Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Oncology

Employer
Kansas State University
Location
Manhattan, Kansas
Salary
Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications.
Closing date
Feb 7, 2023

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Practice Area
Oncology
Position Type
Professor / Educator
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

About This Role:

The Department of Clinical Sciences and the Veterinary Health Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, invites applications for a clinical or tenure-track faculty position in veterinary medical oncology at the rank of assistant, associate, or full Professor. Appointment will be dependent upon the career goals, qualifications, and preference of the successful applicant. 

The successful candidate will join an established oncology service with medical and radiation oncology, an approved training program and dedicated oncology support staff. The candidate will participate in clinical service, veterinary student and house officer instruction, research, and support the academic missions of the Department and VHC. The Oncology Service maintains a busy and diverse caseload with an active clinical research program. A dedicated research laboratory with a research associate and clinical trials coordinator are available to support research endeavors. Strong in-house internal medicine, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, dermatology, ophthalmology, diagnostic imaging, anesthesia and exotic pet & zoological medicine services provide clinical support for the oncology caseload.

Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree and have board certification from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Specialty of Oncology, have completed oncology residency training or be enrolled in the third year of oncology residency training.   Research training and advanced degree(s) are desirable for tenure-track candidates. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications.

To apply, please submit a letter of intent, complete curriculum vitae and the names and email addresses of three professional references. The letter of intent should describe the applicant’s strengths, professional goals, and their vision for contribution to either a tenure- or clinical-track position.  Inquiries may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Mary Lynn Higginbotham at mhigginb@vet.k-state.edu or (785) 532-5690.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion.  The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • DVM or equivalent
  • Board certification from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, or Specialty of Oncology
  • Completed oncology residency training or enrolled in the third year of oncology residency training
  • Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • How to Apply:

    Please submit the following documents:

  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Review of Applications Begins:

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

    Background Screening Statement:

    In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

     

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