Postdoctoral Research Associate â Food Animal Ambulatory Medicine
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Veterinary Field Services Unit in the department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine at Iowa State Universityâs College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate. The person in this position will gain production medicine-based clinical and applied research experience, while working with clients of the ISU Veterinary Field Services unit, ISU Food Animal and Camelid Hospital, and the ISU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.Â The individual selected for this position will be formally and informally trained in the latest tools and techniques in applied research processes and approaches specific to bovine medicine, and will learn to conduct field investigations of disease outbreaks to support veterinarians and producers in the United States. Emphasis in this position will be on bovine (primarily beef) veterinary medicine, with exposure to other food animal species.Â Â The primary roles of this position are to provide high-quality veterinary care to the unitâs clientele, conduct applied research, and to assist in the instruction of veterinary students within the departmentâs professional program. Responsibilities will include being on-call and providing emergency services. This position will allow the individual to pursue board certification as a Beef or Food Animal Diplomate with the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) and/or a graduate degree (MS or PhD). This is a one-year renewable appointment with up to 5 total years to complete board certification and/or graduate degree requirements.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from an AVMA accredited veterinary college by June 15,2020. Veterinary licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State ofIowa.
Category II veterinary accreditation or eligibility for accreditation under the USDA National VeterinaryAccreditation Program
Have and maintain a valid U.S. state driverâslicense and be authorized to drive University vehicles on or before the first day of employment.
Demonstrated focus on bovinemedicine.
Two or more years of bovine practice, or relatedexperience.
Proposed Start Date:
January 4, 2021
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
December 31, 2021
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References
The candidate selected for hire may be requested to provide documentation to verify highest degree completed. Â
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
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