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Clinical Track Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Small Animal Dentistry and Primary Care (Veterinary Health Center)

Apply now Department: 3670080050 Clinical Sciences
Job no: 504998
Work type: Academic / Faculty - 12 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Medical, Veterinary Medicine

The Opportunity:

The Department of Clinical Sciences, Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine seeks qualified candidates for a Clinical Track Assistant / Associate / Full Professor position in the Dentistry and Pet Health Center services at the Veterinary Health Center. This position will have duties predominately with the dental service and may have some primary care responsibilities. The dentistry service provides general dental care for small animals. The Pet Health Center operates as a small animal local practice which provides wellness and sick patient services. The goals of the Dentistry Service are to teach students and develop their entry-level skills in dentistry while providing more advanced service to our clients.  The successful candidate will join a dentistry/primary care team that includes 3 clinicians (1 with primary dental focus), 1 dental service technician and 2 primary care technicians.  

The appointment will consist of delivery of clinical service, clinical teaching and the possibility of didactic teaching. Other responsibilities include occasional, wet labs and outreach activities in the community to support the mission of the VHC.

University Mission:

The mission of Kansas State University is to foster excellent teaching, research, and service that develop the highly skilled and educated citizenry necessary to advancing the well-being of Kansas, the nation and the international community.

University Information:

Kansas State University educates more than 24,000 of tomorrow's potential leaders, and provides some of the best global food systems and biosecurity research in the world.  In fact, the university is progressing toward its goal of becoming a Top 50 public research university by 2025.

The university has nine academic colleges and offers more than 250 majors and options.  The Graduate School offers 65 master's degrees, 45 doctoral degrees and 22 graduate certificates in multiple disciplines.  The Princeton Review recognizes the university as one of the nation's best colleges, and U.S. News & World Report lists the university among the top 75 public universities in the U.S.

Commonly referred to as K-State, the community is proud of its welcoming environment, and considers all K-Staters family.  Our athletic teams, known as the Wildcats, compete in the Big 12 Conference and frequently win titles and championships.

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 Qualifications:

Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with additional training in dentistry, multiple years of clinical experience, internship training, or ABVP certification. 


Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications.   

Application queries or nominations should be sent to:

To apply, please complete the online application online.  Curriculum vitae, a letter of intent 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. 

Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Marjory Artzer at martzer@vet.k-state.edu or (785)532-5690.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. 

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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