Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, located in Ames, Iowa, invites applications for a term faculty position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor. This is a full-time, 9-month position with a salary commensurate with qualifications. The successful candidate will support undergraduate, graduate and veterinary students emotionally and academically. The primary responsibilities of this position will be to develop a new undergraduate laboratory-based veterinary anatomy course that will help prepare future professional students by providing hands-on veterinary anatomy instruction. The candidate will also teach and develop comparative anatomy instructional materials and support laboratory instruction for veterinary anatomy courses in the professional curriculum (BMS 330 and BMS 331). There is also an opportunity to assist laboratory instruction in an undergraduate human gross anatomy class. Iowa State University especially seeks candidates with a commitment to contributing to and enhancing the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, mentoring, and service. The successful candidate will have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in departmental programs and committees.
Ames, Iowa is often found at the top of lists for best college towns and most livable cities in the US. A low cost of living and friendly Midwestern hospitality helps maintain a small-town feel, with easy access to college sports, the arts and countless parks and outdoor activities.
Required Minimum Qualifications: PhD, DVM, MD, or equivalent degree
Recent teaching experience (within the past 3 years).
Preferred Qualifications: - Demonstrated ability to instruct undergraduate, professional, and graduate students.
- Advanced training in animal cadaver-based laboratory.
- Experience developing anatomy curriculum for professional students.
Department/Program & College Description:
The BMS department supports the College of Veterinary Medicine’s mission through teaching and basic science curriculum to veterinary medical students, conducting state of the art basic and translational research relevant to the health of animals and humans, and educating graduate students through the BMS graduate program and a number of multidisciplinary interdepartmental programs at Iowa State University. Department faculty have active research programs in a range of One Health disciplines including clinical and translational pharmacology, neurobiology with an emphasis on neurodegenerative disease and neurotoxicology, microbial and helminth infectious disease, immunology and cell and molecular biology.
Proposed Start Date: July 1, 2022
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:
1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References
4) Previous Teaching Evaluations or Student Comments
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Why Choose ISU?
Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work-life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:
• Retirement benefits, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans;
• Generous leave plans;
• Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa);
• Life insurance and long-term disability;
• Flexible Spending Accounts;
• Various voluntary benefits and discounts;
• Employee Assistance Program;
• Wellbeing program.