Asst/Assoc/Full Professor-Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine - 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 Equine Surgery section of its Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The position is offered at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank, depending upon qualifications and is available as soon as a suitable candidate is identified. The position will join a team whose primary mission is clinical teaching, clinical service and scholarship.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform general and advanced lameness diagnosis and orthopedic and soft-tissue surgery including minimally invasive surgery; teach professional veterinary students, interns, residents and graduate students in clinical, laboratory, and didactic (classroom) setting on topics of equine lameness and orthopedic and soft tissue surgery; 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 Equine Surgery; and provide guidance and consultation for research projects of residents and graduate students.

Required Qualifications

The candidates must possess a DVM or equivalent degree (such as BVSc), have completed an approved ACVS residency and is board-eligible before date of hire. Candidate must be able to effectively communicate, work collegially, and collaborate with diverse internal and external constituencies.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include board certification in ACVS, an advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in veterinary medicine or closely related field, a record of research or scholarly productivity, and evidence of expertise in teaching in a clinical and/or didactic setting.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

Review of applications begins May 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) curriculum vitae; 3) summary of teaching interests and goals; 4) 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.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Drs. Kelly Farnsworth or Claude Ragle, Co-Chairs of the Search Committee, by email (, or by telephone, (509) 335-0724, (509) 335-0822.

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: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter