Job Details

Position Details

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Assistant/Associate Professor - Exotic Pets and Zoological Medicine

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Location Address:

Oklahoma State University , 2115 W Farm Road
Stillwater, Oklahoma, 74078
United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Dr. Daniel Burba

Hiring Range
(Contingent upon available funding):

Commensurate with education and experience

Work Schedule:

8 am - 5 pm

Faculty Appt Period:

11 Months

Job Summary:

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a tenure track or clinical track faculty position in Zoological Medicine. Appointment will be at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. A DVM degree or equivalent is required. Completion of clinical residency training, or board certification (or eligible) by a Zoological Medicine related board certification (e.g., American College of Zoological Medicine and/or European College of Veterinary Medicine} is required. Eligibility for faculty licensure in the state of Oklahoma is also required. Duties will include clinical service and teaching including oversight of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital Zoological Medicine service, training of house officers, didactic lectures, and laboratory instruction of veterinary students. Development of innovative teaching programs and interest in primary investigator or collaborative research/scholarship will be favorably looked upon and in proportion with the type of appointment and extent of clinical service. Collaboration with established research faculty within the College and University is encouraged. The Zoological Medicine service includes 2 technicians and 2 house officers. The service has a very well-equipped ward with an approximately 2,000 sq ft area. The service primarily sees client owned exotic animals and native wildlife.

The ability to build meaningful professional relationships and to contribute to a friendly, welcoming and enjoyable working environment is highly regarded at OSU-CVM.

This position comes with an excellent benefits package, including a generous sign-on bonus, 4 weeks of vacation, start-up funding for clinical equipment, or research endeavors as well as office electronics. Funding support for conference (continuing education) travel is provided. Ability to do up to 4 weeks of consultation work outside our referral area is also included. Professional rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.

Stillwater is a great place to live and was named one of the best small towns in America. It has a population of 50,000, located in central Oklahoma, approximately 60 miles from Tulsa and Oklahoma City. Numerous activities are available including camping, hiking, six golf courses within 10 miles, state parks, lakes for boating and fishing, theatre productions, rodeos, the excitement of Big XII sporting events and more. For more information on Stillwater you can visit

Review of applicants will begin upon receipt of applications and will continue until the position is filled. Applications including letter of intent with statement of professional goals, curriculum vitae, and three names of references and contact information should be submitted at For inquiries please contact: Dr. Daniel J Burba, Department Head, Veterinary Clinical Sciences at (405) 744-8469 or

Interested parties may also contact Joao Brandao, LMV, MS, Dipl. ECZM (Avian) with any questions about the position at 405-744-7000 or

Must comply with mandatory rabies pre-exposure vaccine program.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration please include a letter of intent with statement of professional goals, CV, three references (names and contact information).

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

D.V.M. or comparable veterinary degree

Clinical residency training

Board certified or qualified to take the American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) certification examination.

Eligibility for faculty license in Oklahoma is required.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit