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Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor - Livestock Services Field Service (Clinical Sciences)

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Job no: 504913
Work type: Academic / Faculty - 12 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Education / Instructional, Animal Sciences / Livestock, Veterinary Medicine

About this Role:

The Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University, invites applications for a Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor in Livestock Services Field Service. The successful candidate will join a livestock services section that includes two board certified large animal internal medicine specialists, one internal medicine resident, two interns and two veterinary technicians. We seek an individual who is enthusiastic about house officer and student training and who is looking for a unique opportunity to become an integral member of a strong livestock services team.

Kansas State University has a robust local livestock ambulatory practice providing primary and emergency care for a wide variety of food animal species in the Kansas Flint Hills. Services are provided for cow-calf, feedlot, small ruminant and camelid producers, with cow calf operations being the vast majority of the practice. The service works closely with KSU animal science units for service as well as research collaboration. Clinical duties will include providing routine and after-hours emergency care as well as herd health consultation services. Teaching activities may include didactic lectures, laboratories, continuing education programs and instruction of house officers and 4th year veterinary students on clinical rotations.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community. 

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must hold a DVM or an equivalent degree. Advanced clinical training and/or 5 years minimum practice experience that demonstrates the aptitude of a progressive, diverse, high quality food animal practitioner are expected credentials.

Preferred Qualifications:

An advanced academic degree or specialty status (DACT, DACVIM, DACVS) in a relevant discipline is desired but not required.  Practice background and clinical experience in beef cattle production medicine is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please complete the online application. Curriculum vitae, a letter summarizing career goals and contact information for three professional references must be included.  The letter of intent should describe the applicant’s strengths, professional goals, and vision for this position at Kansas State University.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Matt Miesner at mmiesner@vet.k-state.edu.  Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

Salary will be commensurate with experience

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 

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