College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University is pleased to announce an open 11-month, full-time, clinical-track Assistant or Associate Professor Position. We are seeking an innovative and dynamic mixed/predominately large animal veterinarian with an interest and passion for providing primary patient care to horses, cattle, swine, dogs and poultry, providing production medicine services for integrated production systems, and for preparing veterinary students to serve rural communities and modern food production systems.
Qualifications include a DVM degree or equivalent; eligibility for regular licensure by the Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and USDA Category II Accreditation is required. Previous private and/or academic practice experience is desirable as is being certified or eligible to take the certifying examination for the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners or other specialty discipline. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The clinical responsibility of this individual will be to provide individual and herd animal health care and production management services for animals owned by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). The successful candidate will provide veterinary care to approximately 18,000 head of cattle, 1,400 horses, 20,000 swine, 1,300 dogs and 240,000 chickens owned by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). This clinician will also be a member of a team of three veterinarians that serve as liaison between the personnel from TDCJ farm units, Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) Agriculture Headquarters personnel and Texas A&M University, Texas Animal Health Commission, United States Department of Agriculture, Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, and Departments of Large and Small Animal Clinical Sciences. This team plays a major role in the instruction of 4th year veterinary students in preventive care, wellness and production medicine. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) livestock enterprises provide collaborative opportunities with university colleagues.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit the following documents into Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/76951: a) a statement of career goals, professional interests and teaching philosophy, b) your current curriculum vitae, and c) contact information for three references.
Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Brandon Dominguez, Search Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org) 979-676-2153.
Application review will begin on August 15, 2020 and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is on or before November 1, 2020.
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About Texas A&M University
Our college was established in 1916 and since that time, we have graduated over 6000 veterinarians. We are one of only 31 Colleges of Veterinary Medicine in the United States and Canada. Texas Aggie veterinarians proudly serve our state, our nation and indeed the world in countless ways. From highly sophisticated veterinary practices serving the 19 million residents of Texas and their animals to military, industrial, government and university roles, Aggie veterinarians hold positions of prestige and responsibility.
The faculty and staff of the college are committed to exceptional teaching, research and patient care. Our research addresses significant problems in both animal and human health, which impacts both Texas and the entire nation. Our Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital provides patient care services to thousands of animals owned by Texans every year.