The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month position as a Lecturer in the Department of Veterinary Administration beginning in August 2021. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree, excellent communication skills, and a strong interest in teaching veterinary students. Competency in performing basic clinical techniques in small animal species or large animal species is required. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and to candidates who are competent in both large and small animal species.
The primary responsibilities of this position involve teaching DVM students in the first year of the program, particularly in anatomy laboratories, clinical skills laboratories and problem-based learning (PBL) courses. The individual will create instructional materials to integrate anatomy and physiology with the PBL cases. The individual will write cases for the PBL courses, create other instructional resources and write examination questions. This individual may be assigned as instructor-of-record and course coordinator as appropriate. Participation in PVM engagement activities such as summer camps is expected. Other teaching responsibilities may be assigned as appropriate.
The strategic plan of the PVM emphasizes the importance of excellence and innovation in veterinary education that results in the graduation of career-ready veterinarians. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to directly contribute to this goal.
Commitment to the College and Departmental missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, and support of the College and Department strategic plans are essential. The successful candidate is expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and support cultural diversity in the College. In turn, PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development and has a formal faculty mentoring program. The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.
Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests, or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Applicants must include a letter of intent describing professional goals and diversity statement; curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information of three professional references via the provided link: https://careers.purdue.edu/ (search keyword veterinary). A background check will be required for employment in this position. Review of applications will begin on July 30, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.
Candidates must have the ability to work in the US without immigration sponsorship from Purdue University.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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About Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, IN, Tippecanoe County (pop. 170,000), is within easy access to both Indianapolis and Chicago. The Lafayette-West Lafayette area boasts a diversified economy with a large manufacturing base, excellent healthcare services, affordable housing, a thriving social scene, and a visionary riverfront development plan that make it an attractive area in which to live, work, and play. Small-city living and big-city entertainment and getaways in close proximity offer the best of both worlds.