Midwestern University Assistant Professor - College of Veterinary Medicine - Food Animal Med in Glendale, Arizona

Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor of Food Animal Medicine and Surgery

Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathology and Population Medicine invites applications for full time faculty positions in food animal medicine and surgery and in ambulatory medicine (food animal emphasis). These appointments can be tenure-track or non-tenure-track, depending on the goals of the applicant. A successful applicant will play an important role in teaching and mentoring veterinary students, developing the food animal program at Midwestern, and providing clinical service to the teaching herd and client owned livestock using an ambulatory clinic. He/she is also expected to develop an independent research project or participate in collaborative research.

Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and professional education in the health sciences. The University has two campuses -- one in Downers Grove, Illinois and the other in Glendale, Arizona. More than 6,000 full-time students are enrolled in graduate programs in osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nurse anesthesia, cardiovascular perfusion, podiatry, optometry, clinical psychology, speech language pathology, and biomedical sciences. The Animal Health Institute is comprised of the Equine and Bovine Center, and The Necropsy and Pathology Center, Companion Animal Clinic. The Equine and Bovine Center is a large animal teaching facility housing small herds of cattle and horses. This facility includes a clinical skills teaching laboratory hosting a variety of large animal simulators and models, arenas, and live-animal indoor and outdoor teaching and treatment areas. A local dairy cow farm and dairy goat farm are also used as teaching facilities for the food animal clinical rotations. Midwestern University faculty are responsible for instructing students at these facilities.

The following qualifications are required:

  • ·DVM or equivalent degree

  • Evidence of excellent clinical and communication skills

  • A strong commitment to meeting the needs of students, and an understanding of student-centered learning

  • Collaborative mindset to foster a team-approach to teaching and service

The following qualifications are desirable but not required

  • Board certification ACVIM, ACVS, or ABVP

  • Teaching experience

  • MS or PhD degree in a relevant field of study

  • Additional advanced training

We are seeking a faculty member who is excited about participating in the growth of a new veterinary college and having a role in shaping its teaching and clinical programs. While independent research is not a requirement for this position, a certain degree of scholarly activity is expected of all faculty members. Evidence of interest and experience in research will be considered an asset. If you would like to learn more about this position or about the CVM, please submit your letter of intent and application through

Midwestern University’s online job board:

1.Visit www.midwestern.edu

2.In the Quick Links section, select “Employment at MWU”

3.Select “Employment Opportunities”

4.Select “Faculty” for job category, “Arizona” for location and click “Search”.

5.Your online application should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae with the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

For more information about this position, please contact:

Alexandra Brower, D.V.M., DACVP

Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and Population MedicineCollege of Veterinary Medicine

Midweswtern University


Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a).