Summary of Duties: The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) seeks to fill a clinical-track position, full-time, 12-month, renewable position within the Small Animal Internal Medicine section. The position is offered at the Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor rank, depending upon qualifications, and is available immediately. Depending upon research background and experience, there may be an opportunity to negotiate conversion to a tenure-track position within three (3) years in rank, subject to university policy. The position will contribute to a team whose primary mission is clinical teaching, clinical service and scholarship.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will participate in clinical and didactic (classroom) teaching and mentoring of professional veterinary students, interns, residents, and graduate students; provide health care and service to patients of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital; and advise and consult with referring veterinarians and clients. The position will also be expected to engage in a creative, independent/collaborative, basic and/or clinically-oriented research program in Small Animal Internal Medicine or an allied field and provide leadership in directing research projects of residents and graduate students. The successful applicant must be able to communicate effectively and work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.
Required Qualifications: The candidate must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related foreign degree (such as BVSc) and be board-eligible by either the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM), specialty of Small Animal Internal Medicine before hire date.
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.