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Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine | Ithaca, NY | Faculty Position in Wildlife Medicine
The Department of Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University invites applications for a clinical track faculty position in Wildlife Medicine. The full-time position is based at the Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital (SWH), a satellite hospital of the Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA). Located approximately 2 miles from the main campus, the SWH provides state-of-the-art medical and surgical care of ill and injured native wildlife, teaches and mentors students and graduate veterinarians, and performs innovative research designed to advance wildlife medicine.

The successful candidate would join a fast-paced and exceptional clinical program. The SWH is an autonomous, well-equipped facility that is further supported by regular consultation and active collaboration with specialists from CUHA. Additionally, comprehensive diagnostic testing services are provided by the Animal Health Diagnostic Center. The candidate will join a team that includes a faculty member (Section Chief) that is board certified by the American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM), three full-time and one part-time licensed veterinary technician, and a part-time animal care attendant. The SWH admits approximately 2,000 animals annually, and the caseload is typically 70% avian, 25% mammalian, and 5% herptile. The hospital collaborates with a strong and wide network of licensed wildlife rehabilitators across New York State who complete the rehabilitation aspect of patient care with the mission of release back to the wild.

The SWH plays an integral role in student teaching, providing education, and clinical training in wildlife medicine. Additionally, the candidate will be involved in the training and mentorship of zoological medicine interns (2) and residents (2) as they rotate through the SWH, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, NY, and the Companion Exotic Animal Service in CUHA. The SWH also participates heavily in wildlife research, regularly collaborating with researchers within the CVM and generating internal projects focused on native wildlife health both at the individual animal and population levels.

The SWH is part of a robust Wildlife Health program at Cornell University and is a member of the Cornell Wildlife Health Center (WHC), a College of Veterinary Medicine Center of Excellence. The WHC unites wildlife experts across the college’s many wildlife health programs, creating abundant opportunities designed to maximize impact and engagement and train the next generation of conservation leaders. An organization with unparalleled multidisciplinary expertise, the WHC develops holistic, science-based solutions that benefit the health of wildlife, domestic animals, and local communities both locally and globally.


Candidates must possess a DVM or equivalent degree and have a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience with at least three years of experience practicing wildlife medicine. Full consideration will be given to candidates either board certified by the American College of Zoological Medicine or board-eligible with the intent to become board certified by the ACZM within two years of beginning their appointment. Applicants who have completed or intend to complete the Wildlife discipline of the examination will be preferred. The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work with a diverse team of staff, students, and veterinarians. Proven aptitude in and enthusiasm for teaching in both clinical and didactic environments is required. Clinical duties require flexible working hours that will include daytime, evening, and weekend responsibilities. Clinical competence in all aspects of wildlife medicine is required, and expertise in avian orthopedic surgery is essential. Demonstrated accomplishment in research and a desire to continue to perform independent and collaborative research is expected.

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine seeks to lead, enable, and inspire others to attain a healthier world for animals and people. Consistently ranked among the top veterinary schools in the world, the college is a global leader in outstanding multidisciplinary clinical and diagnostic services as well as exemplary animal care. The college continuously produces a stream of scientific breakthroughs while also preparing students, veterinarians, and scientists to assume vital roles in scientific inquiry, local and global health, public policy and clinical, population, and diagnostic veterinary medicine.

Cornell University is a center for discovery, academic leadership, and service. Commitment to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion has been Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We welcome candidates who are equally committed to these values and who will strengthen our climate by fostering diversity and inclusion. The College of Veterinary Medicine also seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples through Cornell’s Dual Career Program and membership in the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

Cornell is in Ithaca on the shores of Cayuga Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State. Ithaca is a vibrant city with art museums, theaters, a diverse selection of restaurants, and a very well-supported public education system. It is within driving distance of several large metropolitan centers, award-winning wineries, and downhill skiing areas. Ithaca is a nature-lover’s paradise with ample opportunities for outdoor activities. Easy campus-to-campus bus transportation allows one to explore or work in NYC while enjoying the “Ithaca is Gorges” lifestyle.

Salary, rank, and title will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

For more information, click here or contact Dr. Sara Childs-Sanford, Chair of the Search Committee at

Electronic application submission is through Academic Jobs Online.

