Requisition ID:  23227

Visiting Assistant Professor, Neurology

Job Summary

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM), Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS), invites applications for a full-time, 1-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Neurology.  


Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree, and board certification or completion of a residency program registered by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) or European College of Veterinary Neurology.  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. Clinical Service: Providing clinical service to patients of the Purdue Veterinary Hospital with a time commitment of 65-75%, including supervising veterinary students, veterinary nursing students, and house officers; and building strong relationships with referring veterinarians. Back up emergency call is shared with other faculty. Learning: Excellent clinical, didactic and laboratory instruction of veterinary students, veterinary nursing students, house officers, and graduate students. There will be an expectation of a small commitment of time (5-10%) to didactic teaching of clinical topics. Discovery: The successful candidate will contribute to clinical research through their own projects or supporting current clinical research projects and residency research.

College and Department

Commitment to the College and Departmental missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, and support of the College and Department strategic plans are essential. The successful candidate is expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and support cultural diversity in the College. In turn, PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development and the VCS department 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, the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.

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 January 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide the following: a cover letter including professional goals and teaching philosophy, a separate diversity and inclusion statement, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references via the provided link:  

*Current Purdue employees apply via this 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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