Assistant Professor in Small Animal Community Practice

  • Tuskegee University
  • Tuskegee, AL
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Veterinary Medicine & Sciences

Job Description

Assistant Professor in Small Animal Community Practice
Department: CVM

Status: Part-time/full-time; Exempt

Special Qualifications

In keeping with the President's commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Assistant Professor in Small Animal Community Practice will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the University's efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in the tripartite mission of teaching, clinical research, and service
  • Participate in providing client services to the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), with emphasis on, but not limited to Small Animal Community Practice
  • Provide supervision and training to students and rotating interns in physical examinations, diagnosis, treatment, general care and interpersonal communication (client, patient care team, etc.).
  • Participate in clinical and laboratory instruction for and supervision and evaluation of veterinary students and interns with hands-on instruction, and case-based rounds or small-group didactic sessions
  • Participate in didactic course instruction for and evaluation of veterinary students
  • Development and teaching of assigned topics for the 3rd year Pre-clinical course, providing relevant test items to course coordinators, and providing student performance evaluations
  • Participate in community outreach service activities
  • Participate in clinical research and professional development


  • DVM, or equivalent degree and successful completion of a rotating internship program is preferred, however, candidates who have >3 years of small animal clinical and surgical experience will be considered.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team environment


Commensurate with education, training, and experience. Salary is contingent upon grant funding.

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant should complete a Tuskegee University employment application and submit a resume/CV, (3) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Incomplete application and/or application packets will eliminate the possibility of an interview. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

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