The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University (ISU), located in Ames, Iowa, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, clinical track or tenure track faculty appointment in the area of Anesthesiology and Pain Management in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) and the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). The LVMC is a state of the art teaching hospital providing specialized care for companion and large animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states. The candidate will join a department with over 50 diverse faculty and staff members, allied in teaching, research, and clinical efforts relevant to companion animals, equines, and other large animals.
The department is seeking a candidate who is committed to excellent patient care, shares an enthusiastic dedication for educating professional level students, technicians, and residents, and who will contribute to enhancing the national prominence of the Anesthesiology section in the veterinary teaching hospital. Anticipated effort allocations for a tenure track position are ~50% clinical service and 50% divided among scholarly, teaching, and institutional service activities; and ~75% clinical service and ~25% divided among scholarly, teaching and institutional service for a clinical track position. Scholarly, teaching, and institutional service time will be expended in the development of a creative program of scholarship, didactic and laboratory teaching in anesthesiology, academic service, and outreach activities. Appointment rank and percent effort allocation will be determined by the selected candidate’s qualifications, expertise and interests. Clinical duties will include weekend, holidays, and after-hours obligations.
The successful candidate will also have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in all levels of technician, student, and house officer education.
- DVM or equivalent degree. - Successful completion of an American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA) residency program. Individuals having credentials accepted by the ACVAA/ECVAA or in their final year of residency training are also encouraged to apply and will be considered. - State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before first day of employment.
In addition, positions at the following ranks will require:
CLINICAL ASSOCIATE OR CLINICAL PROFESSOR: Candidates must meet the requirements commensurate for each rank at the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: evidence of experience conducting research or other scholarly activity
ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR: An established record of experience and scholarship evidenced by manuscript preparation and publications comparable to that expected for commensurate rank at ISU; professional practice and clinical teaching as a board certified anesthesiologist; national and/or international scholarly, clinical, or education presentations; and a successful record of external granting activity are required.
- Additional years of clinical anesthesia experience in a progressive, diverse, high quality veterinary center.
- A record of scholarship obtained through manuscript preparation or peer-reviewed publication, and national scholarly or clinical educational presentations
- Evidence of having applied for, received, or completed grants/funding.
- Additional years of experience teaching professional veterinary students in a clinical setting.
- A unique clinical focus that will enhance anesthesia service activities in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Internal Number: R2688
About Iowa State University
The Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC) at Iowa State University is a state-of-the-art facility designed to provide specialized care and comprehensive medical and surgical services for companion and large animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states. Our clinicians, residents, interns, technicians, staff, and senior veterinary students work collaboratively to provide 24-hour, high-quality care to animal patients. As the nation’s first public veterinary school, Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine takes pride in its heritage while shaping the future of veterinary professional practice, education, research and service.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that... all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.