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Large Animal Veterinarian – St. Anna Veterinary Clinic

Full – Time / Elkhart Lake, WI


The St. Anna Veterinary Clinic in Elkhart Lake, WI, is looking to hire a Large Animal, primarily dairy associate, to join our growing 7 (soon to be 8) doctor mixed animal practice. We are a progressive, family oriented practice that encourages and values a work-life balance. We offer a great opportunity for mentorship and buy-in potential. Health insurance with dental and vision options, professional liability insurance, 401k with match, license, professional organization dues, CE allowance, discounted pet meds, generous PTO with scheduled half and full days off, plus other additional benefits are offered from time to time. Equipment, ultrasound, DC305, in house bloodwork, milk culture lab, ET equipment, digital radiography, coveralls provided. Candidate will be the sixth large animal veterinarian on staff. Other professional staff includes two small animal veterinarians and five small animal technicians. Practice strengths include a great team/collaborative work environment, progressive medicine, emphasis on work-life balance, and on-call is divided equally among the six large animal veterinarians. We strive to provide our clients with great service and all the cutting edge services they expect. These include, but aren’t limited to embryo transfer, calf lung ultrasound, milk culture lab, records analysis, protocol development, and more! We encourage professional growth, welcome new skill sets, and want you to pursue your passion. New graduates have a great opportunity for mentorship. We have recently mentored two highly successful new graduates lately, in addition to numerous vet students through the years. We are located in a progressive dairy region with clients ranging from 50-4000 cows. Great buy-in potential with financing options. We are located in northeast Wisconsin, centrally located between Milwaukee and Green Bay, Fond du Lac, and Sheboygan. We are rural, but within an hour of several larger metro areas. Outdoor activities abound in the nearby Kettle Moraine State Forest, Lake Michigan, Lake Winnebago, and several other local lakes. World famous Elkhart Lake and Road America are only minutes away.

Contact: Please send inquiries and resumes to Dr. Mark Pipkorn at mspipkorn@uwalumni.com or call (920)375-0777.

Tenure-track or Clinical-track Assistant or Associate Professor – Dairy Production Medicine –  Iowa State University

Full-Time / Ames, IA

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University (ISU CVM) in Ames, Iowa is seeking applications for a full-time tenure or clinical track faculty appointment in dairy production medicine and extension in the Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine (VDPAM).
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.

The successful candidate is expected to be a national resource for addressing current production and health issues facing the Iowa and North American dairy industries. 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.

The successful candidate will have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in departmental programs and committees. The candidate will demonstrate commitment to delivering exceptional client interactions, dedication to all levels of education, and contribute to the national prominence of the ISU CVM in food supply veterinary medicine.

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.

Department/Program & College Description:
The vision of VDPAM is to support the continual improvement of food animal agriculture and food supply veterinary medicine to benefit Iowa and the world. Our department is made up of highly trained specialists who span a wide range of veterinary disciplines and species interests. We have faculty of all ranks with expertise in diagnostics, medicine, surgery, pathology, microbiology, epidemiology, public health, and production medicine. Most have earned certification from specialty boards. Dozens of additional scientists and laboratory technicians support the research and service components of our department.

In recognition of the importance and value of diversity in everything we do, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to actively promoting diversity and inclusion that embraces the value of the many areas of the veterinary medical profession, and the value of varied cultural backgrounds, ethnicities, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientations, ages, religions, physical and mental abilities of our students, faculty and staff. Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and community members. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University Principles of Community.

Iowa State University is located in Ames, Iowa, which has a population of approximately 65,000. Beneath the small-town charm of Ames, beats the heart of a much larger city. A city that has become a player in developing the world’s bio-economic future. A city with top-quality education, from kindergarten to graduate school. A city that regularly draws well-known bands, as well as emerging superstars, international symphonies, and Broadway musicals. A city with hundreds of acres of parks, 35 miles of bike trails, and cultural festivals and celebrations. A city that’s consistently ranked high in Best College Town Rankings (No. 1 Wall Street, 2020; No. 3 Business Insider, 2016; No. 5 Best College Reviews, 2017). Des Moines, located just 30 minutes south of Ames, is Iowa’s largest city and serves as the state capital. With a metro population of 569,633, Des Moines is a bustling metropolis that is a great place to live, work and play with exciting attractions, activities, and events all year.

Department Unit/Website:
https://vetmed.iastate.edu/vdpam

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

Contact Information (Special Instructions): Apply at: https://isu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/IowaStateJobs/job/Ames-IA/Tenure-track-or-Clinical-track-Assistant-or-Associate-Professor—Dairy-Production-Medicine_R9929
If you have questions about the application process please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485. Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email employment@iastate.edu or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942.