Description: The Department of Clinical Sciences at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time, Clinical or Tenure Track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Theriogenology position in the Food and Fiber Animal Section. The individual selected will participate in clinical teaching and service within the Food and Fiber Animal Section, didactic lectures in the professional curriculum, and graduate and resident training. A tenure track position would also have expectations of independent and/or collaborative research.
Qualifications: A DVM or comparable degree along with diplomate status or board eligibility with the American College of Theriogenologists or other appropriate specialty board is required. Eligibility for faculty veterinary licensure in the State of Alabama is also required. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills are required. An advanced degree, prior theriogenology experience, and research experience is desirable.
Responsibilities: The duties of this position will be divided between clinical responsibilities, didactic lectures and graduate and resident training. Teaching obligations will consist primarily of clinical teaching. Clinical responsibilities will include independent, primary care within the Food and Fiber Animal Section of the Large Animal Teaching Hospital. The food animal caseload is predominately beef and dairy cattle, but small ruminants, llamas, alpacas and swine are also seen. Time commitment between clinical responsibilities and research will be established dependent on the incumbent’s experience and interest.
Application Review: Review of applications will begin April 15, 2018 and will continue until a candidate is recommended for appointment.
Application Procedure: Please apply online at http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2749 . Applications must include a letter of intent stating professional goals, a curriculum vitae, and names and email addresses of three references. Please direct inquiries to the search committee chair: Dr. Misty Edmondson, Associate Professor, Auburn University, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Area: The College of Veterinary Medicine is located on the edge of the Auburn University campus in east-central Alabama. Collaborative opportunities are readily available within the College of Veterinary Medicine and across the Auburn University campus as well as at medical colleges at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Emory University. For more information about the College of Veterinary Medicine, please reference our website at www.vetmed.auburn.edu .
Auburn University is nationally recognized for commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment, exciting student life, and the beauty of its campus. The campus is geographically located in a moderate climate with easy access to both beach and mountain recreational regions and is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, GA and Montgomery, AL. The vibrant Auburn-Opelika community has a population of over 160,000. Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2018 edition of U.S. News and World Report, Auburn ranked 46th among the nation’s public universities. Auburn is an institution that is both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees. Enrollment in 2018 is over 29,700 students and includes 23,964 undergraduates, 4707 graduate students, and 1,105 professional-doctorate students in Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine. There are 1,192 instructional faculty members distributed across nine Colleges and three Schools. Degrees are offered in more than 200 academic programs.