Summary of Duties: The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking an Equine/Large Animal Surgery Instructor for the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Washington State University. The term of the initial appointment is one year. The appointment may be renewed.
Responsibilities include the supervision and instruction of students, interns, residents and technicians during after-hours large animal medical and surgical emergencies, and instruction and supervision of students on the large animal emergency/ICU rotation.
Opportunities to participate in teaching labs, conduct collaborative research with other faculty, and provide CE on a local and/or regional level exist and can be incorporated into position expectations. Some of the clinical duties may involve teaching and surgery service responsibilities during the day, as well. Individuals finishing their third year of equine surgery residency are encouraged to apply. The equine division at Washington State University is comprised of 2 surgeons, 3 internists and 1 theriogenologist, all of whom are diplomates of their specialty, and 6 residents and an intern.
Required Qualifications: The candidate must possess a DVM or equivalent degree, have completed residency training at date of hire, and have a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people in a team atmosphere.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.