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Veterinary Clinical Educator
Texas A&M University - College Station

Date Posted Mar. 20, 2024
Title Veterinary Clinical Educator
University Texas A&M University - College Station
College Station, TX, United States
Department Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Veterinary Medicine - General

The School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) at Texas A&M University (  invites applications for a clinical track Assistant, Associate or full Professor position to serve as a veterinary clinical educator in the DVM 2+2 program at the Texas A&M Veterinary Education, Research & Outreach (VERO) at West Texas A&M University campus in Canyon, Texas (  The successful candidate will have a VMBS academic home in either the Veterinary Small Animal Clinical Sciences department or the Veterinary Large Animal Clinical Sciences department depending upon species interest and will work collaboratively with VERO-based faculty, members of other disciplines, as well as faculty members located on the College Station campus to administer the 2+2 veterinary curriculum. Applicants must hold a DVM, or equivalent degree, or PhD in a medically related field.  Residency training and/or board certification (e.g., ACVIM, ABVP) is encouraged. 

As a clinical educator, this unique position includes a primary instructional role in the first two years of the DVM curriculum with an emphasis on physiology.  The occasional instruction of 4th year veterinary students at VERO is expected.  Veterinarians with an interest in teaching a small cohort of eighteen veterinary students using a combination of didactic, small group teaching, and active learning sessions are encouraged to apply.  This is an integrated and highly experiential curriculum, and the successful candidate will collaboratively instruct content including physiology, clinical skills, professional skills, and critical thinking as it pertains to clinical practice.  Faculty in the DVM 2+2 program will be asked to “cross-over” and teach in multiple courses to reinforce content related to their subject matter interest across the 2+2 program.  The veterinary clinical educator is expected to devote approximately 80-85% effort to teaching, approximately 10% effort to service, and 5-10% to scholarship.  Scholarship may include collaborative research, or scholarship of teaching and learning, in his or her area of interest.

This is an exciting program that offers the opportunity to work within a collaborative culture and as a role model and mentor for a small cohort of veterinary students. Applicants with a desire to change career paths, disconnect from the pace of clinical practice, or dedicate a larger portion of their career to teaching are encouraged to apply.  For additional information or questions regarding the 2+2 program or the veterinary clinical educator faculty position, please contact Dr. Kristin Chaney (    

Interested candidates should submit the following documents into the online application service at a) Cover letter, b) personal statement to include philosophy and plans for research, teaching, and service, as applicable and c) your current curriculum vitae, including status of board certification, and d) contact information for 3-5 references. Application screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Developed as part of the Texas commitment to animals and agriculture, VERO represents a dynamic partnership between the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and West Texas A&M University ( and is set in the heart of one of the most productive animal agricultural regions in the world.  VERO provides unprecedented opportunities for veterinary education and collaboration with industry partners and stakeholders from the region and across the nation. Canyon, Texas is located in the Texas Panhandle. Nearby is Palo Duro Canyon State Park, home to the second largest canyon in the country.  This area provides scenic hiking, biking, camping and horseback riding.  Winter skiing in Taos, NM is within driving distance.

For any additional information or questions regarding the clinical educator position or the 2 2 program Dr. Kristin Chaney (  

  • Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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Contact Information

  • Kristin Chaney
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    Texas A&M University - College Station
    500 Raymond Stotzer Parkway
    College Station, TX 77843


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