Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a faculty position in food animal medicine and surgery. This appointment can be tenure-track or non-tenure-track, depending on the goals of the applicant. This is a full-time position. The successful candidate will be part of a 4-person team involved in delivering the food animal component of the DVM curriculum, which includes teaching, clinical duties, and research & scholarly activity.
The following qualifications are required:
DVM or equivalent degree
Diplomat status or eligibility for board certification by ACVIM, ACVS, ABVP, or ACT
Evidence of excellent clinical and communication skills
A strong commitment to meeting the needs of students and an understanding of student-centered learning
Eligibility for veterinary licensure in the State of Arizona
The following qualifications are desirable but not required:
MS or PhD degree in a relevant field of study
Additional advanced training
Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and post-graduate education in the health sciences. The University has two campuses, one in Downers Grove, Illinois and the other in Glendale, Arizona. More than 6,200 full-time students are enrolled in graduate programs in osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nurse anesthesia, cardiovascular perfusion, podiatry, optometry, clinical psychology, speech language pathology, biomedical sciences, and veterinary medicine. Over 500 full-time faculty members and 400 staff members are dedicated to the education and development of our students in an environment that encourages learning, respect for all members of the health care team, service, interdisciplinary scholarly activity, and personal growth. The addition of veterinary medicine on the Glendale campus (fully accredited by the Council on Education in 2018) has provided an excellent opportunity to train students following the principles of One Health at Arizona’s first veterinary college.
The Animal Health Institute is comprised of the Equine and Bovine Center (EBC), The Diagnostic Pathology Center (DPC), and the Companion Animal Clinic (CAC). The EBC is a large animal teaching facility housing small herds of cattle and horses. This facility includes a clinical skills teaching laboratory hosting a variety of large animal simulators and models, arenas, and live-animal indoor and outdoor teaching and treatment areas. The EBC farm animal clinical service is comprised of a haul-in outpatient clinic and an ambulatory clinic serving the Phoenix Metropolitan area. The caseload includes small ruminants, cattle, pet pigs, and camelids. There are opportunities to do poultry if interested. The EBC is fully equipped with onsite and portable ultrasound machines, portable radiographic machines, endoscopy, laser, and other patient-side chemistry analyzers. The farm animal service is supported by other in-house services, including anesthesia, surgery, diagnostic anatomic and clinical pathology, and microbiology. The adjacent DPC and CAC are state-of-the-art facilities. Pathology includes a 5300 sq-ft necropsy floor, gross pathology teaching theatre, fully equipped histopathology laboratory, an 800 sq-ft BSL3-capable necropsy suite, and 1200 sq ft of classroom/teaching space. The Companion Animal Clinic is a 111,000 sq. ft. modern and innovative veterinary hospital for small animals.
We are seeking a faculty member who is excited about the prospects of working in a new veterinary college and having a role in shaping its teaching, clinical, and research programs. If you would like to learn more about this position or about the CVM, please submit your letter of intent and application through Midwestern University’s online job board:
In the Quick Links section, select “Employment at MWU”
Select “View Current Job Openings”
Select “Faculty” for job category and “Arizona Campus” for location
Your online application should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae with the names and contact information of at least three professional references.
A letter of inquiry or intent should (preferably via email) be sent to:
Alexandra Brower, D.V.M., D.A.C.V.P. Professor and Chair, Dept. of Pathology and Population Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine Midwestern University 5725 West Utopia Rd., Glendale, AZ 85308 [email protected]
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.
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About Midwestern University
Midwestern University consists of the following colleges: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago College of Pharmacy, College of Health Sciences, College of Graduate Studies, College of Dental Medicine-Illinois, Chicago College of Optometry, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Pharmacy–Glendale, College of Dental Medicine-Arizona, Arizona College of Optometry, and the College of Veterinary Medicine. Our history, which has been guided by our mission to provide the best in health education, tells the story of amazing accomplishment and professional leadership.