Anatomy position in Alaska

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Veterinary Anatomy Tenure Track Position
Assistant or Associate Professor level


The Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
(UAF) seeks applicants for a 9-month tenure-track faculty position in
Veterinary Anatomy at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. UAF is
located in Interior Alaska, 2 hours from Denali National Park and offers
outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities. The doctor of veterinary
medicine program at UAF has small class sizes of 10-12 students and a small
group of highly motivated faculty that work directly with Colorado State
Applicants must possess a M.D., D.V.M., and/or Ph.D. or equivalent degree(s) in
veterinary anatomy or related field(s). A D.V.M. or equivalent is preferred, but
not required. Postdoctoral research, residency training, and/or teaching
experience in a professional veterinary program are desired. Appointment at
the Associate Professor level requires a demonstrated record of teaching
experience, extramural funding, collaboration, and the supervision of graduate
students, residents or similar experience.
Outstanding applicants conducting innovative teaching in Veterinary Anatomy
or closely related disciplines are of particular interest. Excellent opportunities
exist for collaboration with current UAF faculty and the scientists throughout
Alaska as well as with our partnering institution, Colorado State University
(CSU) in Fort Collins.
Responsibilities will include advising D.V.M., Ph.D. and M.S. students and
teaching a veterinary medical course in anatomy. Additional contributions to
support the DVM training program (2+2 collaboration with CSU) include areas
such as pathology, neuroanatomy, theriogenology etc. as expertise and
interests allow. If desired, research or service in clinical medicine is an
opportunity. This is a 9 month tenure track position that is primarily teaching
based, with tenure advancement partly based on teaching success and
effectiveness. Any secured extramural funding can be utilized to provide a
supplemental salary for the remaining 3 months and may be considered in
tenure consideration.
Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a
statement of teaching interests that describes an effective teaching experience
as well as the names and contact information for three references. Applications
must be completed online (
review of applications will begin April 6 2020, the position is open until filled.
For information please contact the Chair of the Search Committee Karsten
Hueffer ( or 907 474 6313).
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