Assistant/Associate Professor Agricultural Animal Population Medicine
Employee Type: Faculty
Position Number: 40190
Work Location: Pullman
Summary of Duties: The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) seeks to fill a permanent, tenure-track, full-time, 12-month position with the Agricultural Animal and Field Disease Investigation Unit at the assistant or associate professor level. Salary and rank are commensurate with academic credentials and experience.
The successful applicant will be expected to establish a field-based research program while providing clinical services to a variety of livestock operations including beef (cow-calf and feedlot), dairy, small ruminant, and swine with an emphasis in agricultural animal population health. The position includes both clinical and didactic instruction to veterinary students.
This position involves communication with practitioners, owners and farm workers as well as collaborative work with College of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science colleagues.
Required Qualifications: Candidates must have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or a related foreign equivalent degree (such as a BVSc), an advanced graduate degree in Veterinary Science or related field, and three years of clinical training or experience in food animal medicine by the time of hire. The successful applicant must also work collegially and collaboratively with internal and external constituents. A record of peer reviewed publications commensurate with training by the time of hire is also required.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.