College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University is pleased to announce an open 11-month, full-time, clinical-track Assistant or Associate Professor Position. We are seeking an innovative and dynamic mixed/predominately large animal veterinarian with an interest and passion for providing primary patient care to horses, cattle, swine, dogs and poultry, providing production medicine services for integrated production systems, and for preparing veterinary students to serve rural communities and modern food production systems.
Qualifications include a DVM degree or equivalent; eligibility for regular licensure by the Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and USDA Category II Accreditation is required. Previous private and/or academic practice experience is desirable as is being certified or eligible to take the certifying examination for the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners or other specialty discipline. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The clinical responsibility of this individual will be to provide individual and herd animal health care and production management services for animals owned by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). The successful candidate will provide veterinary care to approximately 18,000 head of cattle, 1,400 horses, 20,000 swine, 1,300 dogs and 240,000 chickens owned by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). This clinician will also be a member of a team of three veterinarians that serve as liaison between the personnel from TDCJ farm units, Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) Agriculture Headquarters personnel and Texas A&M University, Texas Animal Health Commission, United States Department of Agriculture, Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, and Departments of Large and Small Animal Clinical Sciences. This team plays a major role in the instruction of 4th year veterinary students in preventive care, wellness and production medicine. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) livestock enterprises provide collaborative opportunities with university colleagues.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit the following documents into Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/76951: a) a statement of career goals, professional interests and teaching philosophy, b) your current curriculum vitae, and c) contact information for three references.
Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Brandon Dominguez, Search Committee Chair (email@example.com) 979-676-2153.
Application review will begin on August 15, 2020 and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is on or before November 1, 2020.
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About Texas A&M University
Texas A&M opened its doors in 1876 as the state's first public institution of higher learning. Today, we stand as a research-intensive flagship university dedicated to sending Aggie leaders out into the world prepared to take on the challenges of tomorrow. At the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), we support collaboration and teamwork that turns today's discoveries into proactive solutions for animals, humans, and the environment. We teach the next generation of large animal veterinarians and researchers, explore answers to veterinary medical problems, and provide optimal care for animals.