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Asst/Assoc/Full Professor of Food Animal Theriogenology

Auburn University
36849, Auburn
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 12, 2021

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Practice Area
Large Animal, Food Animals
Position Type
Veterinary Internist / Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time
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The Department of Clinical Sciences at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time, Clinical or Tenure Track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Theriogenology position in the Food and Fiber Animal Section.  The individual selected will participate in clinical teaching and service within the Food and Fiber Animal Section, didactic lectures in the professional curriculum, and graduate and resident training.  A clinical track candidate would be expected to have excellent potential in production medicine and advanced reproductive techniques. A tenure track candidate would have excellent potential to have an independent theriogenology-focused research program that aligns with other university resources.

Qualifications: A DVM or comparable degree along with diplomate status or board eligibility with the American College of Theriogenologists or other appropriate specialty board is required.  Eligibility for faculty veterinary licensure in the State of Alabama is also required.  The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills are required.  An advanced degree, prior theriogenology experience, and research experience are desirable.

Responsibilities:  The duties of this position will be divided between clinical responsibilities, didactic lectures and graduate and resident training.  Teaching obligations will consist primarily of clinical teaching.  Clinical responsibilities will include independent, primary care within the Food and Fiber Animal Section of the Large Animal Teaching Hospital.  The food animal caseload is predominately beef and dairy cattle, but small ruminants, llamas, alpacas and swine are also seen.  Time commitment between clinical responsibilities and research will be established dependent on the incumbent’s experience and interest.

Application Review:  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and will continue until a candidate is recommended for appointment. 

Application Procedure: Please apply online at  Applications must include a letter of intent stating professional goals, a curriculum vitae, and names and email addresses of three references.  Please direct inquiries to the search committee chair:  Dr. Richard Hopper, Professor, Auburn University, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine. Email:

About the Area: The College of Veterinary Medicine is located on the edge of the Auburn University campus in east-central Alabama. Collaborative opportunities are readily available within the College of Veterinary Medicine and across the Auburn University campus as well as at medical colleges at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Emory University.

For more information about the College of Veterinary Medicine, please reference our website at  or view these information videos

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Auburn University is nationally recognized for commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment, exciting student life, and the beauty of its campus. The campus is geographically located in a moderate climate with easy access to both beach and mountain recreational regions and is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, GA and Montgomery, AL.  The vibrant Auburn-Opelika community has a population of over 160,000. Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2022 edition of U.S. News and World Report, Auburn ranked 42nd among the nation’s public universities. Auburn is an institution that is both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees. Enrollment in 2021 was over 31,000 students and included 24,931 undergraduates, 5,346 graduate students, and 1,249 professional-doctorate students in Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine. There are 1,644 instructional faculty members distributed across nine Colleges and three Schools. Degrees are offered in more than 200 academic programs.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer.  It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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