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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Soft Tissue/Orthopedic Surgery

Apply now Department: 3670080050 Clinical Sciences
Job no: 511478
Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 12 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Education / Instructional, Veterinary Medicine, Medical
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Department of Clinical Sciences and the Veterinary Health Center, College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure- or clinical-track, Assistant / Associate / Full Professor position in small animal general/orthopedic surgery.  Applicants will be considered for employment at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor based on academic experience. Time will be allotted for ACVS/ECVS Board preparation for non-boarded applicants.  The position will be part of an experienced team including surgical staffing of 5 ACVS-boarded surgeons, 4 surgical residents in addition to dedicated technical staff. 

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in clinical service, veterinary and graduate student instruction, residency training, and to support the scholarly and academic missions of the department and VHC appropriate to their appointment.   We remain flexible with regard to details; the responsibilities of the position will be tailored to the applicant’s interests and goals.  The percentage of time spent supporting either service will be based on the applicants’ preferences and the needs of the service.

The starting date is negotiable.  Professorial rank is based on academic experience and accomplishments commensurate with departmental guidelines for each academic rank.  Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications.

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: 

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 or equivalent degree
  • Completed residency training in small animal surgery by the time of employment

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 the position is filled.

Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Walter Renberg at

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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