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Lecturer or Instructor
College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois

Date Posted Apr. 5, 2024
Title Lecturer or Instructor
University College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois
Urbana, IL, United States
Department Department of Pathobiology
Application Deadline Apr. 30, 2024
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Pathology/Pathobiology

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Veterinary Medicine ( is seeking an individual with experience in clinical veterinary medicine and interest in professional student education to fill a Lecturer or Instructor position in the Department of Pathobiology ( This position is available as a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track appointment, with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2024.

Requirements: The successful candidate must have a DVM degree or equivalent. Preference will be given to candidates with graduate training in biomedical sciences, education and/or clinical experience, and familiarity with learning management systems.

Duties: The successful candidate will join an interactive team engaged in supporting and continually improving the second-year veterinary professional degree curriculum which largely focuses on topics in pathology, immunology, infectious diseases, and diagnostics. The Lecturer or Instructor will serve as course coordinator with responsibilities that include assisting faculty with preparation and administration of assessments including mid-term and final examinations, grading, scheduling, and updating and distributing syllabi, notes, laboratory manuals, and other educational materials. The successful candidate is expected to participate extensively in the delivery of Objective Structured Clinical Examinations to second and third year veterinary students. The individual will serve as a liaison with students relative to absences, grading, help with disability accommodations, and review sessions. The successful candidate may also teach and will assist in laboratories and seminars for VM 605 (General Pathology and Immunology), VM 607/VM 608 (Organ Systems Pathology and Infectious Diseases), and VM 606 (Clinical Practice II) as needed. Presenting case material and engaging students in problem solving sessions with clinical applications is a primary objective of these laboratories.

Appointment Information: This is a 100% full-time non-tenure track academic position, appointed on a 9-month service basis, paid over 12 months (9/12). Salary is competitive and is commensurate with experience and credentials.

Personal Opportunities: The cities of Urbana and Champaign offer the residential advantages of a medium-sized university city, excellent cultural opportunities, and a high quality of life. In 2010, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was ranked in the top four research universities by the Harvard University’s Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education in balancing work and home. The practice area is expansive with numerous opportunities for living accommodations located centrally within the practice range. In 2023 Forbes ranked the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign as #9 among all US public colleges, on the basis of return on investment, student success, student debt, and alumni leadership and influence. Only one other campus featuring a veterinary college ranked above Illinois.

Application Procedures & Deadline Information: Please create a candidate profile at and upload application materials, including a cover letter outlining your teaching experience and future goals, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three professional references by 6:00 pm CST on April 30, 2024. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Should a suitable candidate not be identified, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137. Additional information about the position may be obtained by contacting Karen Nichols at or (217) 300-8343.

  • The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

    Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

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Contact Information

  • Karen Nichols
    Department of Pathobiology
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois
    2001 S Lincoln Ave
    Urbana, IL 61802


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