The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University (ISU CVM
), located in Ames, Iowa, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, clinical or tenure-track faculty appointment in the area of Food Animal Ambulatory Medicine in the Veterinary Field Services (VFS
) section of the department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine (VDPAM
). The ISU CVM
Veterinary Field Services section provides individual animal and herd health services for beef, dairy, swine, sheep, goats, and camelids via fully equipped mobile veterinary trucks to accommodate the high-interest in farm animal medicine among our veterinary students and to provide veterinary service to local producers. Services include year-round, 24-hour emergency care, diagnostics, routine healthcare, surgical services, breeding and fetal services, herd health programs, milking system analysis, and much more.
The department is seeking a candidate who will join a department with over 50 food animal focused faculty members and 135 staff employees. The person in this position will commit the majority of their time to professional practice and outreach associated with delivering and growing veterinary clinical services to clients of the ISU’s VFS unit, while teaching 4th year veterinary students in the Field Services rotation and other clinically based rotations.
The current clientele of the ISU VFS unit are primarily beef cattle but there are also substantial amounts of dairy, small ruminant, swine, and other species. The person in this position may also play a limited role in managing cases in the ISU Food Animal and Camelid Hospital (FACH). Responsibilities may also include occasional teaching of undergraduate students in Animal Science. Opportunities exist to become involved in collaborative research in food supply veterinary medicine. Iowa State University especially seeks candidates who are interested in contributing to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and outreach. The successful candidate will have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in departmental and college programs and committees.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.
For more information and to apply, please visit www.jobs.iastate.edu, posting R2748.