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Clinical Asst/Assoc Prof Food Animal Ambulatory

Instructional / Teaching Faculty, Veterinary Medicine


Clinical Asst/Assoc Prof Food Animal Ambulatory

  • 522898
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • Large Animal Clinical Sciences
  • Instructional / Teaching Faculty
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Teaching & Research Faculty
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM) Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Blacksburg, VA, invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time, calendar-year, clinical non-tenure or tenure track faculty position. The candidate would serve (work) in the Food Animal Ambulatory Service of the Production Management Medicine Section at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team supporting the teaching, clinical service, outreach and research goals of the College. A commitment to the values of belonging, equity, and inclusion are critical for this role. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere and a desire to participate in a diverse, dynamic community are essential.

Required Qualifications

This position requires a DVM or equivalent degree with significant clinical experience with food animal species. Candidates must be eligible for a Virginia faculty veterinary license and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The candidate must demonstrate commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications

The candidate would preferably have previous experience working with veterinary students in a clinical environment and significant food animal experience. Successful completion of a residency training program approved by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, American College of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, American College of Theriogenology, or American College of Internal Medicine. An advanced degree (MS/PhD) in biomedical sciences is preferred.

Applications must include:


  • A letter of interest describing the candidate’s professional goals related to teaching, clinical service, and research as well as a vision for their role in the college community.
  • A curriculum vitae.
  • A statement describing the applicant’s vision and past experiences regarding inclusion and diversity in veterinary medicine.
  • Names, email, mailing address, and telephone numbers of three (3) references.

    Salary and rank will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin on January 31, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Please send inquiries to Dr. Kevin Pelzer, Chair of Search Committee (kpelzer@vt.edu).

    Pay Band

    Faculty; Salary

    Appointment Type


    Salary Information

    Salaried; to commensurate with rank and experience

    Review Date


    Additional Information

    The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

    About Virginia Tech

    Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

    Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

    If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Dr. Kevin Pelzer at  kpelzer@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.


    Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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