The required sections of the application include a cover letter including statement of career goals; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy and goals, as appropriate research interests and plans, and contributions to inclusion and diversity; and email addresses for letter requests of 3 referees who will be invited to upload their letters at this site. Please ensure the “email notify writer on submit” box is selected upon submission. If you have concerns with submitting your references online, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee.

The safety and well-being of applicants and our team members are of the utmost importance. Because of campus closures and the likelihood of ongoing travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be conducting virtual interviews with qualified candidates for this position with the intention of scheduling additional in-person meetings as permitted.

Review of applications will begin on January 17, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, applications should be submitted by February 17, 2022.

What is a Statement of Contribution to Diversity?

This statement invites applicants to describe their past, present, and/or future efforts at promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in their careers as researchers and educators. It should convey how they see these continuing at Cornell and can focus on teaching, research, or service.

IndeVets | Multiple Locations | Veterinarian
Relief work, reimagined.

We’re IndeVets. We’ve created a whole new way to vet that combines the freedom of relief work with the stability of an associate position, plus an entire vet-led team dedicated to helping vets thrive.

Here’s How it Works

Enjoy the freedom you want:

  • Decide when and where you vet. Set your own schedule and choose shifts from our hundreds of partner hospitals. You decide when you work and when you don’t. For planners, hatch your work plan months in advance. Did we mention full-time starts at just 34 hours per week?
  • Leave work at work. Never take an after-hours call again. Your free time is me time. In case you’re wondering, you don’t need to ask permission to take a vacation either.
  • Try new things and find your happy places. Explore new medicine and clinical techniques. Choose from a variety of shift types, including GP, surgery, dentals, ER, and more.

Get the stability and benefits you need (and some you want):

  • You’re part of the team. This is no traditional relief gig. When you become an IndeVet, you’re a W2 employee with benefits, not a contractor.
  • Work with great hospitals! We only partner with the best. Plus, you’ll review their clinical policies, available meds, and ways of working before your first shift.
  • Awesome benefits: all the basics, plus more. See below!

Thrive as a vet:

  • We’ve got your back: We support our doctors 100% because we’re also practicing veterinarians. So whether you need to call out sick or are ready to start a family, we’ve got you covered. No judgment, just support.

  • Learn and grow. Share SOAPs, rad, x-rays, and more for a second opinion. Our team is connected virtually and shares advice in real-time.

  • Change the industry with us: We know how you feel and what needs fixing because we’re led by vets. We’ve been there and done that, and that’s why we’re doing this.

But don’t just take our word for it. Here’s what our doctors had to say:

Did we mention we offer great pay & benefits?

  • Medical insurance with monthly company contribution toward the premiums, Low cost Dental + Vision Insurance

  • Company-paid short-term disability insurance which covers all non-work-related illnesses, disabilities, and injuries

  • Low cost Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Company-paid Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • Company-paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Company-paid-time off and unlimited unpaid time off.

  • Continuing education allowance (with extra PTO to help)
Even more $$ to spend on pet insurance, gym memberships, self-care, or whatever matters most to you

  • Reimbursement for state license + AVMA membership
Company-paid liability / malpractice / life insurance

  • 401(k) and Roth 401(k)— 100% match up to 4%
Participation in long-term incentive plan based on length of service

  • Profit sharing!

Current Regions

  • Connecticut 
  • Delaware 
  • Florida
New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Washington, DC 

How to Apply

Apply on our website: or you can always email your resume directly!

Iowa State University | Ames, IA | Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor – Human and Veterinary Anatomy
The Department of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, located in Ames, Iowa, invites applications for a term faculty position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor. This is a full-time, 9-month position with salary commensurate with qualifications.

The successful candidate will support veterinary, undergraduate, and master’s students emotionally and academically. The primary responsibilities of this position will be to develop human and veterinary anatomy instruction and curricula, including teaching and supervision of a cadaver-based undergraduate human anatomy laboratory course (BMS 448), and support laboratory instruction for veterinary anatomy courses in the professional curriculum (BMS 330 and BMS 331). The candidate will also develop a new undergraduate laboratory-based veterinary anatomy course that will help prepare future professional students by providing hands-on veterinary anatomy instruction.

