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Requisition ID:  17721

CT/TT Assist/Assoc Professor, Farm Animal Medicine

Job Summary

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM), Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS), invites applications for a full-time (12 month) Tenure-track or Clinical-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Farm Animal Medicine.  PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development. A formal faculty mentoring program is in place.


Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree, and completion of a residency program approved by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM), or board certified by the ACVIM. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills, and be able to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, house officers and clientele. The predominant clinical responsibility will be caring for cattle (predominantly beef), small ruminants, swine and camelids. The successful candidate will participate in a shared on-call emergency service. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. A background check is required for employment by the University.

Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will actively participate in the discovery, learning and engagement missions of the PVM and VCS department. Important activities include: Clinical: Providing clinical service to patients of the Purdue Veterinary Hospital (typical time commitment:  30 -50% Tenure Track and 60-70% Clinical Track); building strong relationships with the farm animal clientele and referring veterinarians; teaching and supervising veterinary students, veterinary nursing students, and house officers. Discovery: All faculty are expected to collaborate on clinical research projects. Tenure track faculty are expected to develop an independent research program, with preference for research that complements and builds on current PVM and College of Agriculture faculty interests and strengths.  Learning: Excellent clinical, didactic and laboratory instruction of DVM students, veterinary technician students, house officers, and graduate students. Service and Engagement:  Participation in committee work, professional organizations, delivery of continuing education, and other appropriate activities.

College and Department

Commitment to the College and Departmental missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, and support of the College and Departmental strategic plans are essential. 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. The successful candidate is expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and support cultural diversity in the College.

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 March 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a letter of intent 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: 

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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