Postdoctoral Position in Equine Community Practice
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Purdue University
A 4-5 month postdoctoral position will be available for February through May/June 2020. Clinical assignment will be approximately 80-90%. Primary emergency call is shared with other Equine Community Practice faculty. Teaching responsibilities include clinical, didactic and laboratory instruction of DVM students, veterinary technician students, and house officers.
Equine Community Practice (ECP) is made up of two ACVS-LA diplomates and one ABVP (equine) diplomate, 1 full time veterinary technician, and 2 shared veterinary technicians. Two fully equipped ambulatory trucks are utilized for field service calls. Ultrasound, portable digital radiography, endoscopy, and motorized dental equipment are utilized on a regular basis. ECP sees approximately 3,000 visits annually, and provides routine primary care (60%), lameness (20%), reproductive services (5%), medicine (10%), and minor surgery (5%). The Large Animal Hospital allows access to specialists in multiple disciplines for case consultation or referral. The clientele is a large variety of breed and discipline of horses including trail riding, pleasure, eventing, dressage, western pleasure, western performance, and hunter/jumper horses.
A DVM or equivalent degree is required.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment by the University.
Applications can be emailed to Dr. Caroline Gillespie Harmon at email@example.com and should include a cover letter, a CV/resume, and a list of 3 references.
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's College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
A DVM or equivalent degree is required. A background check is required for employment by the University.