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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (TDCJ)


Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Location
College Station, TX
Open Date
5/25/2022
Position ID
107508
Description

The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M
University is pleased to announce an open 11‐month, full‐time, clinical‐track Assistant or Associate Professor Position. We
are seeking an innovative and dynamic mixed/predominately large animal veterinarian with an interest and passion for
providing primary patient care to horses, cattle, swine, dogs and poultry, providing production medicine services for
integrated production systems, and for preparing veterinary students to serve rural communities and modern food
production systems.

The clinical responsibility of this individual will be to provide individual and herd animal health care and production
management services for animals owned by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). The successful candidate
will provide veterinary care to approximately 18,000 head of cattle, 1,400 horses, 20,000 swine, 1,300 dogs and 240,000
chickens owned by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). This clinician will also be a member of a team of four
veterinarians and one technician that serve as liaison between the personnel from TDCJ farm units, Texas Department of
Criminal Justice (TDCJ) Agriculture Headquarters personnel and Texas A&M University, Texas Animal Health Commission,
United States Department of Agriculture, Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, and Departments of Large and
Small Animal Clinical Sciences. This team plays a major role in the instruction of 4th year veterinary students in preventive
care, wellness and production medicine. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) enterprises provide collaborative
opportunities with university colleagues.

Texas A&M University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and having policies that contribute to work-life balance. For more information, visit https://dof.tamu.edu/Faculty-Resources/CURRENT-FACULTY/Faculty-Work-Life.

The College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences affirms and supports many different dimensions of diversity, and we are fully committed to ensuring a climate of inclusion where all our faculty, students and staff are empowered to achieve their full potential.

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator dedicated to excellence through diversity.

Qualifications

Qualifications include a DVM degree or equivalent; eligibility for regular licensure by the Texas State Board of Veterinary
Medical Examiners and USDA Category II Accreditation is required. Previous private and/or academic practice experience
is desirable as is being certified or eligible to take the certifying examination for the American Board of Veterinary
Practitioners or other specialty discipline. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Instructions

A complete job description may be found here. Additional information about the department is available on our web sites (College of Veterinary Medicine and Large Animal Hospital). For more information on the Bryan/College Station area, please visit Destination Bryan and Visit College Station.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit the following documents into Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/107508:  a) a statement of career goals, professional interests and teaching philosophy, b) your current curriculum vitae, and c) contact information for three references. 

Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Eric Kneese, Search Committee Chair (ekneese@tamu.edu) 830-456-6058.

Application review will begin on June 10, 2022 and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is on or before August 1, 2022.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.