Academic/Research Positions Available

Clinical Research Veterinarian; Ames: AMVC is seeking a clinical veterinarian in Ames, Iowa to work within the contract research group VRI.  VRI ( is an industry leader in the conduct of innovative research in the support of the animal health industry.  Most projects are focused on swine and involve advancing vaccine and pharmaceutical technologies and tools.  Responsibilities will include developing, organizing, and executing clinical research projects.  For more information contact: (03/30)

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Food Animal Ambulatory Medicine- The Veterinary Field Services Unit at Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate. Emphasis of this position will be bovine medicine (primarily dairy) with exposure to other food animal species. The primary roles of this position are to provide high-quality veterinary care to the ambulatory care unit’s clientele, conduct applied research, and to assist in the instruction of veterinary students within the professional program. This position will allow the individual to pursue board certification as a Dairy or Food Animal Diplomate with the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) and/or a graduate degree (MS or PhD). For more information or to apply, please visit: (02/28)

The Center for Food Security and Public Health at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine is hiring! We are looking for two veterinarians to add to our team. We have exciting projects and an amazing team doing important work making a difference at the intersection of veterinary medicine and public health
(see for more info). To apply, search for “R6381” at, or “R6398” at, or email jaroth@iastate.ed  for more information. (01/30)

Tenure Track or Clinical Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor – Small Animal Surgery -The Veterinary Clinical Sciences department in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, located in Ames, Iowa, invites applications for a full-time, clinical-track or tenure-track faculty position in the small animal surgery section of the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC).  We are looking to complement our existing team of Board Certified veterinary surgeons in the areas of soft tissue, orthopedic or a mixed surgical focus.  The qualifications, documented experience, and interests of the selected candidate will determine appointment rank. For more information and to apply, please visit: (01/30)

Clinical or Tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University (ISU), located in Ames, Iowa, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, clinical or tenure track faculty appointment in the area of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) and the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC).  The LVMC is a state-of-the-art teaching hospital providing specialized care for companion and large animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states. The candidate will join a department with over 50 diverse faculty and staff members, allied in teaching, research, and clinical efforts relevant to companion animals, equids, and other large animals. The successful candidate will provide clinical service and teaching in the LVMC and the primary focus for all aspects of the position will be on veterinary emergency and critical care for patients in the Hixson-Lied Small Animal Hospital. Clinical duties may include weekend and after-hours obligations. Supervision and instruction of interns and residents, instruction of clinical-year students, and primary case supervision is expected, in addition to participation and contribution to weekly resident boards review and journal clubs. The successful candidate should have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in all levels of technician, student, and house officer education. Remaining effort may include participation in research, scholarship, and traditional didactic and laboratory teaching. Appointment rank will be determined by the qualifications, documented experience, and interests of the selected candidate.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
- DVM or equivalent degree.
- Successful completion of an American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) residency. Individuals in their final year of residency training are encouraged to apply.
- Evidence of competency in performance of veterinary emergency and critical care clinical services.
- State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before first day of employment.
- Eligible to register under the state Controlled Substances Act with the Iowa Board of Pharmacy upon employment.
For more information on this position and to apply, please visit: (06/30)