Assistant/Associate Professor-Oncology - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) seeks to fill a tenure-track, full-time, 12-month position within the Veterinary Medical Oncology section. The position is offered at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, depending upon qualifications, and is available immediately. The position will contribute to a team whose primary mission will be clinical teaching, clinical service and scholarship.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful applicants will have responsibility to teach and mentor professional veterinary students, interns, residents, and graduate students in clinical and didactic (classroom) settings on topics related to veterinary oncology; will provide health care and service to oncology patients of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital; will advise and consult with referring veterinarians and clients regarding medical oncology cases; will develop a creative, independent/collaborative, basic and/or clinically-oriented research program in medical oncology or an allied field; and will provide leadership in directing research projects of residents and graduate students. The successful applicant must be able to effectively communicate and work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.

Required Qualifications

The candidate must possess a DVM or related degree (such as BVSc), have completed an approved Medical Oncology residency and be board eligible in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Medical Oncology (ACVIM) before date of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include board certification in ACVIM, specialty of Medical Oncology, an advanced degree (Masters or PhD in veterinary medicine or closely related field); a record of research or scholarly productivity commensurate with their level of training; and evidence of expertise in teaching and advising, consulting and communicating with referring DVM’s and clients regarding medical oncology cases.

Level of position hired is dependent upon the level of experience the final candidate has in the specialty area.

Monthly Salary


Additional Information

Review of applications begins January 1, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants are required to submit electronically 1)a cover letter which states candidate’s goals; 2)a curriculum vitae;
3)a summary of teaching interests and goals;
4)research interests and goals;
4)and the names and contact information (including email address) of three (3) professional references.

Three (3) letters of recommendation are required and will be automatically requested and obtained from the reference provider through the WSU online application system.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Bill Dernell, Chair of the Search Committee,, (509)335-0814.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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  • Assistant/Associate Professor-Oncology
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  • Veterinary Medicine
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter