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Clinical Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Emergency Equine Surgeon
Iowa State University

Date Posted Apr. 15, 2019
Title Clinical Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Emergency Equine Surgeon
University Iowa State University
Ames, IA, United States
Department Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Adjunct/Clinical Professor
  • Equine Medicine/Surgery

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, located in Ames, Iowa, invites applications for a full-time, clinical-track faculty appointment in Emergency Equine Surgery housed within the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. This position will be responsible for receiving and assisting with elective and emergency cases admitted both during and after regular business hours and will provide 50% emergency coverage including in-house emergency after hours and weekend obligations. Clinical responsibilities will also include occasional non-equine large animal surgeries. Supporting house officers with emergency and elective cases and student teaching will also be expected.

Further duties involve instructing students in equine medicine and surgery, teaching surgical skills, didactic teaching, and laboratory teaching involving canine and feline patients. The successful candidate will also have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in all levels of technician, student, and house officer education.

Required Education and Experience:
- DVM or equivalent degree
- Successful completion of an American College of Veterinary Surgeons residency program
- State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before the first day of employment
CLINICAL ASSOCIATE OR CLINICAL PROFESSOR: Candidates must meet the requirements commensurate for each rank at the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine.

Preferred Education and Experience:
- Demonstrated competence in emergency and critical care cases
- A record of or notable potential for scholarship obtained through manuscript publication/preparation, or national scholarly, clinical, or educational presentations, or evidence of having applied for, received, or completed grants/funding
- Familiarity with student instruction in a laboratory setting
- Board Certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)

Additional information: To guarantee consideration, please apply by May 15, 2019; however, applications may be submitted until the position is filled.
Successful completion of an American College of Veterinary Surgeons residency program is required on or before the first day of employment, however, individuals in their third year of the training program will be considered and are encouraged to apply.
Schedule: Varied days including teaching duties. 5:00 pm – 8:00 am on-call and weekends for in-house emergency coverage to achieve a minimum 50% coverage responsibility. Morning rounds when indicated; some 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm in-house duties such as rounds and planning, teaching activities, etc. may be required.

About Iowa State University:
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

For a complete position description, including application instructions, please visit: (Posting No. 800157). Interested individuals may contract Dr. Kevin Kersh for additional information (

  • Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

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    Veterinary Clinical Sciences
    Iowa State University
    Ames, IA


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