Job Description
Req Id:  29644
Job Title:  Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor Basic Medical Sci
Job Description: 

Job Summary

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for the full-time, 12 month, position of Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences. The successful candidate should hold a DVM (or equivalent) degree, or will have obtained the degree by the time of appointment, and have recent veterinary clinical experience. Either an M.S. degree in a field related to veterinary medicine, board certification in a veterinary medical specialty, or documented evidence of teaching abilities are preferred.  The successful applicant will provide instruction in microanatomy, gross anatomy, and/or physiology, depending upon the departmental needs and the candidate’s greatest area of expertise. The candidate will work with instructors in the clinical disciplines to better integrate first-year DVM subject matter with medicine and surgery.  We seek an individual who will excel in teaching in the classroom and laboratories and conduct scholarly and innovative activities to advance veterinary education at Purdue and in the global veterinary community.  The individual in this position will be expected to publish papers in veterinary medical educational journals, both from collaborative and independent studies.  The Department and College will provide mentoring for teaching and development of educational scholarship.


The College of Veterinary Medicine has a focus on educating the veterinary team, including students in the DVM and Veterinary Nursing programs. The successful candidate will possess effective written and verbal communication skills.


Application materials should include a 1) complete curriculum vitae; 2) statement of teaching interests, philosophy, and experiences; 3)  statement of professional goals; 4)  names and contact information of three references.  Review of applications will begin March 1, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.  The start date is negotiable; rank and compensation will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience. A background check is required for employment in this position. Requests for more information should be sent to Dr. John Turek, (, College of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2026. 


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





FLSA Status

Posting Start Date:  1/30/24