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Lecturer/Clinical Instructor-Equine/Large Animal Surgery

Washington State University
Pullman, WA
Closing date
Apr 5, 2024

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200-NN_FACULTY - LecturerBusiness Title:Lecturer/Clinical Instructor-Equine/Large Animal SurgeryEmployee Type:Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)Time Type:Full timePosition Term:12 MonthPosition Details:
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking an Equine/Large Animal Surgery Lecturer (Clinical Instructor) for the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Washington State University. The term of the initial appointment is negotiable but will not be less than one year. The appointment may be renewed. Responsibilities include the supervision and instruction of students, interns, residents and technicians during after-hours large animal medical and surgical emergencies, and instruction and supervision of students on the large animal emergency/ICU rotation. Opportunities to participate in teaching labs, conduct collaborative research with other faculty, and provide CE on a local and/or regional level exist and can be incorporated into position expectations. Some of the clinical duties may involve teaching and surgery service responsibilities during the day, as well. Individuals finishing their third year of equine surgery residency are encouraged to apply. The equine section at Washington State University is comprised of 2 surgeons, 3 internists and 2 theriogenologists, all of whom are diplomates of their specialty, and 6 residents and 3 interns.

Summary of Duties:

Responsibilities include the supervision and instruction of students, interns, residents and technicians during after-hours large animal medical and surgical emergencies, and instruction and supervision of students on the large animal emergency/ICU rotation.

Required Qualifications:

DVM or equivalent degree, have completed residency training at date of hire, and have a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people in a team atmosphere.

Preferred Qualifications:

ACVS or ECVS specialty certification; experience in clinical and lab instruction/teaching; supervision of house officers and technical staff; and emergency surgical and medical experience, including colic surgery.
Additional Information:

College of Veterinary Medicine

Department Name:

Veterinary Clinical Sciences

City, State, Zip:

Pullman, WA 99164

Department Link:

Annual Salary:

$90,000-$120,000, commensurate with credentials and experience.

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.

For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit:

Find total compensation information here:

FTE: 100%

Tenure Track: No

This is a temporary position.

Screening Begin Date: Application review begins February 13, 2023 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Appointment can begin as early as March 1, 2023. For additional information, contact Dr. Kelly Farnsworth,, (509) 335-0724.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must upload all Required Documents mentioned below to their online application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications.
  • External candidates, please upload all documents in the "Resume/CV" section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the "Resume/Cover Letter" section of your application.
  • All documents must be attached before submitting the application. The application cannot be edited once submitted.
  • Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files.
  • Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible.
  • Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application.

Required Documents:

Applicants are required to electronically submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information including email address of three (3) professional references.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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