Visiting Assistant Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Location: West Lafayette, Indiana
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM), Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS), invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position in Small Animal Internal Medicine. Purdue University has a strong existing program in Small Animal Internal Medicine, and the successful applicant will join a team of 6 ACVIM-boarded internists with interest areas in endocrinology, gastroenterology, immune-mediated disease, infectious diseases, infection control, nutrition, nephrology, urology, and hemodialysis and extracorporeal therapies.
The small animal internal medicine section is well supported by a team of board-certified specialists in other areas including anesthesiology, behavior, cardiology, clinical and anatomic pathology, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, emergency and critical care, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, physical therapy and rehabilitation, surgery, and toxicology. Excellent available equipment includes Olympus and Storz endoscopes, urodynamics instruments, holmium laser, C-arm fluoroscopy, 64-slice CT scanner, and 1.5T MRI. Separate rooms are dedicated to GI and respiratory endoscopy, hemodialysis, and interventional procedures.
The ideal candidate will participate in the learning, discovery and engagement activities of the Internal Medicine Service. The candidate will have approximately 70% of their time assigned to clinical service. In addition, the candidate will be expected to participate in delivery of lectures and laboratories in the DVM professional and veterinary nursing curricula, and will be encouraged to participate in independent or collaborative research. The successful candidate will be expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and support cultural diversity in the College.
Qualifications for the position includes a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or completion of a residency program registered by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM). Salary will be commensurate with the candidates’ qualifications and experience. A background check is required for employment in this position by the University.
The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital recently completed a major expansion project. The new David and Bonnie Brunner Purdue Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex added 65,000 square feet to the existing small animal hospital facilities in Lynn Hall of Veterinary Medicine. The hospital complex provides state of the art facilities dedicated to educating the next generation of veterinary professionals, enabling faculty to provide top quality compassionate animal health care, and serve as a catalyst for interdisciplinary clinical research.
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.
Purdue University, the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.
Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine/Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests, or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a cover letter describing professional goals, including teaching philosophy; Diversity and Inclusion Statement; curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information of three professional references via the provided link: https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/22284/
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications for the position includes a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or completion of a residency program registered by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM).
About Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Located in West Lafayette, Indiana between Indianapolis and Chicago, Purdue University is one of the nation’s leading land grant universities with a full range of academic majors, over 38,000 students, and more than 10,000 employees. Our West Lafayette campus can be likened to a small city. We have our own fire and police departments, computing infrastructure, health center, power plant, banquet and catering facilities, veterinary teaching hospital, and printing and transportation services. Purdue University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages each individual to strive to reach his or her own potential.
The VCS department is one of three departments in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Our mission is to educate members of the veterinary health care team and biomedical community, to create and communicate knowledge, and to provide outstanding clinical service for the citizens of Indiana and surrounding region.