Tenure Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Zoological Medicine/Exotic Pet Medicine

The Department of Clinical Sciences and Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University invite applications for a tenure track, assistant, associate, or full professor of Zoological Medicine/Exotic Pet Medicine.  Applicants must hold a DVM or equivalent degree and have completed a residency in zoological medicine/exotic pet medicine.  Preference will be given to individuals with board certification/eligibility in the American College of Zoological Medicine. The successful candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

The Zoological Medicine Service is responsible for the medical management of all nondomestic animals presented to the VMTH and for the medical care of animals at the Sunset Zoological Park (Manhattan).  The position offers a unique opportunity to work with a wide range of exotic pet and zoo animals, and yet be associated with an academic environment with strong interdisciplinary service support.  Exact commitments of the advertised position are negotiable, however a typical division of responsibilities would be approximately 50% clinical service (at the University and at the Sunset Zoological Park), 20% veterinary and graduate student instruction, and 30% collaborative research and support for the academic missions of the department and VMTH.

The position is immediately available; however the starting date for the position is negotiable.  Professorial rank is based on academic experience and accomplishments commensurate with departmental guidelines for each academic rank. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant's experience and qualifications.  Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three professional references to:

Dr. Bonnie Rush, Head
Department of Clinical Sciences
Kansas State University
111B Mosier Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-5606.

Additional information can be obtained by contacting Dr. James Roush, Search Committee Chair at (785) 532-4134, fax (785) 532-4309, or at roushjk@vet.k--state.edu.  The letter of intent should describe the applicant's strengths, professional goals, and his/her vision for contributing to this position at K-State.  Screening of applications begins August 12, 2011 and continues until a suitable candidate is identified.

Kansas State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.  Kansas State University encourages diversity among its employees.  Background check required.