Postdoctoral Research Associate – Food Animal Ambulatory Medicine Jobs at Iowa State University, United States

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  • Post Date: December 8, 2021
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Postdoctoral Research Associate – Food Animal Ambulatory Medicine discovers the formula for rapid growth

Appointment Type:

Post Doc/Trainee


Job Description:

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Veterinary Field Services Unit in the department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine at Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate. Emphasis of this position will be bovine medicine (primarily dairy) with exposure to other food animal species.


The person in this position will gain production medicine-based clinical and applied research experience, while working with clients of the ISU Veterinary Field Services unit, ISU Food Animal and Camelid Hospital, and the ISU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The primary roles of this position are to provide high-quality veterinary care to the ambulatory care unit’s clientele, conduct applied research, and to assist in the instruction of veterinary students within the department’s professional program. Responsibilities will include being on-call and providing emergency services.


This position will allow the individual to pursue board certification as a Beef or Food Animal Diplomate with the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) and/or a graduate degree (MS or PhD). The candidate will also develop observational research studies of cases and/or case sequences to support the board certification process. The individual selected for this position will be formally and informally trained in the latest tools and techniques in applied research processes and approaches specific to bovine medicine, and will learn to conduct field investigations of disease outbreaks to support veterinarians and producers in the United States.


This is a one-year appointment, renewable up to five total years to allow completion of board certification and/or graduate degree requirements.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

• Graduation from an AVMA accredited veterinary college by June 15, 2021.
• Veterinary licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of Iowa.
• Category II veterinary accreditation or eligibility for accreditation under the USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Program
• Have and maintain a valid U.S. state driver’s license and be authorized to drive University vehicles on or before the first day of employment.
• Demonstrated focus on bovine medicine.


Preferred Qualifications:

• Category II veterinary accreditation or eligibility for accreditation under the USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Program ​


Proposed Start Date:

December 1, 2021


Proposed End Date or Length of Term:

November 30, 2022


Time Type:

Full time


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


If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.


Original Posting Date:

November 19, 2021


Posting Close Date:

December 31, 2021


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  • QualificationDoctorate Degree (Ph.D.)
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