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Requisition ID:  6793

Lecturer - Continuing

Job Summary

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month position as a Continuing Lecturer in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences beginning in September 2019.  Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree, excellent communication and organizational skills, and a strong interest in teaching veterinary students.  Competency and interest in performing and teaching routine surgical procedures in small animal species is required.  Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience. 

Job Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this position involve teaching in the DVM program in the junior surgery courses. Some participation in the problem-based learning courses as well as the clinical skills courses is also expected. The individual may be assigned as instructor-of-record and course coordinator as appropriate.  The successful candidate will work with the junior surgery to create new instructional materials for the junior surgery courses as needed.  Participation in PVM engagement activities such as student summer camps and Indiana State Fair is expected.  Other teaching responsibilities may be assigned as appropriate.


The strategic plan of the PVM emphasizes the importance of excellence and innovation in veterinary education that results in the graduation of career-ready veterinarians.  Instruction in basic surgical techniques and clinical skills are important curricular components that contribute to achievement of this goal. 


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but evaluation of applications will begin August 1st 2019.  Applicants should send a cover letter including a statement of professional goals and a diversity statement (see below), curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references to https://www.purdue.edu/hr/careers/.  A background check will be required for employment in this position.

College and Department

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 is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. 

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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