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Clinical Assistant Professor
Clinical Associate Professor
Clinical Professor
Small Animal Internal Medicine

The College of Veterinary Medicine, 
Iowa State University, Ames, USA

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, in Ames, Iowa, invites applications for a full-time, term (clinical track) faculty position in Small Animal Internal Medicine (SAIM) in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Applications for term faculty will be accepted at the levels of Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, and Clinical Professor.

The successful candidate will be committed to providing excellent patient care and will share a keen dedication for student education and resident training. Being a term, or clinical-track position, the candidate will have a 75% clinical service commitment that would be divided between direct clinical coverage and indirect support of the service’s consulting and resident training responsibilities. Specific percent effort allocation will be determined based on the candidate’s expertise, interests, and the service’s needs. The remaining 25% responsibilities would be divided between scholarly endeavors, teaching responsibilities and institutional service.  Clinical duties will include weekends, holidays and after-hours as determined by the service’s needs.

The successful applicant will be joining a section that includes four board-certified internists, three technicians and an active and successful SAIM residency training program. The College of Veterinary Medicine and Iowa State University have invested significant resources to create an outstanding comparative small animal internal medicine program with a strong clinical research component. The Small Animal Hospital, part of the Dr. W. Eugene and Linda Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center, is a newly constructed and renovated building providing a state-of-the-art teaching, learning, and working facility.

The successful candidate should also be collegial and highly collaborative with a clinical focus that will enhance and complement the clinical activities in the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center.

Minimum Candidate Qualifications:

Required Minimum Qualifications: 

  • DVM or equivalent degree.
  • Completion of a residency program with credentials accepted by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) to participate in the board certification examination process.
  • State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before the first day of employment.

In addition to the requirements above, below are minimum qualifications at the following ranks:

  • CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Professional practice experience and/or advanced training in a clinical specialty.
  • CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: An established record of experience and scholarship in small animal internal medicine, including board-certification, an advanced degree, and/or extensive experience in the respective professional field.
  • CLINICAL PROFESSOR: Board-certification and an established record of national or international recognition for academic and professional accomplishments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree (MS, PhD)
  • Unique expertise in an internal medicine sub-specialty (hematology, nephrology, infectious diseases, etc.)
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in didactic and clinical teaching
    -Experience working in a large multi-specialty hospital
  • Experience mentoring house officers
  • A record of or potential for scholarship as demonstrated through manuscript publication/preparation, national presentations, or evidence of having applied for, received, or completed grants/funding.
  • Board Certification by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

About the Department:

The Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC) is a state-of-the-art facility designed to provide specialized care and comprehensive medical and surgical services for companion and large animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states. Our clinicians, residents, interns, technicians, staff, and senior veterinary students work collaboratively to provide 24-hour, high-quality care to animal patients. As the nation’s first public veterinary school, Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine takes pride in its heritage while shaping the future of veterinary professional practice, education, research and service.

Our medicine service is composed of 3 ACVIM- and 1 ECVIM-boarded internists, 3 full time technicians and 6 medicine residents. We have a full range of flexible and rigid endoscopic equipment for diagnostics as well as interventional endoscopic procedures. In addition, interventional procedures are supported by a Ho:YAG laser and C-arm fluoroscopy unit.

Our service is further supported by the hospital’s diverse specialty services, including a fully staffed soft-tissue and orthopedic surgery service, a cardiology service with an active interventional caseload as well as a medical and radiation oncology service providing one of the only stereotactic radiation therapy (SRT) Services in the Midwest. Our diagnostic imaging capabilities are enhanced by 2 ultrasound units, a 32-slice CT scanner and a 1.5T MRI unit. Exceptional care of our inpatients is provided by a level-2 VetCOT emergency and trauma center that is staffed by 3 DACVECC-diplomates and provides advanced 24-hour care for our inpatients and community pets.

About the University:

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 34,000 students are enrolled, and served by over 6,100 faculty and staff (see Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted second best most livable small city in the nation (

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All faculty members are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, and university activities and collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

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