Iowa State University especially seeks candidates with a commitment to contributing to and enhancing the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, mentoring, and service. The successful candidate will have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in departmental programs and committees.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Iowa State University | Ames, IA | Tenure Track or Clinical Track Assistant - Associate or Full Professor – Equine Surgery
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, located in Ames, Iowa, invites applications for a full-time, clinical-track, or tenure-track faculty position in equine surgery. The qualifications, documented experience, and interests of the selected candidate will determine appointment rank.

This position will include clinical service responsibilities in large animal surgery, with a dedicated effort to professional practice and clinical instruction in the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). The remaining time will be used for the development of a creative program of scholarship, didactic and laboratory teaching, academic service, and outreach activities. The percentage effort associated with these combined activities will be determined by mutual agreement between the candidate and the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • DVM or equivalent degree.
  • Successful completion of an American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) approved residency training program.
  • State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before the first day of employment.

Click here to apply!

Iowa State University | Ames, IA | Tenure Track or Clinical Track Assistant - Associate or Full Professor - Small Animal Surgery
The Veterinary Clinical Sciences department in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, located in Ames, Iowa, invites applications for a full-time, clinical-track, or tenure-track faculty position in the small animal surgery section of the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). We are looking to complement our existing team of Board Certified veterinary surgeons in the areas of soft tissue, orthopedic, or a mixed surgical focus. The qualifications, documented experience, and interests of the selected candidate will determine appointment rank.

The primary responsibilities of this position will be to collaborate with the current accomplished team of four veterinary surgeons and allied specialists to enhance an established small animal surgery section. The recently renovated LVMC is fully equipped, including a stereotactic radiation therapy unit.

The selected candidate will be committed to the delivery of exceptional patient care, share an enthusiastic dedication to education, and will contribute to the enhancement of the national prominence of the surgery and other sections practicing in the LVMC. The successful candidate will also have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in all levels of technician, student, and house officer education. The candidate will be highly self-motivated, innovative and will possess excellent communication skills and experience working with a diverse population. Furthermore, the candidate will demonstrate professional maturity with a leadership style that contributes to a positive culture and has a compassionate and empathetic nature towards the clients and patients of the LVMC. Iowa State University especially seeks candidates who are interested in contributing to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and outreach. All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Click here to apply!

Iowa State University | Ames, IA | Tenure Track or Clinical Track Assistant - Associate or Full Professor - Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University (ISU), located in Ames, Iowa, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, clinical, or tenure track faculty appointment in the area of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine 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 the 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, equids, and other large animals.

The successful candidate will provide clinical service and teaching in the LVMC. The primary focus for all aspects of the position will be veterinary emergency and critical care for patients in the Hixson-Lied Small Animal Hospital. Clinical duties may include weekend and after-hours obligations. Supervision and instruction of interns and residents, instruction of clinical-year students, and primary case supervision are expected, in addition to participation and contribution to weekly resident boards review and journal clubs. The successful candidate should have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in all levels of technician, student, and house officer education. The remaining effort may include participation in research, scholarship, and traditional didactic and laboratory teaching. Appointment rank will be determined by the qualifications, documented experience, and interests of the selected candidate.

Click here to apply!

Maryland Department of Agriculture | Annapolis, MD | Veterinarian III - Animal Health Program
This position will serve as the manager for field, regulatory, and emergency readiness and response regionally and of the Poultry and Swine Programs, which includes oversight of the National Poultry Improvement Program, Live Bird Markets, advisor for Notifiable Avian Influenza, and implementation of regulations, importation and disease management for Swine. As a field veterinarian, primarily serves to prevent the introduction of infectious diseases among Maryland’s agricultural poultry and livestock by enforcing animal health regulations, providing diagnostic and investigative services, and educating animal producers, exhibitors, and veterinarians on disease control.

Statewide Poultry Program Manager: Serves as advisor to the Chief, Animal Health, for matters pertaining to poultry health and regulatory programs in the state, particularly regarding Avian Influenza and other notable infectious or contagious diseases of concern. Under the direction of the Assistant Chief, Field Service, coordinates MDA field and monetary assets in support of poultry health programs. Represents the Agency to external groups and serves as an advisor to manage federal cooperative agreements.

Field Veterinarian: Responsible for implementation of Animal Health regulatory, emergency, and other field services. Supervises field staff provides justification for budgets and other assigned resources. Provides oversight for the Swine program regarding implementation of federal and state regulations, importation, and disease management. Duties are performed at auction markets, fairs & shows, other facilities, or premises where animals are kept, sold or moved. Leads field activities, including inspection and enforcement.

