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Job ID: 104681

Auburn University

  • Mar. 16, 2018
  • Clinical Sciences
  • Auburn University
    Auburn, AL
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Surgery/Surgical Sciences
    Large Animal Medicine
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Description: The Department of Clinical Sciences at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full time Tenure Track or Clinical Track position at the level of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the Food and Fiber Animal Section. The individual selected to join the team of food animal faculty members will provide in independent primary clinical care and case management, participate in teaching and service within the Food Animal Section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, provide didactic lectures in the professional curriculum, and participate in graduate student and resident training programs. Tenure track positions include an expectation of independent and/or collaborative research. Major clinical assignments will include the food animal hospital services.

Qualifications: A DVM or equivalent degree and eligibility for veterinary licensure in the State of Alabama is required. 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.

We seek candidates with diplomate status or board eligibility in an appropriate specialty college (American College of Theriogenologists; American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Large Animal; American College of Veterinary Surgeons – Large Animal; American Board of Veterinary Practitioners – Food Animal Practice, Beef Cattle Practice, or Dairy Practice). An advanced degree and research experience and/or candidates with appropriate practice experience with an emphasis on food and fiber animal practice is highly desired. Eligibility for obtaining a veterinary license for the State of Georgia is also desired.

Responsibilities: The duties of this position will be divided between clinical service responsibilities, didactic lectures in the professional curriculum, and training of graduate students and residents. Clinical responsibilities will include independent, primary case care within the Food Animal Section. Teaching activities will be conducted principally in a clinical setting. The food animal caseload is predominately beef cattle, and includes small ruminants, dairy cattle, camelids and swine.

The percent effort allocation toward clinical responsibilities and teaching, research, and outreach and service will be established to meet the incumbent’s qualifications and interests and the needs of the Food Animal Services.

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 . 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. Herris Maxwell, Clinical Professor, Auburn University, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Large Animal Teaching Hospital, 1500 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36849-5540. Telephone: 334-844-4490. Email: .

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

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.

  • 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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