Clinical or Tenure Track Faculty Position in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Location: West Lafayette, Indiana
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
DVM or equivalent
The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM), Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS), invites applications for a full-time (12 month) Clinical or Tenure-track faculty position in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Purdue University has a strong existing program in Small Animal Internal Medicine, and the successful applicants will join a team of 6 ACVIM-boarded internists with interest areas in endocrinology, gastroenterology, immune-mediated disease, infectious diseases, infection control, nutrition, respiratory disease, nephrology, interventional urology, and hemodialysis and extracorporeal therapies. The section works with and is well-supported by a team of board-certified specialists in other areas including anesthesiology, behavior, cardiology, clinical and anatomic pathology, dermatology, emergency and critical care, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, surgery, theriogenology, and toxicology. Excellent available equipment includes Olympus and Storz endoscopes, urodynamics instruments, holmium laser, hemodialysis machines, C-arm fluoroscopy, 64-slice CT scanner, and 1.5T MRI. Separate rooms are dedicated to GI and respiratory endoscopy, hemodialysis, and interventional procedures.
Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or completion of a residency program registered by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM). Candidates with interest in nephrology and urology are encouraged to apply. Candidates must possess excellent clinical skills, interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills, and be able to work effectively with faculty, staff, students and house officers. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. A background check is required for employment by the University.
The Purdue Veterinary Hospital recently completed a major expansion project. The new David and Bonnie Brunner Purdue Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex added 65,000 square feet to the existing small animal hospital facilities in Lynn Hall of Veterinary Medicine.
The candidate will actively participate in the learning, discovery and engagement activities of the PVM and the VCS department. Learning: Participation in lectures and laboratories in the DVM and veterinary nursing curricula, clinical teaching in the Purdue Veterinary Hospital (PVH), and participation in training house officers. Faculty also participate in university-wide graduate programs (MS and PhD).
Clinical Service: Providing clinical service to patients of the Purdue Veterinary Hospital (typical clinical time commitment is dependent on Tenure vs Clinical Track and section need; usually 35 -50% Tenure Track and 60-70% Clinical Track); supervising veterinary students, veterinary nursing students, and house officers; and building strong relationships with referring veterinarians. Back up emergency call is shared with other faculty. Discovery: All faculty are expected to collaborate on clinical research projects. Tenure track faculty are expected to develop an independent research program. The PVM is situated on the Purdue campus, allowing for a wide array of research opportunities. Service and Engagement: Participation in committee work, professional organizations and community service, delivery of continuing education programs; and other appropriate activities are encouraged.
Commitment to the College and Departmental missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, and support of the College and Department strategic plans are essential. The successful candidate is expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and support cultural diversity in the College. In turn, PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development and the VCS department has a formal faculty mentoring program. The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.
Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine/Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests, or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a letter of intent describing professional goals and teaching philosophy; a separate diversity statement; curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information of three professional references via the provided link: https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/20044/
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or completion of a residency program registered by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM).
About Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Located in West Lafayette, Indiana between Indianapolis and Chicago, Purdue University is one of the nation’s leading land grant universities with a full range of academic majors, over 38,000 students, and more than 10,000 employees. Our West Lafayette campus can be likened to a small city. We have our own fire and police departments, computing infrastructure, health center, power plant, banquet and catering facilities, veterinary teaching hospital, and printing and transportation services. Purdue University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages each individual to strive to reach his or her own potential.
The VCS department is one of three departments in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Our mission is to educate members of the veterinary health care team and biomedical community, to create and communicate knowledge, and to provide outstanding clinical service for the citizens of Indiana and surrounding region.