Relief Pathologist: If contract of federal Pathologist/Poultry Specialist is not available, perform as Relief Pathologist. Responsible for the delivery of full-service poultry diagnostics and delivery of partial service diagnostics for livestock.
Education: A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from a college or university accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association or its equivalent.

Experience: Three years of general veterinary medicine experience, at least one year must have included field experience involving inspection, diagnosis, or treatment of a variety of animal types.


  • Candidates may substitute the possession of a Doctor of Philosophy degree or Doctor of Science degree in pathology or microbiology or Board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists or Veterinary Microbiologists for two years of the required general experience.
  • Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master of Science degree in pathology or microbiology for one year of the required general experience.
  • Total allowable substitution under notes# 1 and 2 is two years.
  • Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in veterinary preventive medicine classification of veterinary preventive medicine specialty codes in the veterinary medical science field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

  • Type 1 or Type 2 USDA Accredited Veterinarian.
  • Avian veterinary experience.

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

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North Shore Animal League America | Port Washington, NY | Staff Veterinarian

Looking for a full or part-time associate veterinarian to join our 16-doctor, AAHA accredited medical center. We provide high-quality, affordable veterinary care to our shelter residents as well as both adopted and community pets and fully equipped, state-of-the-art facilities. In-house capabilities include a wellness center with rehabilitation suite (including underwater treadmill), dental suite, digital full-body and dental radiology (supported with cutting-edge artificial intelligence by SignalPet), endoscopy, class IV therapy laser, 3 GE Versa Active ultrasound machines, fully equipped surgical suite performing both soft-tissue and orthopedic surgery, and isolation facility. We see over 30,000 cases annually, providing an exciting and challenging work environment. The variety and volume of our caseload offer applicants the opportunity to work in a medically progressive practice. We foster a collaborative environment with a shared doctor’s office to discuss challenging cases.

Job Responsibilities

DVMs will rotate through all departments, which include clinics (sick and wellness visits), soft tissue +/- orthopedic surgery (based on desire and skillset), management of hospitalized cases, and shelter animal exams.

Experience is preferred, but new graduates are welcome to apply. Active mentoring is available in our collaborative work environment.


  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Generous PTO policy
  • $1200/yr CE allowance (plus additional paid time off)
  • Reimbursement for AVMA Dues, NYS License, and DEA License
  • Robust health benefits plan – including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401K available
  • As a 501-C-3 Non-profit, employees may be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Comprehensive pet care for staff pets
  • Work-life balance (no overnights, limited emergency, 4-day work weeks)
  • Signing bonus eligible

For more information, please visit

Please forward your cover letter and resume to

Stanford University - Department of Comparative Medicine | Stanford, CA | Director for the Veterinary Service Center (VSC) Animal Diagnostic Laboratory
The Department of Comparative Medicine at Stanford University is currently seeking a veterinary clinical pathologist to serve as the Director for the Veterinary Service Center (VSC) Animal Diagnostic Laboratory. A DVM/VMD degree and ACVP or ECVP board certification or board eligibility is required. Academic rank (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor) and line (University Medical Line, Clinician Educator) will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

  • The major criteria for appointment in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.
  • The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative, and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Applicants should have a working knowledge of veterinary clinical pathology for a variety of species, including common laboratory animal species, especially rodents, swine and sheep, nonhuman primates, and aquatics. Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, rodent strain-related idiosyncrasies, testing and interpretation, molecular diagnostics, bacteriology, biosafety and quality assurance, and health surveillance protocols in a laboratory animal setting are highly desirable. Additional responsibilities include outreach and consultation with research laboratories, assistance with study design, and working one-on-one with researchers (principal investigators, post-doctoral students, graduate students, and research laboratory staff). There are ample opportunities for collaborative, translational research. To learn more about the services offered by the VSC Animal Diagnostic Laboratory, see:

The successful candidate will also provide laboratory animal clinical pathology training for trainees participating in the Department’s American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency and the Master of Laboratory Animal Science program. Development of Instructional hands-on workshops, in-person classes, and/or online training modules related to laboratory animal clinical pathology is expected.

