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Clinical Skills Instructor
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

Date Posted Aug. 26, 2020
Title Clinical Skills Instructor
University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
Grafton, MA, United States
Department Department of Environmental and Population Health
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Clinical/Medical Sciences
    Veterinary Medicine - General

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, MA invites applications for a 12-month renewable faculty position as a Clinical Skills Instructor for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program. Requirements include a DVM degree or its equivalent and completion of at least two years of clinical practice. Small animal primary care experience is a minimum requirement and preference will be given to individuals with mixed animal experience and/or primary care surgical experience. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Strengths are required in teaching and clinical service. This is primarily a teaching position, with some opportunities for clinical practice within one of the school’s primary care services.

The selected candidate will join other faculty and staff members in developing and delivering two large clinical skills courses taught in the first and second years of the Tufts DVM program. Depending upon interests and experience, the person in this position may also provide surgical instruction in the third-year Introduction to Small Animal Anesthesia and Surgery Techniques (ISAAST) course, general medicine instruction in the fourth-year small animal Primary Care Plus elective, ultrasound training, or preventative health and emergency care for farm animals at the Cummings School Farm.

The position is available immediately and the search will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Applicants should submit a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references via Interfolio at . Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Nicholas Frank, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Cummings School is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty.

  • Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

    Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Nicholas Frank
    Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
    Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
    200 Westboro Road
    North Grafton, MA 01536
  • 508-887-4341


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