Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for
a faculty position in farm animal medicine & surgery. The appointment can be
tenure-track or non-tenure-track. This is a full-time position. The successful
candidate will be part of a 4-person team involved in delivering the farm
animal component of the DVM curriculum. The duties will include clinical
duties, teaching, and research & scholarly activity.
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. The university offers 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, and biomedical
sciences. 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) provides an excellent opportunity to train
students following the principles of One Health.
The Animal Health Institute is comprised of the Equine and Bovine Center
(EBC), The Necropsy and Pathology Center, and the Companion Animal Clinic.
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.
After hours clinic coverage is limited to university-owned cows when needed.
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 services
including anesthesia, surgery, veterinary diagnostic lab, clinical pathology,
and microbiology lab. The adjacent pathology center and companion animal
clinic 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.
The following qualifications are required:
DVM or equivalent degree
Evidence of excellent clinical skills
A strong commitment to meeting the needs of students
Eligibility for veterinary licensure in the State of Arizona
Diplomate status or eligibility for board certification by ACVIM, ACVS, ABVP,
or ACT is preferred but not required.
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 clinical,
teaching, and scholarly 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:
Visit www. midwestern.edu
In the Quick Links section, select “Employment at MWU”
Select “Employment Opportunities”
Select “Faculty” for job category, “Arizona” for location and click “Search”.
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:
Clemence Chako, B.V.Sc., Ph.D., DACVIM
Farm Animal Medicine Department Chair
Director of Equine and Bovine Center
College of Veterinary Medicine
19555 N. 59th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85308
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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