Instructor of Veterinary Technology and Clinician (Small Animal)
Morehead State University
September 4, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
Vet Tech / Nurse / Assistant
Morehead State University, located in Morehead, Kentucky in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, is recognized as one of the top public universities in the South by U.S.News & World Report. MSU continues to strive toward becoming an even greater institution while making a lasting impact on the students of Eastern Kentucky and beyond. We are always looking for quality employees to help the University be the best public regional university in the South. We are accepting applications for a full-time, fixed-term, non-tenure track position as an Instructor of Veterinary Technology and Clinician (Small Animal) in the Veterinary Technology Program. The anticipated starting date for this position is January 7, 2019.
Responsibilities: The Instructor/Clinician reports to the Department Chair for teaching and work assignments. The Instructor/Clinician interacts with students, faculty and other farm staff. The Instructor/Clinician provides lecture and lab instruction for Veterinary Technology courses (courses will be based on departmental needs) and performs a variety of tasks necessary for maintaining the Veterinary Technology program. The Instructor/Clinician's duties and responsibilities include teaching computer skills, supervisory skills in both class and work environments, and understanding and implementing safety regulations. Other duties include communicating with clients, pharmaceutical representatives, and prospective students.
Qualifications: Candidates should be credentialed Veterinary Technicians; graduates of an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program; plus a minimum of 3 years' experience in veterinary clinical practice, including clinical cases, practice management and personnel management is required. The incumbent must be eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Significant small animal and small animal clinical and practice management is required. Excellent interpersonal and time management skills are necessary. Must be able to multi-task and possess strong critical thinking skills. Must have a sincere interest in undergraduate students and be able to work productively with the members of the faculty, the laboratory farm staff, and the veterinary industry. A Master's degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in the discipline or Bachelor's degree with concentration in a related field and completion of a Master's degree within a designated timeframe.
Desired Qualifications: Additional experience in veterinary clinical practice is desired. Knowledge or experience with IDEXX Cornerstone software is preferred.
Review of applications will begin September 28, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, visit: https://moreheadstate.peopleadmin.com, complete the MSU Application for Employment, upload a cover letter, a curriculum vita with contact information for three references, and unofficial transcripts. Contact the Office of Human Resources at (606) 783-2097 should you have questions about our online application. MSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.