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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Shelter Medicine (Clinical Sciences)

Apply now Department: 3670080050 Clinical Sciences
Job no: 508780
Work type: Academic / Faculty - 12 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Education / Instructional, Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University invites applications for a Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor position in Shelter Medicine.

The successful candidate will join a well-established K-State Shelter Medicine program in providing clinical learning opportunities to students in a variety of outreach settings.  The successful candidate’s primary role:

  • Surgical and medical instruction to fourth year veterinary students at regional shelter facilities using a mobile surgical unit
  • Commitment to providing excellent patient care
  • Clinical training in surgical sterilization and non-surgical considerations associated with shelter practice is paramount
  • Additional responsibilities include:
    • Supporting community outreach/access to care programming
    • Providing “best practice” consultation services to regional facilities
    • Didactic teaching in shelter medicine and basic surgery

The successful candidate will also help oversee the associated internship program and support staff. Generation of scholarly communication on issues relevant to shelter medicine and/or clinical training will be encouraged.

About Us:

Kansas State University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment, exciting student life, and the beauty of its campus. It is geographically located in a moderate climate with easy access to diverse recreational regions. Kansas State University was voted as the second best place to work for professional adults in the nation. For more information visit www.ksu.edu or www.vet.k-state.edu.  

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 Requirements:

  • DVM or equivalent degree
  • Have relevant shelter medicine experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with formal training in shelter medicine and/or eligibility for board certification with the ABVP in the specialty of Shelter Medicine Practice.


This is a 12 month, annually renewable position.  Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications.

How to Apply:

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

Review of Applications Begins:

Screening of applications begins immediately and continues until a suitable applicant is identified.

Questions regarding the open position or search process should be directed to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Brad Crauer at (785) 410-1834 or bcrauer@vet.k-state.edu.

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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