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Job ID 27024
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

The College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow position in the equine section of the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. The fellow will work within an equine section consisting of 7 faculty members, 5 house officers, 4 technicians and be an integral part of the equine services. Successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the College's overall goals through teaching, clinical service, collaborative research and outreach. Clinical and teaching efforts are anticipated to be 75% of total FTE. Anticipate 36 weeks on clinics (50% primary emergency coverage, 50% rotations through relevant clinical rotations) and 16 weeks off clinics (includes annual leave). Clinical service includes provision of both primary in house and ambulatory emergency service as well as rotation through the clinical services most relevant to the candidate's professional development goals. Teaching activities will include teaching and supervision of clinical veterinary students on equine service rotations. Remaining time may be devoted to professional development, specialty board preparation, didactic teaching, publication, and or clinical research. Significant in-house opportunities are available for education including journal clubs, house officer rounds and continuing education events.


Qualifications include:

  • A Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree (such as VMD, BVSc) and a minimum of 3 years equine practice or internship and residency experience;
  • Licensure or eligibility for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Missouri.Please see http://www.sos.mo.gov/adrules/csr/current/20csr/20c2270-2.pdf ;
  • Certificate or eligibility for DEA / BNDD Certificate;
  • USDA accreditation;
  • A valid driver's license.

If you have questions regarding the position or the Equine Section, please contact Dr. Joanne Kramer, email to [email protected] or phone: (573) -882-3513.

Candidates will be assessed based upon educational and professional achievement and the potential for the candidate to work within the framework of the Equine section. Communication skills, experience working effectively in varied environments and letters of reference will all be considered in selection of candidates

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin in July 2018 and continue until a well qualified candidate is identified and hired.

Other Information

MU's Veterinary Health Center (VHC) is a state-of-the-art teaching and medical services facility for companion animals as well as livestock. Columbia, MO is an ideal location for such a teaching hospital. The population of central Missouri and reasonable proximity to St. Louis and Kansas City provide for a robust small animal emergency and referral caseload.

MU is a nationally competitive, global university. Many states fund separate research and land-grant universities, but Missouri combines those roles at its flagship institution. MU is both a land-grant university with a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri's largest public research university. Mizzou is one of only five universities nationwide that offers law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus.

MU is a national leader in comparative medicine, in which researchers collaborate by sharing discoveries, innovations and treatments for humans and animals. For more about the College of Veterinary Medicine and our impact on Missouri, the nation and the world, go to:

Benefit Eligibility

As a benefit eligible employee at the university, you will be eligible to participate in a broad array of total reward programs that the university makes available including health and retirement benefits. Please visit https://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards to learn more about these options.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

MU Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Columbia Missouri Information

Studies consistently rank Columbia as a top city in which to live for educational facilities, health care, technological savvy, economic growth, and cultural opportunities. The cost of living is still affordable, whether you prefer an apartment in the city, a farm on a country road or a family home near a top notch school. With a population of 108,500, Columbia is located in the heart of Missouri on

Interstate 70. American Airlines connects Columbia Regional Airport with Denver, Dallas and Chicago. We have easy access to international airports from both St. Louis and Kansas City, as well.

Here are a variety of links that provide insights to this special place to live:

Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau - http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/

Columbia-Downtown Association - http://www.discoverthedistrict.com/

Newspapers -http://www.columbiatribune.com/ and http://www.columbiamissourian.com/

Columbia Public Schools - http://www.columbia.k12.mo.us/

Columbia Catholic School - http://www.ccsk8.org/

Columbia Independent School - http://cislions.org/

Daniel Boone Regional Library - http://www.dbrl.org/

Katy Trial - http://www.bikekatytrail.com/columbia.asp

Trail Directory- http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/ParksandRec/Trails/

Columbia Parks and Recreation - http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/ParksandRec/

Stephens Lake Park-http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/ParksandRec/Parks/Stephens_Lake/index.php

Columbia Activity and Recreation Center - http: //www.gocolumbiamo.com/ParksandRec/ARC/

There are 22 area sites owned, leased or managed by MO Dept of Conservation - http://mdc.mo.gov/

Columbia's Farmer's Market - http://www.columbiafarmersmarket.org/

Art in Columbia - http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/Arts/Documents/galleryguide.pdf

Film Festival - http://ragtagfilm.com/

Jazz - http://www.wealwaysswing.org/index.php

Blues Festival - http://www.rootsnbluesnbbq.com/

RagTag Cinema - http://www.ragtagfilm.com/

University Concert Series - http://www.concertseries.org/

Golf Courses - http://www.golflink.com/golf-courses/city.aspx?dest=Columbia+MO

Wineries & breweries- http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/web/things_to_do/wineries_breweries.php





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Posted: 7/6/2018
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