Requisition ID:  21593

Visiting Assistant Professor Small Animal Surgery

Job Summary

A one-year visiting assistant professor position will be available as early as May 1, 2023. Clinical assignment will be 60-70%; the exact distribution of time between small animal soft tissue surgery and orthopedic surgery will depend upon the interests of the candidate and section needs. Time away from clinical duty will be provided to study for the ACVS examination and vacation. Participation in didactic and small group teaching is expected and there will be opportunities for research collaboration for interested applicants. The successful candidate is expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and support cultural diversity in the College.


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 Surgeons (ACVS). Salary will be commensurate with the candidates’ qualifications and experience.  A background check is required for employment in this position by the University.

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. 

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 October 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a cover letter 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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