The University of Nebraska, Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center is looking for a Clinical Practice Veterinarian. The Clinical Practice Veterinarian will contribute to the integrated (extension, research, and teaching) land-grant mission of the home unit and IANR, as an effective scholar and citizen, including supporting student recruitment and IANR science literacy.
This position is a full-time (12-month), non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Lecturer. This appointment will be for one year and annual reappointment will be made depending on satisfactory progression and execution of responsibilities as well as availability of funds. This position participates in implementing the teaching and service component of the Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center (GPVEC ), located at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center (USMARC), Clay Center, Nebraska. The position is supervised directly by the Director of GPVEC.
Teaching and service responsibilities are the primary focus for this position. The incumbent will participate in the day-to-day clinical care of the cattle, sheep, and swine populations at USMARC as necessary to optimize and improve animal health and productivity while maintaining good rapport and complementary working relationships with the USMARC administration, scientists, staff, and other personnel. The incumbent will assume routine duties in concert with other staff, faculty and the herd health veterinarian(s) at USMARC. Veterinary medical clinical service for the USMARC herd includes herd health management as well as routine veterinary medical, surgical, obstetrical, and necropsy practices associated with large herds of cattle, sheep, and swine. Performance of necropsy duties includes recording necropsy findings, collecting and submitting specimens for laboratory tests, interpreting results, preparing final reports, and discussing interpretations with students.
The incumbent will take an active role in the GPVEC teaching program in clinical food animal medicine and production management, including leadership in classroom and field teaching activities of veterinary medical students through lectures, demonstrations, and other educational efforts. Implementation of innovative teaching methodology, such as online instruction, is strongly encouraged.
The incumbent will also provide support and participate as a team member in outreach educational programs, research, and other projects with GPVEC faculty, UNL faculty, USMARC scientists, ISU faculty and others to support and enhance the GPVEC mission when opportunities arise.
A qualified candidate will have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from an AVMA accredited institution. Preference will be given to candidates with a Master’s of Science degree in a related field and/or board certification.
To view details of the position and make application, go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_190077. Click “Apply to this job” and complete the information form. Attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references (or arrange to have reference letters sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will begin July 5, 2019 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Internal Number: F_190077
About The University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature. UNL is listed by the Carnegie Foundation within the “Research Universities (very high research activity)” category. UNL is a land-grant university and a member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. UNL celebrated the 150th anniversary of its founding on Feb. 15, 2019.
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