Asst/Assoc Professor Food Animal Field Service

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Education
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Posted on July 2, 2021

Job Description

The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech, invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time, calendar year tenure or non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Food Animal Field Services.

• Participate in clinical instruction of food animal medicine and related disciplines through the Production Management Medicine Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, including training of interns and residents.
• The focus of the position is to provide on farm veterinary medical and surgical services to local food animal clients, including preventive and production medicine programs.
• Cooperate with other clinical faculty in the Food Animal Field Services Unit.
• Participate in emergency service with other clinicians.
• Didactic and laboratory instruction will include participation within the DVM program on topics related to food animal health.
• The successful applicant will be expected to participate in continuing education and outreach programs of the college related to food animals.
• Scholarly activity and collaborative research related to food animals, clinical track
• Development of an independent research program with extramural funding, tenure track

APPOINTMENT: The position is a calendar year appointment and the starting date is September 1, 2021. Level of appointment will be based on selected candidates qualifications, education and experience.

Required Qualifications

• DVM or equivalent degree.
• Clinical practice experience with food animals is required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Diplomate status or eligibility for certification examination by an AVMA specialty college or board
• Clinical teaching experience, demonstrated commitment to service and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are desirable

Pay Band

Faculty - Salary

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Faculty-Salary: Commensurate with experience

Review Date

July 22, 2021

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

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