2001 S. Lincoln Ave.

Urbana, IL 61802-6178      


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Veterinary Medicine

Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine

Instructor - 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

 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Veterinary Teaching Hospital invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, Instructor in the Integrated Food Animal Management Systems (IFAMS) group. The IFAMS section consists of seven core faculty, two house officers, three graduate students, and two technical staff. We deliver core and elective courses across all four years of the professional curriculum, have a large and diverse research program, service local, national, and international food producers, and deliver educational programs for producers and veterinarians locally, nationally, and internationally.

 Professional opportunities: We are seeking a strong team member who is interested in utilizing and developing his/her clinical and teaching skills in a healthy, collaborative, busy, and vibrant clinical teaching environment. The ideal candidate would be committed to a multi-year appointment with an opportunity for professional development and advancement within the role.

 Personal opportunities: Urbana-Champaign offers the residential advantages of a medium-sized university city, excellent cultural opportunities, and 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 life.

 Requirements: The candidate must have extensive experience in embryo transfer work. Preference will be given to candidates who have clinical expertise in this field and certification by the American Embryo Transfer Association for embryo freezing and transfer. The ideal candidate will be able to build a program and case load based on advanced assisted reproductive techniques for cattle and small ruminants. Candidates must have a DVM degree or equivalent. They must have a willingness to instruct students and house officers with varied experience. Certification in the American College of Theriogenology within six years is an expectation for this position if the candidate in not currently a Diplomate.

 Duties: This position is a 100% 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 December 1, 2021. The primary responsibilities associated with this position will be to lead the continued development and growth of advanced assisted reproductive techniques, specifically embryo transfer and in-vitro fertilization (IVF) in cattle, sheep, and goats. Collaborative delivery of instruction in the third-year core didactic and fourth-year core clinical rotations will be expected. Emergency duties will be shared with fellow clinicians in an equitable manner.

 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

 Starting date: Anticipated starting date is December 1, 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.

 Application procedures: Please create a candidate profile through  In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by October 8, 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:

 Dr. Annette McCoy

Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine University of Illinois

1008 West Hazelwood Drive Urbana, IL 61802-4714



 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. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. 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.



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