Please be prepared to submit a letter stating professional interests and career goals,professional transcript(s), and contact information (including email addresses) for three references and your current curriculum vitae.
The College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow position in the equine section of the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. The fellow will work within an equine section consisting of 7 faculty members, 5 house officers, 4 technicians and be an integral part of the equine services. Successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the College's overall goals through teaching, clinical service, collaborative research and outreach. Clinical and teaching efforts are anticipated to be 75% of total FTE. Anticipate 36 weeks on clinics (50% primary emergency coverage, 50% rotations through relevant clinical rotations) and 16 weeks off clinics (includes annual leave). Clinical service includes provision of both primary in house and ambulatory emergency service as well as rotation through the clinical services most relevant to the candidate's professional development goals. Teaching activities will include teaching and supervision of clinical veterinary students on equine service rotations. Remaining time may be devoted to professional development, specialty board preparation, didactic teaching, publication, and or clinical research. Significant in-house opportunities are available for education including journal clubs, house officer rounds and continuing education events.
A Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree (such as VMD, BVSc) and a minimum of 3 years equine practice or internship and residency experience;
Certificate or eligibility for DEA / BNDD Certificate;
A valid driver's license.
If you have questions regarding the position or the Equine Section, please contact Dr. Joanne Kramer, email to KramerJo@missouri.edu or phone: (573) -882-3513.
Candidates will be assessed based upon educational and professional achievement and the potential for the candidate to work within the framework of the Equine section. Communication skills, experience working effectively in varied environments and letters of reference will all be considered in selection of candidates
Review of applications will begin in July 2018 and continue until a well qualified candidate is identified and hired.
MU's Veterinary Health Center (VHC) is a state-of-the-art teaching and medical services facility for companion animals as well as livestock. Columbia, MO is an ideal location for such a teaching hospital. The population of central Missouri and reasonable proximity to St. Louis and Kansas City provide for a robust small animal emergency and referral caseload.
MU is a nationally competitive, global university. Many states fund separate research and land-grant universities, but Missouri combines those roles at its flagship institution. MU is both a land-grant university with a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri's largest public research university. Mizzou is one of only five universities nationwide that offers law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus.
MU is a national leader in comparative medicine, in which researchers collaborate by sharing discoveries, innovations and treatments for humans and animals. For more about the College of Veterinary Medicine and our impact on Missouri, the nation and the world, go to:
As a benefit eligible employee at the university, you will be eligible to participate in a broad array of total reward programs that the university makes available including health and retirement benefits. Please visit https://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards to learn more about these options.
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Columbia Missouri Information
Studies consistently rank Columbia as a top city in which to live for educational facilities, health care, technological savvy, economic growth, and cultural opportunities. The cost of living is still affordable, whether you prefer an apartment in the city, a farm on a country road or a family home near a top notch school. With a population of 108,500, Columbia is located in the heart of Missouri on
Interstate 70. American Airlines connects Columbia Regional Airport with Denver, Dallas and Chicago. We have easy access to international airports from both St. Louis and Kansas City, as well.
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The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase territory. Today, MU is a $2.1 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one: It's a major land-grant institution with a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri's largest public research university. Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. The state’s most comprehensive university, MU offers more than 300 degree programs through 19 colleges and schools and is one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus. Mizzou What is Mizzou? Learn about the history and traditions behind the name Mizzou has a diverse enrollment with 35,000 students from every county in Missour...i, every state in the nation and 120 countries. The favorite classroom for the best and brightest, Mizzou attracts more valedictorians, Curators Scholars and Bright Flight Scholars than any other college or university in Missouri. Twenty-six percent of MU freshmen come from the top 10 percent of their high school classes. MU’s nationally prominent faculty bring discoveries into the classroom, publish more than 1,600 books and scholarly articles each year and spend about $235 million annually on scientific research; they account for 70 percent of the research dollars flowing to Missouri public universities. Ninety-two percent of full-time, ranked faculty hold doctorates or the highest degree in their field.