Food Animal Clinician Job Description
Tenure Track Faculty Position in Food Animal
Medicine & Surgery
Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor in Food
Medicine and Surgery
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
Tenure-track and tenured faculty
members are expected to demonstrate effectiveness and excellence in
Academic Citizenship, Teaching and Scholarship. The proportion of
effort dedicated to each of these activities is negotiable and may
change over time. However, it is anticipated that this position
will involve approximately 50% commitment to patient care and
clinical teaching. A DVM or equivalent degree, and Texas veterinary
licensure eligibility are required. An advance research degree or
equivalent research/scholarly experience and board
certification/eligibility in appropriate specialty area are
preferred. A board eligible faculty member will be expected to
complete the requirements for board certification. Salary and rank
are commensurate with qualification and experience.
Both clinical and didactic teaching is required. The faculty
- Be effective and innovative in his/her approach to
- Optimally utilize clinical case material as a means of
instructing professional veterinary students assigned to the Food
Animal Medicine and Surgery Service.
- Participate in delivery of didactic lectures and laboratories
related to Food Animal Medicine.
- Develop well organized, creative lectures and laboratory
materials for assigned courses in the professional curriculum.
- Supervise and mentor interns and residents.
- Participate in clinical rounds as appropriate.
The faculty member will:
- Demonstrate effectiveness in the Scholarship of Applied Medical
Sciences, Discovery and Integration.
- Develop an independent research program in an area of interest
in Food Animal Medicine or Surgery.
- Apply for and receive extramural funding to support his/her
- Collaborate with other scientists in research.
- Excel in the Scholarship of Applied Medical Sciences focused on
Food Animal Medicine or Surgery, maintaining a caseload adequate
for teaching, providing secondary and tertiary surgical services
for referring veterinarians and clients, and advancing the practice
of Food Animal Medicine or Surgery. This include providing and
seeking consultation with other faculty members. It also included
providing outstanding communication and service to referring
veterinarians and clients.
- Participate with other faculty in rotating emergency
- Participate in the Scholarship of Integration through
continuing education programs, review articles and book
All faculty are expected to be professionally collegial. In
addition, academic service is expected in one or more of the
- As a member of departmental, college and university committees
- Active participation in committees of professional associations
- Execution of administrative duties as assigned by the
- Oversight of the professional development of technicians
assigned to this clinical service.
- Professional mentoring of interns residents and Junior faculty