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Instructor/Assistant Professor - Equine Field Service

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

Posting Number: 202100269F

Proposed Annual Salary Range
$85,000 - $100,000 - Instructor; $105,000 - $115,000 - Assistant Professor

Employee Benefits
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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?

% Research

% Teaching

% Service

% Administration

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

Position Summary
The Department of Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University seeks applications for a 12-month non-tenure track Instructor/Assistant Professor in Equine Field Service Veterinarian. 
The Equine Field Service Veterinarian position is responsible for the management of the equine ambulatory caseload at the VTH. This position will support both clinical and didactic teaching in the DVM program, graduate student/intern/resident and fellow training, and research in the area of Equine Field Service. The position also supports an important clinical service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) both in terms of client service and revenue generation. This faculty position will provide up to 34 weeks of clinical service. Additionally, we expect the successful candidate will develop an independent impactful research program and 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
- DVM or equivalent veterinary professional degree. 
- At least 2 years of experience in equine or large animal veterinary practice. 
- Demonstrated ability to work with others in a team atmosphere. 
Assistant Professor - 
- DVM or equivalent veterinary professional degree. 
- At least 3 years of experience in clinical service and instruction of veterinary students and residents and demonstrated ability to work with others in a team atmosphere.

Preferred Job Qualifications
Instructor - 
- Board eligibility in the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Equine/Large Animal) or equivalent. 
- An advanced degree and/or postdoctoral research experience. 
Assistant Professor - 
- American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Equine/Large Animal) or equivalent residency training. 
- Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Equine/Large Animal) or equivalent. 
- An advanced degree and/or postdoctoral research experience.

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.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but for full consideration, please submit application materials by October 15, 2021, 11:59pm MT.

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/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University 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 and equal access institution and 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 Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836,

The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836,

Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education.

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:

Job Duty Category: Teaching/Advising/Mentoring


Clinical: Provide clinical instruction in Equine Field Service to residents, interns and veterinary students in the VTH.
Didactic: Provide lecture and laboratory instruction on topics related to Equine Field Service throughout the veterinary curriculum.

Percentage Of Time: 45

Job Duty Category: Research/Scholarly Activity


Research effort will include independent and collaborative research with other departmental faculty and initiation and participation in veterinary clinical trials. Scholarly activity will include publication of high impact original research. Professional and lay publications (e.g. book chapters) in the discipline of Equine Field Service will also contribute to this category.

Percentage Of Time: 15

Job Duty Category: University & Professional Service/Outreach


Clinical Service: Provide up to 34 weeks of clinical activity in the Equine Field Service unit.
Outreach: Provide phone and/or email consultation for veterinarians in Colorado and other states. Develop and participate in continuing education programs for veterinarians and horse owners 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 Equine Section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Percentage Of Time: 40

Minimum References Requested

Maximum References Requested
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