Professor Visiting Assistant

Purdue University

United States

June 15, 2021


Requisition ID: 14097

Professor Visiting Assistant Job Summary

Purdue University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences invites applications from qualified individuals for a full- time (100%, 12 month) Visiting Assistant Professor in Large Animal Medicine (LAM). The successful candidate will join an established LAM team consisting of three board certified internists, three residents, and 2 technicians. The successful candidate will support a consistently growing caseload (60% equine and 40% farm animal) that includes referrals as well as primary cases from Indiana and surrounding states.


Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree and completion of an ACVIM-approved residency training program in LAIM with board certification or board eligibility.

General Information

Purdue University is located in West Lafayette, Indiana within easy driving distance of Indianapolis and Chicago. It is one of the nation's leading land grant universities with a full range of academic majors. The West Lafayette area is a pleasant place to live with easy commutes, affordable housing, many entertainment options, cultural amenities, and an active community with great cycling and running clubs.

The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital is nearing completion of a major expansion project. Encompassing 162,500 square feet, the new David and Bonnie Brunner Purdue Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex will include three components located just east of the existing Veterinary Hospital:

  • The David and Bonnie Brunner Small Animal Hospital (adding 65,000 square feet to the existing small animal hospital facilities in Lynn Hall),
  • The David and Bonnie Brunner Equine Hospital, and
  • The David and Bonnie Brunner Farm Animal Hospital
  • Scheduled to open in the spring of 2022, the new complex will provide improved teaching facilities dedicated to educating the next generation of veterinary professionals, provide top quality, compassionate animal health care, and serve as a catalyst for interdisciplinary clinical research.

    Job Responsibilities

    The applicant will be expected to provide an approximately 70% clinical commitment to the Veterinary Hospital. Teaching responsibilities include clinical, didactic and laboratory instruction of DVM students, veterinary nursing students, residents, and graduate students. Primary emergency call is shared with other LAM faculty and residents. Clinical research activity in collaboration with Veterinary Clinical Sciences faculty (www. ) and Purdue Veterinary Medical (PVM) faculty is encouraged. Participation in engagement activities, including committee work and delivery of continuing education programs, is expected. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. A background check will be required for employment in this position .

    College and Department

    Commitment to the College and Departmental missions of learning, discovery, and engagement and support of the College and Department strategic plans are essential. The successful candidate is expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and support cultural diversity in the College. In turn, PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development and has a formal faculty mentoring program. 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/Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences 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 a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement , indicating their past experiences, current interests, or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.


    Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2021 , and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a Letter of Intent describing professional goals, a Diversity and Inclusion Statement, a Teaching and/or Research Philosophy Statement, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references via the provided link: https: //

    Equal Opportunity

    Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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