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Tenure or Clinical Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor – Anesthesiology

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University (ISU) is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure or clinical track faculty appointment in Anesthesiology in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) and the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). The LVMC is a state-of-the-art teaching hospital providing specialized care for companion and production animals throughout Iowa and the surrounding states.

The candidate will join an anesthesia team comprised of 3 faculty anesthetist that are complemented by 7 veterinary technician dedicated to the anesthesia section. Moreover, the department maintains a diverse faculty and staff, allied in teaching, research, and clinical efforts. The department is seeking a candidate who is committed to excellent patient care, shares an enthusiasm for educating students, technicians, and house officers, and who will strive to enhance the national prominence of the LVMC’s Anesthesiology section. Candidates are expected to develop creative programs in scholarship, didactic and laboratory teaching in anesthesiology, academic service, and outreach activities. The appointment rank and percent effort for tenure or clinical track positions is negotiable and determined by the candidate’s qualifications, expertise, and special interests. Clinical duties will include weekend, holiday, and after-hours service that are shared amongst the anesthesia faculty.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

- DVM or equivalent degree.
- Successful completion of an American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA) residency program. Individuals having credentials accepted by the ACVAA/ECVAA or in their final year of an accredited residency training program are also encouraged to apply.
- State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before first day of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Board-certification with the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA).
- Additional years of clinical anesthesia experience in a progressive, diverse, and high-quality veterinary center.
- Additional years of experience teaching professional veterinary students in clinics.
- A unique clinical focus that will enhance existing anesthesia service activities in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
- Additional anesthesia experience managing equine, agricultural animal, and small animal cases.
- A record of scholarship obtained through peer-reviewed publications, abstract presentations, and scientific presentations (poster or podium) given at national/international scientific meetings.
- Evidence of grant submission, research funding, and successful completion of research projects.

Diversity Statement:

In recognition of the importance and value of diversity in everything we do, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to actively promoting diversity and inclusion that embraces the value of the many areas of the veterinary medical profession, and the value of varied cultural backgrounds, ethnicities, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientations, ages, religions, physical and mental abilities of our students, faculty, and staff.

Additional Information:

Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine was established as the nation’s first public veterinary School in 1879. We take pride in our heritage while looking to shape the future of veterinary professional practice, education, research, and service. At just under 5,000 patients annually, no other veterinary school sees more large animal patients than the LVMC. Additionally, we see approximately 15,000 small animal patients annually in a variety of specialty areas. Furthermore, the LVMC recently underwent a $105 million renovation and expansion.

Research plays a significant role in the College of Veterinary Medicine and the LVMC. Researchers in the college have a global impact on not only animal health, but human health and food safety. No other veterinary college receives more USDA funding. Additionally, the CVM is in the top third for NIH funding.

Iowa State University, located in Ames, Iowa, has a population of approximately 65,000. Beneath the small-town charm of Ames, beats the heart of a much larger city. A city that has become a player in developing the world's bio-economic future. A city with top-quality education, from kindergarten to grad school. A city that regularly draws well-known bands, as well as emerging superstars, international symphonies, and Broadway musicals. A city with hundreds of acres of parks, 35 miles of bike trails, and cultural festivals and celebrations. A city that's consistently ranked high in Best College Town Rankings (No. 1 Wall Street, 2020, No. 3 Business Insider, 2016, No. 5 Best College Reviews, 2017). Des Moines, located just 30 minutes south of Ames, is Iowa's largest city and serves as the state capital. With a metro population of 569,633, Des Moines is a bustling metropolis that is a great place to live, work and play with exciting attractions, activities, and events all year.

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