The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM), Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS), invites applications for a one-year, full-time (100%, 12 month) Visiting Assistant Professor position in Mobile Surgery/Shelter Medicine.
Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree, ability to practice as a licensed veterinarian in Indiana, and a minimum of one years’ experience with primary care small animal medicine and surgery. Preference will be given to candidates with shelter medicine and HQHV surgical experience.
The successful candidate will serve as one of two veterinarians operating the mobile surgery unit (Priority4Paws). Daily responsibilities will be to provide clinical instruction to students performing spay/neuter procedures (including pediatric spays/neuters) on shelter animals as well as providing instruction and consultation on shelter management and care of shelter animals. The successful candidate will represent Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM) in the community and should be willing to educate the public on responsible pet ownership (including spay and neuter philosophy), participate in professional organizations and community service, deliver continuing education programs, and other appropriate activities. Candidates must be able to provide outstanding clinical service, possess effective interpersonal and communication skills, and excellent teaching skills, and be able to work collaboratively with faculty and staff and effectively engage students. Teaching responsibilities include clinical, didactic and laboratory instruction of DVM students, and veterinary technician students. The clinical commitment for this position is approximately 70-80%. The PVM is supportive of individual faculty career growth and development. A formal faculty-mentoring program is in place. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Candidates must have the ability to work in the US without immigration sponsorship from Purdue University. A background check is required for employment in this position.
Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine 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 letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine 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 is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About Purdue University
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.