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 Spring 2023.
The primary responsibilities of this position involve teaching in the DVM program in the clinical skills and problem-based learning courses. This individual may be assigned as instructor-of-record and course coordinator as appropriate. The successful candidate will create new instructional materials including problem-based learning cases, oral examinations, and resources for the clinical skills courses. Participation in PVM engagement activities such as summer camps is expected. Other teaching responsibilities may be assigned as appropriate.
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 experience with large animal species.
Applicants must have at least 2-3 years experience.
The strategic plan of PVM emphasizes the importance of excellence and innovation in veterinary education that result in the graduation of career-ready veterinarians. High quality instruction in the problem-based learning courses and clinical skills laboratories is essential to achievement of this goal.
Commitment to the College missions of discovery, learning, and engagement, and support of the College strategic plan are essential. The successful candidate is expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and support cultural diversity in the College.
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, the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Veterinary Administration Department are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.
Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine/Department of Veterinary Administration is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, learning, 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.
Review of applications will begin on January 17, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide the following: a cover letter including professional goals and teaching philosophy, a separate diversity and inclusion statement, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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.