To apply, please submit in one pdf file: a curriculum vitae (CV), a brief letter (statement of research and/or scholarly activity, and teaching accomplishments including future plans in these areas). You will also be expected to provide the names and email addresses of 3 references in the application. All materials should be submitted online at

Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2021, and accepted until the position is filled.

The Department of Comparative Medicine, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value candidates who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Interested applicants from academic centers, including veterinary schools and research-intensive medical schools, and from pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors are encouraged to apply.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.

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UC Davis | Davis, CA | Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery

Veterinarian with advanced training in small animal soft tissue surgery. Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS), or completion of an approved residency of the ACVS or ECVS by August 1, 2022, is required. Preference will be given to those candidates board-certified by ACVS or enrolled in an approved residency of the ACVS. Documented clinical experience and competence in small animal soft tissue surgery are required. Expertise in surgical oncology and/or minimally invasive surgery is desirable. Demonstrated aptitude and experience in teaching, particularly clinical instruction, are required. Documented record of creative scholarship or potential to develop a clinical research program in small animal soft tissue surgery is required. Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere. A valid license to practice veterinary medicine in California or a University license will be required before employment (California Business and Professions Code Section 4846-4857; California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1), the acquisition of which will be facilitated by the School of Veterinary Medicine.

How to Apply

To receive the fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by April 8, 2022.

The position is open until filled. To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at and submit the following materials:

  • A letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experience, and career goals
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A statement of didactic and clinical teaching philosophy
  • A statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity
  • The names and addresses of four professional references.

For questions about the application process, please contact:

Denise Pennington
Chief Administrative Officer
Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California
Davis, CA 95616-8745
Phone: 530-752-9774
Fax: 530-752-6042

The University of California, Davis, and The Department of Surgical & Radiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments:

University of Illinois - College of Veterinary Medicine | Urbana, IL | Clinical or Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Full-time, 100% (12-month basis)

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. For more information, visit

The Veterinary Clinical Medicine Department and the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at the College of Veterinary Medicine, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, are seeking a clinical assistant/associate or a tenure track assistant/associate professor in clinical pathology. The clinical pathology service is comprised of three onsite faculty, three residents, and six highly skilled medical technologists. This skilled team delivers high-quality service to the faculty of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and referring practitioners from throughout the U.S.

Professional Opportunities

The College maintains a full-service 230,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art hospital for farm, companion, and zoological companion animals that supports, engages, and advances the teaching and research activities of the College. In 2009, the College also established the Medical District Veterinary Clinic, which serves as the College’s headquarters for teaching, research, and public engagement initiatives in the Chicago area. In 2020, the Veterinary Medicine South Clinic was launched, where the Wildlife Medical Clinic shares the clinical space with the Primary Care, Urgent Care, and Zoological Medicine services. Over the past two years, the Veterinary Teaching Hospital has made large investments in infrastructure, including the installation of new magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography units, a state-of-the-art linear accelerator, and integrated anesthetic and surgical suites.

We are seeking a candidate who is a strong team player and interested in utilizing and developing their clinical and teaching skills in a healthy, collaborative, busy, and vibrant clinical teaching environment. The ideal candidate would be committed to this opportunity for professional development and advancement.

Personal Opportunities

Urbana-Champaign offers the residential advantages of a medium-sized university city, excellent cultural opportunities, and high quality of life. Candidates will find a richly diverse population, four beautiful seasons, a vibrant arts and entertainment scene, a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities, and the excitement of Big Ten sports events. East Central Illinois is an area that features a unique blend of high-tech companies and friendly, small-town hospitality.

The Champaign-Urbana area offers a range of businesses, recreation, and culture unmatched by other communities its size, due in large part to the presence of the University of Illinois. Whether you’re looking to raise a family, enjoy the outdoors, partake in a variety of cultural activities, or become part of the University of Illinois community, Champaign-Urbana has something to offer you.


Candidates must have a DVM degree or equivalent and preferred board certification (or board eligible) in the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. An advanced graduate degree is desirable. For more information on the definition and expectations of specialized and tenure-stream faculty at the University of Illinois, please see Provost Communication #9 and #25.


