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Clinical Instructor of Production Management Medicine

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Clinical Instructor of Production Management Medicine
Faculty Rank: Clinical Instructor
Posting Number: TR0170043
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Position Summary:

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM), Blacksburg, VA, invites applications for a 1-year Clinical Instructor position in Production Management Medicine (PMM). Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree with a preference for and experience in food animal medicine and surgery. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The strategic goals of the College include maintaining and building a robust food animal case load, providing excellence in teaching within the DVM curriculum, and adding to the scholarly contributions of the college. The VMCVM is seeking an enthusiastic and skilled individual to help attain these goals and who aspires to join the existing team in driving the food animal program forward. The PMM caseload is approximately 55,000 animals/year with 60% beef (cow-calf and stocker) 30% dairy and 10% small ruminants/porcine. The majority of cases are evaluated in an ambulatory setting with about 300 animals hospitalized in the VTH/annum. The mission of the service is to promote excellence in service, teaching, and scholarship.
Primary job responsibilities are participation in the clinical PMM service, including clinical instruction, and shared participation in emergency coverage. Other duties may include delivery of didactic and laboratory instruction of pre-clinical students

Required Qualifications:

DVM or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in food animal medicine and surgery.

Employment Conditions: Must have a driver's license check
Must have a conviction check? Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

Interested candidates should apply online at Refer to posting 116294 and submit an application, including a Letter of Intent with a statement of professional goals, a Curriculum Vitae, and the names and addresses of three references. Please direct inquiries and questions to: Dr. Sherrie Clark-Deener, Section Head, Production Management Medicine, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, VMCVM, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0442. 540-231- 9042; email:

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
If restricted or temporary, enter end date: 12 months from date of hire
FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Job Posting Date: 04/20/2017
Review Begin Date: 05/18/2017
Job Close Date: (if applicable)
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For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

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If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
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