The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, located in Ames, Iowa, invites applications for a full-time, non tenure eligible, term, Clinical Assistant Professor faculty position in the specialty area of Small Animal Internal Medicine (SAIM), housed in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.
The selected candidate will support the internal medicine clinical services in the College’s affiliate clinic, Iowa Veterinary Specialties (IVS), a premier specialty and 24-hour emergency facility located in Des Moines, Iowa. This unique combination of a modern practice facility and academic institution allows for close collaboration with the professionals at the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC) at Iowa State University.
The incumbent will be expected to enhance the national prominence of the SAIM activities and contribute significantly to the teaching, service, and research/scholarship missions of the SAIM team; including active participation in outreach activities. This position will focus on professional practice activities with clinical instruction of veterinary students, interns, and residents at both ISU and IVS. Clinical duties will include weekend, holidays, and after-hours obligations and could occur at either location.
Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has invested significant resources to create an outstanding comparative small animal internal medicine program with a strong clinical research component.
The successful candidate will also be collegial and highly collaborative with a clinical focus that will enhance and complement the clinical activities in both private and academic environments.
Required Education and Experience:
- DVM or equivalent degree. - Demonstrated clinical experience performing ultrasounds, CT, and endoscopy procedures. - Completion of a residency program with credentials accepted by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM) to participate in the board certification examination process. Individuals in their third year of residency training are also encouraged to apply and will be considered.
Preferred Education and Experience:
- An advanced degree. - Expertise in an internal medicine sub-specialty i.e., nephrology, infectious disease, or nutrition. - A record of or notable potential for scholarship obtained through manuscript publication/preparation, or national scholarly, clinical, or educational presentations, or evidence of having applied for, received, or completed grants/funding.
State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before first day of employment
Federal DEA licensure on or before first day of employment
Board Certification by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
Primary location will be at Iowa Veterinary Specialties, an affiliate clinic located in Des Moines, IA. Frequent travel to and from Ames, Iowa, will be required.
Guaranteed Consideration Date: 05/10/2018
Proposed End Date or Length of Term: June 30, 2019 with possibility of renewal
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com). Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.