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Small Animal Urgent Care Clinician (Clinical Sciences)

Apply now Department: 3670080050 Clinical Sciences
Job no: 511450
Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 12 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Veterinary Medicine, Medical
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Department of Clinical Sciences, Veterinary Health Center, and the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University invites applications for a clinical, 1-year, renewable appointment as a Small Animal Urgent Care Clinician (SAUCC). The SAUCC will serve as a faculty member within the Pet Health and Nutrition Center and also work closely with the Surgery and Internal Medicine specialty services within the Veterinary Health Center. The SAUCC will provide primary care for emergencies and walk-in appointments, triage cases prior to internal referral to the appropriate specialty service, and provide front-line support for the Orthopedic and General surgery services. In addition to clinical care, the SAUCC will provide clinical and didactic instruction for senior students on the Pet Health service.  The SAUCC will be a team member in the mission to teach and develop entry-level skills in a primary care setting and provide exceptional care to the patients of the Veterinary Health Center.

This position represents a 100% appointment in clinical service and teaching. 

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion.  The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • DVM degree or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completed internship training or have three years of experience in small animal practice

How to Apply:

To apply, please complete the online application and submit the following documents:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Letter summarizing career goals
  3. Contact information for three professional references 

Review of Applications Begins:

Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.


Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Kenneth Harkin, DVM, DACVIM at harkin@vet.k-state.edu

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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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