The academic home for this position will be in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine. The appointment will be full-time and will be either as a specialized, non-tenured, academic or as a tenure-stream position. Duties will include diagnostic service in the clinical pathology laboratory and instruction in the clinical pathology curriculum. Collaborative delivery of instruction in second and third-year core didactic and fourth-year core clinical rotations will be expected. Faculty members are expected to perform the full range of designated faculty responsibilities, including teaching, diagnostic/clinical service, outreach/public engagement, and university service. Normal teaching responsibilities can include didactic, laboratory, and clinical teaching of discipline to professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. Your contact hours of lecture and laboratory teaching can vary depending on the needs of the curriculum. Opportunities are readily available to pursue collaborative and/or clinical research.


Commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications. The University of Illinois offers a complete benefits package. A summary explanation of these benefits can be found at

Starting Date

The anticipated starting date is as soon as possible after the close date.

Application Procedures

Please create a candidate profile through In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by March 25, 2022. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. If you are interested or would like additional information on the position, please contact:

Michael Rosser, Assistant Professor
Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
1008 West Hazelwood Drive Urbana, IL 61802-4714

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to be current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.

University of Illinois faculty, staff, and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.

Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine | Blacksburg, VA | Associate Dean for Professional Programs
The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine’s DVM program is located on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. Founded in 1978, the goal of the DVM program is to empower a diverse student community to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to the veterinary profession. Reporting to the Dean and serving as a member of the Executive Board, the Associate Dean for Professional Programs oversees the DVM program. The Associate Dean advances the mission, vision, and values of the college through innovation, leadership, and intellectual curiosity. This leader is instrumental in proactively structuring and adapting the DVM curriculum to future realities. The Associate Dean will hold a professional appointment in an appropriate academic department of the college based on the candidate’s background and expertise. Appointment with tenure will be considered based on qualifications and previous experience. Additional details about the college can be found at

Core Responsibilities Include

  • In collaboration with department heads and faculty, the Associate Dean is responsible for the design, planning, operation, and assessment of the DVM education program
  • Plays a significant role in shaping co-curricular and community-based activities for DVM students
  • Responsible for oversight and monitoring of all programs, initiatives, and processes that relate to the DVM program
  • Serves as the college liaison with the Vice Provost for Academic Programs and monitors DVM educational activities located at affiliated locations, including the Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center and the Animal Cancer Care and Research Center
  • Responsible for monitoring, evaluation, and subsequent adaptations resulting from outcomes assessment of programmatic and operational effectiveness to pursue constant quality improvement of the DVM program in accordance with accreditation standards
  • Establishes and maintains an organizational structure and staffing to effectively and efficiently accomplish goals and objectives
  • In partnership with human resources, responsible for recruiting, developing, and retaining a talented staff whose responsibilities are to provide educational support to DVM students and faculty
  • In collaboration with college leadership, builds relationships with key leaders within the college, university, and profession
  • Engages in strategic partnerships that further the mission and outcomes of the college
  • Recommends and participates in the development of University policies and procedures
  • Oversees annual unit budgets for the organization and performs periodic cost and effectiveness analyses
  • May serve on University planning and policymaking committees
  • Completes other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree (DVM, Ph.D., or equivalent) with a distinguished, well-rounded record of scholarship, including recognized excellence in teaching
  • Academic credentials consistent with the rank of associate professor or higher
  • Knowledge of curricular design, evaluation, review, and requirements for accreditation
  • Teaching and faculty experience within a college (or school) of veterinary medicine or other healthcare profession
  • Knowledge of innovations in veterinary medical education
  • Commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion as evidenced by success in building and supporting a diverse student community
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to work with diverse team members in a collegial team atmosphere
  • Personal attributes conducive to success in a growth-oriented, fast-paced environment that requires flexibility and adaptability
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration, team building, active listening, and timely, clear, and effective communication
  • Demonstrated commitment to empathetic leadership, student mentorship, and advocacy for students
  • A person of integrity who fosters a climate of trust and shared understanding

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in administrative oversight of curricular design, evaluation, review, and requirements for accreditation in a professional program
  • Involvement in the innovation of health professions education
  • Thorough knowledge of policies and procedures common in academic affairs
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and follow-through skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple, competing priorities within a rapidly evolving work environment
  • Proficient information technology skills to successfully navigate position responsibilities

Applications must include a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experiences, career goals, and leadership/administrative philosophies; a curriculum vitae; a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion; and the names and addresses of three professional references.

Application reviews will begin on February 28th, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Please send inquiries to Dr. Dan Givens, Dean, and Chair of Search Committee,

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