Assistant or Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine-Tenure Track

Assistant or Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine-Tenure Track


Job No:


Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)

Grade:UNAC Grade 30

Work type:Faculty Full-time, On Campus

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks

School/Business unit:UAF College of Nat Science & Math


Categories: Agricultural/Life Sciences/Vet Medicine, Education/Instructional


Position Summary:

The Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) seeks enthusiastic and dedicated applicants for a tenure-track position in Veterinary Medicine with a focus on veterinary anesthesia and pharmacology at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.



1-60Teaching: Teaching responsibilities will include coordinating and instructing our Veterinary Pharmacology and Principles of Veterinary Anesthesia courses as well as contributing lectures in other courses such as Veterinary Physiology, Toxicology, and Pathology.Essential 30Research: Our faculty work closely with those at Colorado State University and opportunities to collaborate in research and teaching abound. Some topics of current research include canine sports medicine, hibernation physiology, and research with the CSU pharmacology core.Essential 4-10Service: You will be expected to advise veterinary students, and additional opportunity exists to advise M.S. and Ph.D. students in veterinary medicine, biology and wildlife, chemistry, or fisheries. UAF operates a growing veterinary MRI referral service, which offers opportunity for clinical anesthesia practice, hands-on instruction, and research.Essential

The Department of Veterinary Medicine (DVMed) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) provides high quality education, research and service in veterinary medicine and the biomedical sciences. Faculty from several disciplines work collaboratively under the One Health paradigm, striving for combined optima in human, animal, and environmental health.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Exemplary communication skills are required, as is the ability to work with a small team, be flexible, and live in a remote population center.

Ability to effectively mentor and assist students in pursuing a related field of study. Typical Experience: Experience can include internships, residencies, teaching, research and related veterinary employment.

Required Education or Training: This position requires the possession of a DVM degree (or equivalent) and advanced training in anesthesia, pharmacology or toxicology (internship, residency, and/or graduate degree). Teaching experience is highly desirable, but not required.


This position is represented by United Academics (UNAC)


Please attach a curriculum vitae/resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.


This position will remain open until filled with the initial application review taking place on November 21, 2022. To ensure your application is considered, apply by 11:55 pm Alaska standard time on November 20, 2022.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


UAF COVID Requirements: Effective immediately, all new UAF hires, whose job function or work location results in the employee being subject to the UAF vaccine requirements guided by the Federal Contractor Employee vaccine mandate*, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption no later than six weeks from the new hire's start date.


*Employees based in UAF's Troth Yeddha´ (Fairbanks) campus, regardless of university affiliation and remote work status; Employees based in UAF research units outside Fairbanks (including Seward Marine Center, Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, HAARP, Poker Flat, Lena Point, and Toolik Field Station); and Employees, regardless of their work location, paid by or directly working on impacted UAF federal contract.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact CNSM HR Coordinator, Sheri Hall at (907) 474-6714 or .


Applications Close: Open until filled


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Fairbanks, AK

17 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2022-12-22