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Asst/Assc Prof Tenure Track Comparative Theriogenology

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Asst/Assc Prof Tenure Track Comparative Theriogenology
Faculty Rank: To Be Determined
Posting Number: TR0180013
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM), Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences invites applications from energetic, qualified individuals for an endowed professorship in small animal Theriogenology. This is a full-time, calendar year, tenure track faculty position for the O’Brien Professorship. The ideal candidate will demonstrate experience in theriogenology based research and ideally have broad clinical experience in canine theriogenology. Qualified applicants will be expected to undertake applied and/or clinical research in canine theriogenology. Approximately 30-50% of the faculty assignment will be dedicated to research. The endowment will support research in canine theriogenology and the successful applicant will be expected to develop an externally funded research portfolio and to mentor graduate students in that discipline area. The appointee will also participate in the instruction of theriogenology to DVM students and attending to theriogenology cases in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Blacksburg. The current caseload has a strong emphasis in small animal and bovine cases, but actively see other large animal species. The appointee will also share in provision of after-hours on-call and clinic duty with two other board certified theriogenologists. The successful applicant will provide a significant contribution to the residency training program in comparative theriogenology. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Occasional travel may be required and a conviction check is required.

The VMCVM has three campus locations ( Blacksburg, VA at Virginia Tech, Leesburg, VA at Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center and College Park, MD at University of Maryland.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree. Employer will accept degree that is equivalent to DVM or foreign equivalent of DVM.

A higher research focused degree (MS/PhD) is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Diplomate status in the American College of Theriogenologists or European College of Animal Reproduction is preferred; however, appropriately qualified board eligible candidates will be considered.

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How to Apply for this Job:

Interested individuals may apply online at Refer to posting:
TR0180013, and submit an application, including a letter of intent with a statement of professional goals, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees. Inquiries and questions may be directed to: Dr. Julie Cecere, Chair of the search committee, Small Animal Clinical Sciences, VMCVM, 215 Duck Pond Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Phone: (540) 231-0044. Review of applications will begin March 16, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Work Location: Blacksburg
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Location Zip Code: 24061
Job Posting Date: 03/02/2018
Review Begin Date: 03/16/2018
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

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