Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Equine Internal Medicine
Washington State University
Location: Pullman, Washington
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
Salary: commensurate with experience
DVM or equivalent
The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), Pullman, WA seeks to fill a full-time continuous career track (clinical track) or tenure track faculty position in equine internal medicine. The successful applicant will join a dedicated team focused on clinical teaching, clinical service, and scholarship. The position is available immediately. The Department is open to flexible scheduling and novel appointment structures to allow for private sector or other activities.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will participate in the equine medicine clinical service within the VTH; provide clinical and didactic instruction of professional veterinary students, interns, residents, and graduate students; deliver continuing education programs to veterinarians; and conduct collaborative clinical, applied, or basic research/scholarship within the candidate’s area of interest. Expectations for scholarship/research will be greater for a successful tenure track applicant, appropriate to rank. The successful applicant must be able to effectively communicate and work with people of diverse backgrounds.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: The position is available as soon as a suitable candidate can be identified. Applications received by October 3, 2022 will be considered in the initial review process. Applicants are required to submit an electronic application through www.hrs.wsu.edu/jobs including a cover letter summarizing the candidate’s qualifications and stating desired faculty track and rank; curriculum vitae; summary statement of teaching interests and goals; statement of research interests and goals; statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; contact information including email address and phone number for three professional references. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Macarena Sanz, Chair of the Search Committee, by email (email@example.com ) or by telephone (509) 335-1809.
The candidate must hold a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or foreign equivalent degree (i.e., BVSc), and be board-certified in Large Animal Internal Medicine (LAIM) by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or have completed an approved ACVIM (LAIM) residency training program by the appointment start date. Successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment and relevant ability to successfully advocate for diversity and values of diversity and inclusion.
Considerations regarding rank and faculty track will be determined based on the interests and qualifications of the candidate, as will division of time between teaching, clinical duty, and scholarly activity.
For tenure track consideration, candidates must demonstrate a significant record of scholarship. Applicants for an Assistant Professor position must demonstrate potential to establish and maintain an externally funded research program. Applicants for Associate or Full Professor must additionally have an active extramurally-funded research program with a record of peer-reviewed publications and national/international recognition commensurate with the desired rank.
Applicants for career track Associate or Full Professor must have a record of scholarship aligned with effort devoted to scholarship in previous positions commensurate with the desired rank, a higher level of national/international recognition and a higher level of clinical and teaching experience as compared to Assistant Professor applicants.
Preferred qualifications for both career and tenure track applicants include a record of scholarly productivity consistent with the level of experience and appropriate to rank and track (Assistant/Associate/ Full Career or Tenure), as evidenced by collaborative basic, clinical or applied research and publication of results in peer-reviewed scientific journals, evidence of expertise in teaching, and commitment to provision of outstanding clinical service. Advanced research training (PhD) in a field related to equine internal medicine is preferred for tenure track applicants.
In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated against SARS-CoV2 or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccine or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification. Please contact HRS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
VTH: The VTH aspires to be the country’s best academic veterinary hospital for patients, students, clients, colleagues, and community. The joint mission of the VTH and VCS is to improve the health and well-being of all animals through excellence in medical care, training future veterinarians, and finding innovative ways to diagnose and treat disease. Dedicated to this vision and mission are over 60 full-time faculty members and 170 staff and house officers.
CVM: The WSU CVM is organized into five departments/schools, including VCS, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP), Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN), the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB), and the Paul G. Allen School for Global Health, each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service (http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu)
UNIVERSITY: Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and prof...essional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
AREA: Washington State University is a PAC-12 school and a land-grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 20,000 students on the Pullman campus and 30,000 students system-wide. The University of Idaho, also a land-grant university, is located in Moscow, Idaho, 8 miles from the Pullman campus. These communities offer a friendly, small-town living environment and access to a rich assortment of cultural, recreational, and athletic attractions. Pullman has a four-season climate, clean air, good schools, affordable homes, and a low crime rate. Pullman (population 34,000) is about 75 miles south of Spokane, Washington, and lies close to recreational areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit: http://www.pullmanchamber.com. The university’s web page, www.wsu.edu, offers additional information about WSU and the surrounding area.