Food Animal Clinical Lecturer Position at Auburn University



Description: The Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track Clinical Lecturer position in the Food Animal Section. The position offers a unique opportunity for veterinarians looking for a career change or additional post-graduate training to augment their ability to serve food animal industries. Enrollment in the Graduate School with appropriate research will lead to the MS or PhD degree. The individual selected will participate in clinical teaching and service within the Food Animal Section.

The position is renewable annually for up to 5 years contingent upon satisfactory progress in the graduate program. A DVM or comparable degree along with significant experience in food or mixed animal general practice is required. Prior to employment, the incumbent must be accepted in the Auburn University Graduate School. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required.

Responsibilities: The duties of this position will be divided between clinical responsibilities and appropriate research leading to an advanced degree. Teaching obligations will consist primarily of clinical teaching. Clinical responsibilities will include independent, primary care within the Food Animal Section of the Large Animal Hospital. The food animal caseload is predominately beef and dairy cattle, but small ruminants, llamas, alpacas and swine are also seen. Time commitment between clinical responsibilities and research will be established dependent on the incumbent’s experience and interest.

Application: Review of applications will begin October 1, 2013 and will continue until a candidate is recommended for appointment. Applications should include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and names, mailing addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references. Please apply online on our website: Please send inquiries to:

Dr. Misty Edmondson, Associate Professor
Auburn University
Department of Clinical Sciences,
College of Veterinary Medicine
Auburn, AL 36849-5540.

Telephone: 334-844-4490.


Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report, it was ranked 37th both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees. Its enrollment of 25,134 students includes 20,175 undergraduates and 4,959 graduate students, including 1,042 professional-doctorate students in Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine. There are 1,192 instructional faculty members distributed across nine Colleges and three Schools with degrees offered in more than 200 academic programs. Auburn University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, positive work  environment, exciting student life, and the beauty of its campus. It is geographically located in a moderate climate with easy access to both beach and

mountain recreational facilities and is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia and Montgomery, Alabama. For more information about the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University, please reference our website at among public universities. Auburn is an institution that is Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.