Clinical Lecturer - Equine Emergency Medicine and Surgery

Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Oct 7, 2022

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Practice Area
Large Animal
Position Type
Professor / Educator
Contract Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Department of Clinical Sciences at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Clinical Lecturer position in Equine Emergency Medicine and Surgery. This position offers a unique opportunity for veterinarians who have completed residency training (eg. ACVS, ECVS, ACVIM, ECEIM, ACVECC, or ECVECC) to improve their clinical skills and complete certification. If desired by the candidate and a suitable mentor is identified, the position could provide an opportunity for an additional post-graduate training such as a graduate degree or other certification. The individual selected will participate in clinical teaching and service within the Equine Section. Faculty within the equine section include an ACVS-boarded emergency clinician, 3 additional ACVS-boarded faculty including 1 each with ACVECC and ACVSMR certification, 5 ACVIM-boarded faculty, 3 ACT-boarded faculty, 1 ACVO/ECVO boarded equine ophthalmologist and a member of our radiology team with ACVR/ACVR-EDI certification. The equine caseload is predominately pleasure and sport horses.

The duties of this position are primarily emergency (after hours, weekend, and share of holidays) clinical responsibilities in support of house officers (interns, equine internal medicine and surgery residents) within the equine section of the J.T. Vaughan Large Animal Teaching Hospital. The percentage of clinical duty will be 50-75% depending on whether-or-not the candidate wishes to pursue post-graduate research or certification training. Depending on the candidate’s qualifications and interests, some daytime clinical service or ambulatory coverage may also be included in the clinical duties. Clinical responsibilities will include independent, emergency primary care and emergency surgery (if qualified) within the equine section of the J.T. Vaughan Large Animal Teaching Hospital. Teaching responsibilities include the clinical and didactic instructional activities of professional students in veterinary medicine and training of interns and residents. Appropriate time off clinical and emergency duty will be allotted to those individuals studying for certifying exams. For individuals seeking post-graduate research training, the incumbent must be accepted into the Auburn University Graduate School.

Minimum Qualifications: Qualified applicants must hold a DVM or equivalent degree and have a minimum of 3 years of relevant equine practice at the time employment begins.

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. Eligibility for faculty veterinary licensure by examination in the State of Alabama is also required.

Desired Qualifications: We seek candidates that are ACVM board-certified or qualified to sit for the certifying ACVS examination at the time of interview, but ECVS, ACVIM, ECEIM, ACVECC, ECVECC candidates/diplomates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Review: Review of applications will begin October 15, 2022 and will continue until a candidate is recommended for appointment.

Application Procedure: Applications must include a letter of intent along with a curriculum vitae, and names and email addresses of three references. Academic transcripts may be requested at a later date.

The College of Veterinary Medicine affirms that diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of our college and serve to enhance excellence in education, service, research, and outreach. The College of Veterinary Medicine will foster an environment that is culturally sensitive, respectful, welcoming, and inclusive in its interactions with its communities.

Inquiries, including questions about eligibility, may be directed to Dr. Kara Lascola, Search Committee Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Alabama 36849-5540; Telephone: 334-321-7678; email

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

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY 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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