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Job ID: 104683

Auburn University

  • Mar. 16, 2018
  • Clinical Sciences
  • Auburn University
    Auburn, AL
    United States
  • Open until Filled
  • Available Immediately
  • Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Small/Lab Animal Medicine
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The Department of Clinical Sciences at the Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants to fill a full-time, 12-month appointment. Depending upon experience, qualifications and interest, the successful candidate may be appointed to either a tenure-track (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) or non-tenure track (Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) position in Small Animal Internal Medicine.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching and clinical service in the Small Animal Teaching Hospital. Teaching responsibilities include the clinical and didactic instructional activities of the professional veterinary medicine and postgraduate training programs related to small animal internal medicine. Clinical service and research responsibilities are negotiable and will depend on the successful candidate’s interests and the type of appointment, i.e. clinical vs. tenure track appointment. There is ample opportunity to participate in established research programs within the department and college.

Requirements/ Qualifications: Qualified applicants must hold a DVM or equivalent degree and be a Diplomate of ACVIM or ECVIM. Applicants that are qualified to sit for certifying ACVIM examination will be considered. Eligibility for veterinary licensure in the State of Alabama is required. For a tenure track position, we seek candidates with research experience. The candidate must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of the appointment and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills with clients, students and colleagues are expected. Skill or interest in ultrasonography is desired. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and credentials.

Review of applications will commence on April 1, 2018 and will continue until a qualified applicant is recommended for appointment.

Application Process: Applications must include a letter of intent stating professional goals, a curriculum vitae and names and email addresses of three references. Please apply online at: . Please send additional inquiries to Dr. Saralyn Smith-Carr (, search committee chair.

The College of Veterinary Medicine is located on the edge of the Auburn University campus, in the east central Alabama community of Auburn-Opelika. Collaborations with individuals in other Veterinary College departments, on the main campus, and at the University of Alabama and Emory University Medical Schools are available and contribute to the success of Auburn’s clinical programs. Faculty members include specialists in internal medicine, oncology, dermatology, neurology, critical care, anesthesia, clinical pathology, radiology, radiation oncology and surgery. Onsite equipment includes MRI, CT, linear accelerator, hyperbaric oxygen chamber and CRRT unit. The veterinary hospital is a certified level 1 trauma center with 24-hour emergency/critical care capabilities. Specialty equipment for the medicine service includes cystourethroscope, endoscope (Fujinon Eve 400), and 2 dedicated ultrasound machine (Philips IE33 and Acuson P300 ). The hospital is equipped with a state-of-the art interventional suite. The hospital’s interventional team includes faculty from internal medicine, surgery, cardiology, and radiology services.

Auburn University is the land-grant University for the state of Alabama and has a contractual affiliation to provide veterinary education for the State of Kentucky. Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2018, it was ranked 46th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees in agriculture and engineering, and the arts and sciences. Its 2017 enrollment of 29,776 students includes 23,964 undergraduates and 5,812 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,450 faculty members offer more than 200 educational programs. The University, nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, has a positive work environment, good student engagement, and a beautiful campus.

Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the "best small towns in America," and one of the "top ten small towns in the South" with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public school systems and regional medical centers. Numerous cultural and recreational venues and idyllic escapes are within 1 hour of Auburn including Callaway Gardens, the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and numerous shopping and dining experiences. Clement weather allows for extensive outdoor recreational opportunities including trails for walking or cycling, Lake Martin with its 600 miles of shoreline, Tuskegee National Forest and other State Parks, all within a short drive from downtown.

  • Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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