Government/Academic/Research Positions

Tenure-track or Clinical-track Assistant or Associate Professor – Dairy Production Medicine
The successful candidate will join a department with over 50 food animal-focused faculty and 165 staff.  Responsibilities will include a commitment of approximately 50-60% of your time to extension and outreach, 15-25% to teaching, 5-15% to professional practice, 5-15% time to applied clinical research, and 2-3% to institutional service. This person will be involved with the ISU extension dairy team in programming and group meetings and will also provide service and consultation to private dairies through the ISU Veterinary Field Services unit. The successful candidate will take full advantage of these opportunities for training professional and graduate students and residents. Teaching will include participation in and course leadership in a rich selection of dairy-related courses in the VDPAM curriculum for professional students. There may also be opportunities to contribute to teaching in the Animal Science curriculum. It is expected that the successful applicant will become engaged with collaborative applied clinical research in dairy production and medicine with other faculty at the ISU CVM and other colleges at ISU, at the National Animal Disease Center, with dairy production companies, and with private industry. Required Minimum Qualifications: DVM or equivalent degree. A minimum of 2 years of clinical experience in a veterinary practice focused on dairy production medicine. State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before first date of employment. Eligible to receive DEA licensing. Clinical Associate Professor:  A minimum of 5 years of experience in a progressive, high-quality veterinary practice focused on dairy production medicine or a combination of private practice and post-graduate training. Assistant Professor: Evidence of experience conducting research or other scholarly activity. Associate:  An established record of experience and scholarship. Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in veterinary population medicine or another relevant field. Knowledge-base in ruminant nutrition and ruminant ration balancing. Additional years of experience in dairy production medicine. Diplomate status or board eligible through the American College of Veterinary. Practitioners in Dairy Practice or through the American College of Veterinary Preventative Medicine or similar specialties. Have and maintain a valid U.S. state driver’s license and the ability to be authorized to drive University vehicles. Apply at  (12/30)

Post-Doctoral Research Associate—Center for Food Security and Public Health, Iowa State University The Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH) at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine is excited to add up to two veterinarians to their team!  As a CFSPH team member, you will contribute your expertise in production animal medicine to the development of educational resources with national and international impact while gaining valuable skills that will be advantageous to a career in academia, veterinary public health, regulatory medicine, and beyond. As a part of this training program, applicants must be interested in pursuing a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the University of Iowa (UI) College of Public Health. The UI MPH program is designed for practicing veterinarians who are looking to further their education and/or become eligible to apply for board certification in Veterinary Preventive Medicine. The position involves ¾ time work for the Center, with the remaining ¼ time allocated to attend classes for the MPH program. The position covers full tuition expenses for the two-year MPH degree program. Preferred applicants will have post-DVM experience and knowledge of the cattle and/or swine industries, experience with education or outreach, and career goals in veterinary public health and/or preventive medicine. The position is based in Ames, Iowa, with some flexibility for hybrid work. The MPH courses begin January 17, 2023 via distance education; students are expected to take 6-9 credits per semester, and to complete the program in two years. Summer courses involve an in-person, one- to two- week session in Ames or Iowa City, Iowa (subsequent years). Successful applicants will need to meet the admission requirements and apply to the UI College of Public Health. Visit or contact Molly Lee at 515-294-2035 or for more information and to apply. (12/30)