Assistant Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine
Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.
Posting Number: 5024
Internal Posting Date: 02-24-2017
Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled
External Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Review of Applications begins on: 03-10-2017
Job Title: Assistant Professor
Multiple Position Numbers:
Multiple Position Numbers: No
Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Veterinary Medicine
Primary Department: 10046764 SMALL ANIMAL CLINICAL SCIENCES - CVM
Position Employee Group: Fixed Term Faculty-FAS
Appointment Basis: Annual Year, 12 months
Appointment Status: Fixed Term Faculty
Employment %: 100%
Varied Work Hours (if applicable):
Limited Term/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information:
Faculty: Salary Range Support Staff: Pay Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience
If flex, dates of annual flex leave:
Pay Grade Level:
Position Summary: The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences is inviting applications for a fixed-term faculty position in veterinary companion animal primary care. The position is a 1 year, fixed-term appointment with the academic rank of assistant professor. This is a full time, 12-month appointment that has the potential for renewal beyond the first year. The successful applicant will join two other full-time faculty members, a licensed veterinary technician, and a veterinary assistant devoted to the primary care
service. Department faculty also include specialists in surgery, internal medicine, emergency and critical care medicine, cardiology, neurology, dermatology, ophthalmology, oncology, sports medicine and rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging, and anesthesia.
The duties of the successful applicant include participation in the teaching and service missions of the College of Veterinary Medicine. Approximately 70-80% effort will be devoted to clinical service and instruction. Applicants should have experience and aptitude in delivering excellent primary (first-opinion) medical, surgical, and dental care to companion (canine and feline) animals. Small exotic "pocket pet" clinical experience is desirable but not essential. An interest in shelter medicine is also desirable, but not essential. The position involves extensive instruction of veterinary students in a teaching-hospital setting, and training of veterinary interns assigned to the primary care service. The instructional model emphasizes increasing student autonomy and hands-on experience under direct veterinary supervision, attempting to simulate a high-throughput, time-efficient practice environment.
Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements Minimum qualifications include a DVM degree (or equivalent) from an AVMA accredited veterinary school, and a valid license to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Michigan. At least one year of post-graduate (DVM) companion animal clinical experience is required, with three or more years highly desirable.
Typing Requirements (wpm):
Summary of Health Risks and Physical Demands (if applicable):
Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Optional Applicant Documents:
Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required
Special Instructions to Applicants: References: Provide full names and contact information (phone numbers, e-mail, postal address, fax numbers) of 3 individuals acting as references.
Department Website Address:
Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Stephan Carey/Assistant Professor HPemail@example.com
If flex, dates of annual flex leave:
If flexible appointment, indicate end date of annual flex leave:
If flex, number of months worked per year:
Web Address for Posting: jobs.msu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=70060
Union Affiliation: Non Union
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.