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Iowa State University Veterinary Locum – VDPAM in Ames, Iowa

Position Title:Veterinary Locum – VDPAM

Appointment Type:Contract

Job Description:

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine (VDPAM) in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, located in Ames, Iowa, invites applicants for a temporary Locum position in the Food Animal and Camelid Hospital at the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC).

The Locum will provide relief veterinary services for the Food Supply Veterinary Medicine section of VDPAM in the teaching hospital, including on-call coverage. The primary responsibilities of this position will be to collaborate with the current accomplished team of veterinary specialist s and staff to provide outstanding:

  • Professional services including patient evaluation, specialty case management and follow-up care.

  • Rotational instruction and evaluation of students, interns and residents.

  • Consultations with other hospital services and referring veterinarians.

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Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • DVM or equivalent degree.

  • License to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Iowa on or before the first day of the appointment .

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in providing tertiary, referral-level patient work-up and medical management.

  • Advanced training or residency specializing in large animal medicine or surgery.

  • Diplomate status through American College of Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS).

Proposed Start Date:January 17, 2023

Number of Months Employed Per Year:

Time Type:Full time

Pay Grade:Contract

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following your Resume/Curriculum Vitae.

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date: January 19, 2023

Posting Close Date:

Job Requisition Number:R10799

By focusing on the future and providing the best student experience possible, Iowa State attracts students and faculty who want to make a difference. With a comprehensive land-grant mission of education, research, extension and outreach, we produce scholars whose ideas change the world. And through Innovate at Iowa State , we provide innovative and entrepreneurial opportunities for students of all backgrounds. Located just 30 minutes north of Des Moines, the city of Ames was recently named one of the Top 10 cities in the U.S. for campus life and career opportunities.

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