The University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, seeks applications for a full-time non-tenure track teaching faculty position in Community Practice at the Associate Teaching Professor or Teaching Professor level. Details about position, MU and Columbia are posted online at https://hr.missouri.edu/job-openings job # 47831
This is a full-time, 12-month appointment renewable on an annual basis. The appointment’s primary teaching and clinical focus is providing leadership and faculty support to the community practice section in the Veterinary Health Center (VHC). As part of this appointment, the successful candidate will:
Provide clinical instruction of students (professional) and intern veterinarians in the VHC’s community practice section.
Contribute to the professional and graduate curriculum by participating in classroom and laboratory instruction. Opportunities for online instruction are possible.
Represent the University, College, and VHC through outreach activities for animal owning public, ‐referring veterinarians, or other relevant stakeholders.
Participate scholarly activities like research, professional development, or publication of book chapters, case reports, or client-oriented educational publications.
Participate in faculty governance activities, including serving as the community practice section head.
A Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree (such as VMD, BVSc)
Candidates will be evaluated on:
Eligibility for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Missouri.
Professional clinical experience, post-graduate clinical or graduate training, and leadership/communication skills will all be assessed. Board certification by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) in the Canine/Feline or Feline sections, experience in veterinary teaching hospitals or high-quality general practice, teaching experience or business/management training are desirable, but not necessary.
A letter stating professional interests and career goals.
Contact information (including email addresses) for three references.
A curriculum vitae.
If you have questions about the online application process, please consult Human Resources web sites: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (573)882 7976.
Applications will be reviewed until a suitable candidate is identified.
Candidates will be assessed based upon educational and professional achievement. Clinical experience, communication skills, leadership experience, experience working effectively in diverse environments, and letters of reference will all be considered in selection of a candidate. The potential for the candidate
to work within the framework of the community practice section will also be assessed, as will specialty and/or research training and teaching experience.
If you have questions about the position, please contact Dr. Carrie Duran at 573.882.7821 or email@example.com
Salary and Benefits
Salary will be commensurate with education, training, and experience.
These positions are eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits.
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Columbia Missouri Information
Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit andlow cost of living with big-city culture, activities, and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.
Our Campus and Our Community
MU’s Veterinary Health Center is a state-of-the-art teaching and medical services facility for companion animals as well as livestock. Columbia is an ideal location forsuch a teaching hospital with a robust small animal case load. Missouri is a strong agricultural state with large numbers of horses, cattle, hogs, and poultry.
MU is a nationally competitive, global university. Many states fund separate research and land-grant universities, but Missouri combines those roles at its flagship institution. MU is both a land-grant university with a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri’s largest public research university. Mizzou is one ofonly five universities nationwide that offers law, medicine, veterinary medicine, and a nuclear research reactor on one campus.
MU is a national leader in comparative medicine, in which researchers collaborate by sharing discoveries, innovations and treatments for humans and animals. For more about the College of Veterinary Medicine and our impact on Missouri, the nation, and the world, go to:
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