Assistant or Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine-Tenure Track

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  • Job Number:522013
  • 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
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • 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:

At this time, all university employees are strongly encouraged to vaccinate themselves against the COVID-19 virus. While the federal government is not actively enforcing its COVID-19 vaccine mandates, including its mandate requiring vaccination of federal contractor employees, UAF remains contractually obligated as a federal contractor to comply with those requirements should federal enforcement efforts recommence. As a result, UAF may adjust its vaccination requirements for covered UAF employees (currently Troth Yeddha’ campus and employees working in connection with certain federal contracts) at any time in the future, as needed, in order to comply with its contractual obligations.

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

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