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About This Role:

The Department of Clinical Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, invites applications for an Assistant or Associate professor (clinical or tenure track) in Zoological Medicine / Exotic Pet Medicine. The Zoological / Exotic Pet Medicine Service is responsible for student teaching and medical management of all non-domestic animals presented to the Veterinary Health Center. Additional service responsibilities include provision of medical care for animals maintained at the Sunset Zoological Park (Manhattan, KS).

Why Join Us:

The position offers a unique opportunity to work with a wide range of exotic pet and zoological animals, yet be associated with an academic environment with strong interdisciplinary service support. The successful candidate will become the third member of a three-faculty service, which also includes a specialty intern in zoological / exotic pet medicine and a veterinary nurse. The successful candidate will participate in clinical service (both on-site and at the contract zoo), and will provide interns and senior students a broad experience in zoological and exotic pet medicine, including preventive medicine, nutrition, diagnosis, treatment, surgery, and anesthesiology. Teaching responsibilities include instruction of interns and veterinary students in both clinical and didactic environments. There will be opportunities for scholarly activities for the incumbent, and time for preparation for board-certification, if needed.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

* DVM or equivalent degree
* Completed all requirements needed to take the relevant specialty board examination

Preferred Qualifications:

* Preference will be given to individuals with board certification/eligibility in the American College of Zoological Medicine or other related specialties.
* The successful candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.


Salary will be commensurate with the applicant's experience and qualifications plus excellent benefits.

How to Apply:

To apply, please complete the online application and submit the following documents:

* Curriculum vitae
* Letter of intent which describes the applicant's strengths, professional goals, and vision for this position at Kansas State University
* Contact information for three professional references

Review of Applications Begins:

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Inquiries may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. David Eshar at (785) 532-5690 or deshar@vet.k-state.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: 02 Jan 2020 Central Standard Time

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