Classified Advertisements - March 2015
Position announcement: Swine Production Medicine and Entrepreneurship

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University is seeking applications for a full-time, tenured, tenure-track, or clinical track position in the department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine (VDPAM). Applications will be accepted at the clinician or senior clinician, assistant, associate, or full professor levels. The person in this position will provide outreach and professional services to producers and veterinarians on current production and health issues facing the US and global pork industries. Teaching responsibilities will include coordinating the veterinary entrepreneurship and the veterinary practice management courses, both of which extensively utilize outside speakers. This position will also contribute selected lectures and assist with labs in other courses in the veterinary professional and animal science curriculum. The person in this position is expected to establish an independent or collaborative research program in areas of clinical relevance to the US pork industry. Please refer to, posting number 400137, to view the complete position description and requirements and to apply online. To ensure consideration, applications must be submitted online by March 15, 2015. Questions about the position can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr Derald Holtkamp (515-294-9611;, or VDPAM chair, Dr Pat Halbur (515-294-6970; Iowa State University is an EO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veterans status.

Position announcement: Staff veterinarian

PFFJ Farms, LLC, seeks a staff veterinarian to be responsible for maintenance of herd health programs for farm operations located in Arizona and California and to oversee outside veterinarian contractors for operations in Colorado and Wyoming. The position reports to the Vice President of Operations and is located in Snowflake, Arizona. Qualifications include a DVM from an accredited veterinary college, highly developed organizational, planning, and management writing skills, superior listening skills, and strong interpersonal skills. Experience in a multidisciplinary environment and in swine medicine/production are required, with sound veterinary practical skills, a working knowledge of pork production systems, and knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation software (MS Word, Excel, Word Documents, and PowerPoint).

The staff veterinarian will be responsible to create, supervise, and coordinate herd health programs that will enhance throughput; monitor and implement procedures that will enhance biosecurity to ensure high health status; provide expertise in diagnosis and troubleshooting; assist in implementation of employee production education programs; remain current in the area through establishing a network of industry and academic contacts; study industry literature and attend scientific/industry meetings; and hold confidential all proprietary knowledge. Frequent travel required.

Submit resume to or to PFFJ, LLC, PO Box 398, Taylor, AZ 85939; attention Susan Howard.