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Assistant/Associate Professor - Livestock Medicine & Surgery

Company:
Colorado State University
Job Location:
Fort Collins, Colorado
Category:
Veterinary Medicine
Position Location
Fort Collins, CO

Posting Number: 202100147F

Proposed Annual Salary Range
Assistant Professor - $115,000 - $130,000; Associate Professor - $135,000 - $150,000

Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas. https://hr.colostate.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2021/01/benefits-summary-afap.pdf.

Position Type: Faculty

Work Hours/Week: 40

Description of Work Unit

The Department of Clinical Sciences mission is to assure the health and productivity of animals to meet societal needs through high quality educational programs for professional veterinary medical students, graduate veterinarians, and the public through a faculty and veterinary medical center of excellence, and to advance and disseminate comparative biomedical knowledge in an environment of interdisciplinary collaboration.

Tenure/Tenure Track?
Yes

% Research
40

% Teaching
30

% Service
30

% Administration
0

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on
06/28/2021

Position Summary

The Department of Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University seeks applications for a 12-month tenure-track or non-tenure track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Livestock Medicine & Surgery.

Livestock medicine and surgery is an important specialty discipline in veterinary medicine. This position will support both clinical and didactic teaching in the DVM program, graduate student/resident training, and research in the area of livestock medicine and surgery. The position also supports an important clinical service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) both in terms of client service and revenue generation. The Tenure Track faculty position will provide 18-22 weeks of clinical service. The Non -Tenure Track faculty position will provide up to 34 weeks of clinical service. This faculty position will partner with other faculty members to provide full time (52 week) clinical service in livestock medicine and surgery.

Additionally, we expect the successful Tenure Track candidate will develop an independent impactful research program and participate in collaborative research, while a Non-Tenure Track candidate will participate in collaborative research. Numerous opportunities for collaborative research exist throughout the college and university.

Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Required Job Qualifications

Assistant Professor- Tenure track

The approximate commitment to clinical responsibilities will range from 18 - 22 weeks.

  • DVM Degree or equivalent veterinary professional degree
  • Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or the American College of Veterinary Surgery (ACVS). Board certification in other specialties (e.g., ABVP) will be considered.
  • MS or PhD
  • Evidence of capability to develop a nationally recognized research program
  • Three to five years of experience in both general and tertiary level medical and surgical care of ruminant livestock and camelids, and commercial and potbellied pigs.
  • Eligibility for academic veterinary licensure in the State of Colorado.
  • USDA Accreditation and eligibility for accreditation in the State of Colorado.

Associate Professor - Tenure track

The approximate commitment to clinical responsibilities will range from 18 - 22 weeks.

  • DVM Degree or equivalent veterinary professional degree
  • Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or the American College of Veterinary Surgery (ACVS). Board certification in other specialties (e.g., ABVP) will be considered.
  • MS or PhD
  • Evidence of maintaining a nationally recognized research program.
  • More than five years of experience in both general and tertiary level medical and surgical care of ruminant livestock and camelids, and commercial and potbellied pigs.
  • Eligibility for academic veterinary licensure in the State of Colorado.
  • USDA Accreditation and eligibility for accreditation in the State of Colorado.

Assistant or Associate Professor - Non-Tenure track

The approximate commitment to clinical responsibilities will be up to 34 weeks

  • DVM Degree or equivalent veterinary professional degree
  • Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or the American College of Veterinary Surgery (ACVS). Board certification in other specialties (e.g., ABVP) will be considered.
  • Three to five years of experience in both general and tertiary level medical and surgical care of ruminant livestock and camelids, and commercial and potbellied pigs.
  • Eligibility for academic veterinary licensure in the State of Colorado.
  • USDA Accreditation and eligibility for accreditation in the State of Colorado.

Associate Professor - Non-Tenure track

The approximate commitment to clinical responsibilities will be up to 34 weeks

  • DVM Degree or equivalent veterinary professional degree
  • Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or the American College of Veterinary Surgery (ACVS). Board certification in other specialties (e.g., ABVP) will be considered.
  • More than five years of experience in both general and tertiary level medical and surgical care of ruminant livestock and camelids, and commercial and potbellied pigs.
Preferred Job Qualifications

Assistant/Associate Professor

  • Experience in instruction of DVM students, with evidence of excellent performance
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications should include 1) a cover letter addressing the applicant's qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) name and contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Personal or professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity and inclusion outcomes.

Search Contact
Cheryl Webb, cvmbs: clinsci_hr@Mail.Colostate.edu

Job Duty Category: Teaching/Advising/Mentoring

Duty/Responsibility

Assistant/Associate Professor

  • Clinical: Provide clinical instruction in livestock medicine and surgery to residents, veterinary students, and other students at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH).
  • Didactic: Provide lecture and laboratory instruction on topics related to livestock medicine & surgery throughout the veterinary curriculum
  • For Tenure Track: Provide advising/mentoring in research conduct and methods to graduate students.
Percentage Of Time: 30

Job Duty Category: Research/Scholarly Activity

Duty/Responsibility

Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor -

  • Assistant Professor - Expected to create and implement an impactful, independent research program
  • Associate Professor - Expected to bring an impactful, sustainable independent research program
Non-Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor -
  • Expected to collaborate with other faculty on both short-term and long-term research projects, contributing to an impactful research program
Percentage Of Time: 40

Job Duty Category: University & Professional Service/Outreach

Duty/Responsibility

Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor 30%

Non-Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor 40%

  • Clinical Service: Tenure Track -Provide 18-22 weeks of clinical activity in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital throughout the year. Non-Tenure Track - Provide up to 34 weeks of the same.
  • Outreach: Provide phone and/or email consultation for veterinarians in Colorado and other states. Develop and participate in continuing education programs for veterinarians and client owners, both at Colorado State University and other locations.
  • Administrative: Participate in Departmental, College, and University administrative committees as well as active participation in the organization and implementation of the goals for the Livestock Medicine & Surgery Service/Section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Percentage Of Time: 30

Minimum References Requested
3

Maximum References Requested
3
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