Title: 164-NN - Clinical Assistant Professor - Career
Business Title: Assistant/Associate Professor-Comparative Theriogenology
Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS
Employee Type: Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), Pullman, WA seeks to fill a full-time continuous career track (clinical track) or tenure track faculty position in comparative theriogenology. The successful applicant will join a dedicated team focused on clinical teaching, clinical service and scholarship.
The Comparative Theriogenology service is currently staffed by 2 boarded theriogenologists, 2 residents, a licensed veterinary technician, and a patient services coordinator. The service provides theriogenology services to many domestic animal species including small animals, horses, cattle, swine, small ruminants, and camelids. The Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) is the leading referral center in the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest with over 20,000 patient visits per year. Our state-of-the-art equipment includes laparoscopic-assisted embryo collection and transfer apparatus for small ruminants, universal transcervical insemination endoscope (STORZ) for small animals, and oocyte aspiration equipment for cattle.
Our theriogenology team actively participates in the WSU Center for Reproductive Biology, an inter-institutional program involving 26 departments at WSU (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver and Puyallup campuses), University of Idaho, Central Washington University, Montana State University, University of Washington, Spokane Community College, University of Texas San-Antonio, and East Carolina University. Altogether, the Center includes approximately 85 faculty and over 270 students, postdoctoral fellows, and technical staff, making it one of the largest reproductive biology centers in the world. The Center's mission is to provide opportunities for investigators from across the Pacific Northwest to collaborate, learn from one another, and advance our understanding of reproductive and developmental processes.
Summary of Duties:
The successful applicant will participate in diagnostic service for the VTH, clinical and didactic instruction of professional veterinary students, interns, residents, and graduate students, delivery of continuing education programs to veterinarians, and conduct collaborative clinical, applied or basic research/scholarship within the candidate's area of interest. Expectations for scholarship/research will be greater for a successful tenure track applicant, appropriate to rank. The successful applicant must be able to effectively communicate and work with people of diverse backgrounds.
Area Overview: The VTH aspires to be the country's best academic veterinary hospital for patients, students, clients, colleagues, and community. The joint mission of the VTH and VCS is to improve the health and well-being of all animals through excellence in medical care, training future veterinarians, and finding innovative ways to diagnose and treat disease. Dedicated to this vision and mission are over 60 full-time faculty members and 170 staff and house officers.
The WSU CVM is organized into five departments/schools, including VCS, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP), Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN), the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB), and the Paul G. Allen School for Global Health, each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service (http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu)
Washington State University is a PAC-12 school and a land-grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 20,000 students on the Pullman campus and 30,000 students system-wide. The University of Idaho, also a land-grant university, is located in Moscow, Idaho, 8 miles from the Pullman campus. These communities offer a friendly, small-town living environment and access to a rich assortment of cultural, recreational, and athletic attractions. Pullman has a four-season climate, clean air, good schools, affordable homes, and a low crime rate. Pullman (population 34,000) is about 75 miles south of Spokane, Washington, and lies close to recreational areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit: http://www.pullmanchamber.com. The university's web page, www.wsu.edu, offers additional information about WSU and the surrounding area.
The candidate must hold a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or foreign equivalent degree (i.e., BVSc), and be board-eligible by the American College of Theriogenologists (ACT) or certified before date of hire. Successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment and relevant ability to successfully advocate diversity and values of diversity.
Considerations regarding rank and faculty track will be determined based on the interests and qualifications of the candidate, as will division of time between teaching, clinical duty, and scholarly activity.
For tenure track consideration, candidates must demonstrate a significant record of scholarship. Applicants for an Assistant Professor position must demonstrate potential to establish and maintain an externally funded research program. Applicants for Associate Professor must have an active extramurally-funded research program with a record of peer-reviewed publications and national/international recognition.
Applicants for career track Associate Professor must have a significant record of scholarship, a higher level of national/international recognition and a higher level of clinical and teaching experience as compared to Assistant Professor applicants.
Preferred qualifications for both career and tenure track applicants include a record of scholarly productivity consistent with the level of experience and appropriate to rank and track (Assistant or Associate/Career or Tenure), as evidenced by collaborative basic, clinical or applied research and publication of results in peer-reviewed scientific journals, evidence of expertise in teaching, and commitment to provision of outstanding clinical service. Advanced research training (PhD) in reproductive biology is preferred for tenure track Associate Professor applicants.
Area/College: College of Veterinary Medicine Department Name: Veterinary Clinical Sciences City, State, Zip: Pullman, Washington, 99164 Department Link: vcs.vetmed.wsu.edu Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience FTE: 100% Tenure Track: Optional This is a permanent position. Screening Begin Date: Applications received by September 6, 2022 will be considered in the initial review process. Applications will continue to be accepted after the initial screening date. Background Check: This position has not been designated by the department to require a background check. Application Instructions: The position is available as soon as a suitable candidate can be identified. Applications received by September 6, 2022 will be considered in the initial review process. Applicants are required to submit an electronic application including a cover letter summarizing the candidate's qualifications and stating desired faculty track and rank; curriculum vitae; summary statement of teaching interests and goals; statement of research interests and goals; statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; contact information including email address and phone number for three professional references. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Boel Fransson, Chair of the Search Committee, by email (email@example.com) or by telephone (509) 335-5669. Required Documents:
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