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Ast/Asc/Full Prof - Veterinarian Anatomy

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Pathobiology Diagnostic Investigat Cvm 10046638
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Veterinary/Animal Care, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Ast/Asc/Full Prof - Veterinarian Anatomy

Position Summary

The Department of Pathology & Diagnostic Investigation at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, invites applications for a multi-year renewable (fixed-term, AN) faculty appointment in Veterinary Anatomy at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, depending on qualifications and experience. This full time position will primarily consist of teaching (> 65% effort), but may also include research/scholarly activities, clinical service, outreach, and academic service responsibilities. Teaching duties include a consistent, broad, and clinically relevant presentation of veterinary anatomy in our systems-based professional veterinary curriculum. Additional duties may include anatomy course design and development, and mentoring students in elective applied anatomy modules. Applicants with clinical experience using applied anatomy and/or veterinary board specialty certification are encouraged to apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Veterinary Medicine

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and/or PhD (or equivalent degree). The successful applicant must have a strong commitment to providing outstanding and innovative instruction across all systems and significant teaching experience. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills as well as a documented ability to work in a team environment are required.

Desired Qualifications

Clinical or anatomical experience; experience teaching anatomy or a closely related applied topic (such as surgery, pathology or radiology) to diverse groups is preferred. Excellent English language skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in diverse teams with faculty, staff, and students. Demonstrated ability to teach diverse audiences effectively and inclusively. Interest in an innovative approach to pedagogy, integrating multiple disciplines, and methods. Teaching experience, preferably with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives. Evidence of research accomplishments and/or clinical skills if the candidate anticipates some activity in these areas. Potential for contributing to the mission of CVM and MSU.

Required Application Materials

Curriculum vitae

Names of 3 references

Letter of Intent

Statement on diversity, inclusion, and equity

Statement describing teaching interests and philosophy

Special Instructions

Interested individuals desiring more information are encouraged to contact Dr. Fowkes-Gajan, Search Committee Chair, by e-mail

Review of Applications Begins On


Summary of Physical Demands

Light lifting

Summary of Health Risks

Tissue fixatives, fresh tissues, animals – NOT diseased


Department Statement

CVM Core Value of Diversity

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: The mission of the college is to be inclusive as we learn, discover, heal and protect. We, as a College, aim to identify, attract, and retain talented students, faculty, and staff reflective of the diversity of the populations in our state, the nation, and the world. Our academic, scholarly, and service roles, considered separately and collectively, form the foundation of an inclusive culture that is committed to respecting, nurturing, and advancing all individuals.

We are committed to promoting the principles of equal opportunity and multiculturalism where all individuals are valued, respected, provided opportunity to flourish and open doors in their pursuit of excellence. We encourage and welcome our community to share ideas with us surrounding opportunities to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The College's vision is to be the destination for teaching, innovation, care, and service. Six goals, backed by specific strategies, guide our organization as we move forward. Read more at to learn about the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s goals, strategies and progress.

Michigan State University is located on one of the nation's largest and most beautiful campuses, and the University is home to a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists, teachers, and leaders. East Lansing’s collegiate atmosphere is complimented by low cost of living with convenient access to large cultural centers such as Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Detroit and Chicago. East Lansing and surrounding communities provide excellent public-school systems. In addition, Michigan, the Great Lakes State, with its numerous inland lakes and rivers, state and national parks, national lakeshores, world-class golf courses, and ample snowfall offers a broad variety of seasonal outdoor recreational activities. Visit the Pure Michigan© website Pure Michigan | Official Travel & Tourism Website for Michigan for more details.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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