Asst Professor-Comparative Theriogenology - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) seeks to fill a tenure-track, permanent, full-time, 12-month position in comparative theriogenology. The position is at the Assistant Professor rank, and will be available as soon as a suitable candidate is identified. The position will join a team whose primary mission will be clinical teaching, clinical service and scholarship.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching professional veterinary students, interns, residents, and graduate students in clinical, laboratory, and didactic (classroom) setting on topics of comparative large animal theriogenology; provide health care and service to patients of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital; advise and consult with referring veterinarians and clients; develop a creative, independent/collaborative, basic and/or clinically-oriented research program in theriogenology; and provide guidance and consultation for research projects of residents and graduate students. The Comparative Theriogenology unit focuses on equine, camelid, and ruminant reproductive medicine and surgery.
AREA OVERVIEW: The mission of VCS is to serve the community through education and through generation and dissemination of new information, for the benefit of animal and human health and well-being. The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is organized into four departments, including VCS, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP), Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN), and the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB), each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. The Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health offers advancement of science, people and policy in its mission to discover novel approaches for disease intervention and delivery of preventive health care for animals and humans. The comparative Theriogenology program has strong collaboration with reproductive biologists from all CVM departments, the Animal Science Department and the Center for Reproductive Biology (

Washington State University is a PAC-12 school and a land-grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 19,000 students on its Pullman campus and another 5,000 students statewide. 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 31,000) 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: The university’s web page ( offers information about WSU and the surrounding area.

Required Qualifications

Must possess a DVM or equivalent degree (such as BVSc) and have completed an approved Large Animal Theriogenology residency and be board-eligible before date of hire.

The candidate must have a strong background in clinical theriogenology as it applies to diagnosis and management of infertility, semen, and embryo cryopreservation, reproductive medicine and surgery, and reproductive management of large animal species.

Candidate must be able to effectively communicate, work collegially, and collaborate with diverse internal and external constituencies.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include board certification by the American College of Theriogenologists (ACT), an advanced degree in reproductive biology or related field, a record of scholarly productivity, and evidence of expertise in teaching and delivery of continuing education programs to veterinarians.

Eligibility for USDA accreditation and full licensure in Washington State are not required, but encouraged.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

Review of applications begins April 1, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Applicants are required to submit an electronic application including: 1) a cover letter which states candidate’s goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a summary of teaching interests and goals; 4) a summary of research interests and goals; and 5) 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.
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Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Ahmed Tibary, Chair of the Search Committee, by email ( or by telephone (509) 335-1963.

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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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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