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Requisition ID:  15166

Vet Technologist - Senior Instructor

Job Summary

Purdue University is looking for an enthusiastic Credentialed Veterinary Technician interested in sharing their skills and knowledge with both Veterinary Nursing and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students. This Instructional Technologist will teach Small Animal Nursing courses, teach Veterinary Nursing Techniques, and lead and assist in various hands-on laboratory courses. This position is responsible for developing course material, lectures, demonstrating clinical technique, developing and grading quizzes and homework, and preparing student performance evaluations. In addition, some clinical hours in Purdue Veterinary Hospital are required. If you are looking to share your passion and knowledge for veterinary medicine then we’re looking for you!



  • BS in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited program (AAS and experience can be subbed here)
  • 3 years experience as a credentialed veterinary technician in private practice or veterinary teaching hospital and/or classroom or clinical teaching experience
  • Knowledge of/experience with animal handling, clinical procedures, diagnostic procedures, and obtaining laboratory samples
  • Must be or become RVT in Indiana within 6 months of hire
  • Strong organizational skills, good interpersonal skills and compassion for animals
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with regard to student grades
  • Originality and creativity for developing and updating teaching materials



  • Experience handling/treating large animal species


Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • This was formerly classified as an operational/technical position; an internal lateral transfer will retain same benefit standing
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period 
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encourage to apply

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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