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Requisition ID:  10224

Clinical Assistant Professor, ECC

Job Summary

Purdue University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time Clinical-Track Position in Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) at the level of Assistant Professor.  The successful candidate will join the three current full-time ECC faculty.  The department works with and is supported by a team of board-certified specialists in other areas including anesthesiology, behavior, cardiology, clinical pathology, pathology, dentistry, dermatology, internal medicine, laboratory animal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, surgery, theriogenology and toxicology.  The department is nurturing a growing program which includes several experienced emergency doctors, and a residency training program with three residents.  The ECC department is supported by 15 licensed veterinary technicians, two of which are VTS (ECC) with three others currently seeking certification. The ECC service is well established and able to receive and treat advanced trauma cases as well as provide advanced critical care monitoring and support for our patients.  The ECC service has had a consistently growing caseload and receives emergency referrals as well as local emergency cases for Tippecanoe County and the surrounding area.


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or an individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in emergency and critical care. The position will be a 100% appointment in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.  Clinical commitment to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital is approximately 70% of the fulltime appointment.   Teaching responsibilities include clinical, didactic and laboratory instruction of DVM students, veterinary technician students, house officers, and graduate students. Primary emergency call is shared with other Emergency/Critical Care faculty and residents.  Clinical research activity in collaboration with VCS faculty (www.vet.purdue.edu/vcs/) and PVM faculty is encouraged. Participation in engagement activities, including committee work and delivery of continuing education programs, is expected.  We seek candidates with effective interpersonal communication skills and outstanding clinical teaching skills. Candidates should be visionary, enthusiastic and committed to the continued growth and expansion of the Emergency and Critical Care Program at Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.  A background check will be required for employment in this position.

College and Departmental

Commitment to the College and Departmental missions of learning, discovery, and engagement and support of the College and Department strategic plans (http://purduevetmed.freeflowdp.com/purduevetmed/9361875872484583?pg=1#pg1 ) are essential. The successful candidate is expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and support cultural diversity in the College. In turn, the PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development and has a formal faculty mentoring program.

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'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 on June 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a letter of intent describing professional goals, (including diversity statement and teaching philosophy); curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information of three professional references via the provided link: <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=10224&company=purdueuniv&username<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">=

Equal Opportunity

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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