The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month position as a Lecturer in the Department of Veterinary Administration beginning in August 2021. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree, excellent communication skills, and a strong interest in teaching veterinary students. Competency in performing basic clinical techniques in small animal species or large animal species is required. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and to candidates who are competent in both large and small animal species.
The primary responsibilities of this position involve teaching DVM students in the first year of the program, particularly in anatomy laboratories, clinical skills laboratories and problem-based learning (PBL) courses. The individual will create instructional materials to integrate anatomy and physiology with the PBL cases. The individual will write cases for the PBL courses, create other instructional resources and write examination questions. This individual may be assigned as instructor-of-record and course coordinator as appropriate. Participation in PVM engagement activities such as summer camps is expected. Other teaching responsibilities may be assigned as appropriate.
The strategic plan of the PVM emphasizes the importance of excellence and innovation in veterinary education that results in the graduation of career-ready veterinarians. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to directly contribute to this goal.
Commitment to the College and Departmental missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, and support of the College and Department strategic plans are essential. The successful candidate is expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and support cultural diversity in the College. In turn, PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development and has a formal faculty mentoring program. The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University 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'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 Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests, or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Applicants must include a letter of intent describing professional goals and diversity statement; curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information of three professional references via the provided link: https://careers.purdue.edu/ (search keyword veterinary). A background check will be required for employment in this position. Review of applications will begin on July 30, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.
Candidates must have the ability to work in the US without immigration sponsorship from Purdue University.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Purdue University is one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities with its flagship campus located in West Lafayette, Indiana, between Chicago and Indianapolis. The West Lafayette campus offers a full range of academic majors, enrolls more than 38,000 students and employs more than 10,000 faculty and staff. Purdue University is known for excellence in learning, discovery and engagement in STEM disciplines. The University, which is a member of the Big Ten Conference, and the cities of West Lafayette and Lafayette form a vibrant community with many educational and cultural events, festivals and sporting events throughout the year. The community is ranked #2 on Forbes’ List of Best Small Places for Business and Careers in the U.S. The proximity to Chicago and Indianapolis further expand the opportunities for enriching entertainment and activities.
The College of Veterinary Medicine is one of 12 colleges in the University. Purdue Veterinary Medicine (PVM) seeks to globally advance animal health and welfare and human health through excellence in learning, discovery and engagement. PVM pursues this mission as the leading veterinary college for the comprehensive educatio...n of the veterinary team and for discovery and engagement in selected areas of veterinary and comparative biomedical sciences. PVM is one of only four U.S. veterinary colleges with both a veterinary nursing program and a DVM program. The Purdue Veterinary Hospital (PVH) serves as the clinical learning environment for Veterinary Nursing and DVM students and supports clinical studies of faculty involved in applied research. The PVH offers top-quality services in most of the veterinary specialties, and has achieved an outstanding reputation for delivering those services with excellence and compassion.
PVM also has a strong emphasis on scientific discovery, with signature research programs in the areas of infectious diseases and immunology; cancer; neuroscience; orthopedics and tissue engineering; and animal welfare science and the human-animal bond. In addition, PVM is committed to achieving the strategic goal of providing service and knowledge that impact our global society with an emphasis on diversity initiatives, international programs, K-12 outreach programs and community service. In all areas, PVM’s dedicated faculty, staff and students work collaboratively to achieve the College’s goals with a strong sense of community, collegiality, and inclusion.