Classified advertisements

January and February, 1998

Bethany Animal Hospital

Food animal veterinarian wanted for progressive swine and feedlot practice in Northern Illinois. Excellent practice and atmosphere with good benefits. Send resume to Bethany Animal Hospital, 2400 Bethany Road, Sycamore, IL 60178, phone: (815) 765-3279.

Iowa State University

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Swine Production Medicine at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank. The appointment will be in the Production Animal Medicine and Services section of the newly formed Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine. Duties will include teaching students in the DVM curriculum, training residents and graduate students, providing specialized clinical services and outreach programs to practicing veterinarians and the swine industry, and conducting an interactive research program that competes successfully for external funding. Advanced training at the MS or PhD levels in clinical swine medicine, epidemiology, animal health economics, food safety, or related disciplines is desirable. Women and minority applicants are encouraged. Qualifications for this position include the DVM degree or equivalent, an advanced degree, and demonstrated clinical expertise. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The proposed starting date is March 1, 1998. Review of applications will begin January 1, 1998 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of intent, including professional goals, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to Brad Thacker, Search Committee Chair, 1717 Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota wishes to fill one fulltime tenure- or nontenure-track faculty position in swine production medicine. Rank, tenure status, and terms of appointment will depend on qualifications and experience consistent with collegiate and University policy. Candidates must have a DVM, VMD, or equal degree from a foreign university plus an advanced degree (e.g., MS, PhD, MBA, MPH).

Candidates must have experience in swine veterinary medicine, with an emphasis on production. Desirable attributes include: demonstrated research expertise in a focused area of swine production medicine that complements existing programs or addresses a recognized emerging problem; competent in study design, data analysis and management, preferably with PigCHAMP(R) data; clinically competent in swine; demonstrated competence in teaching; commitment to extension and continuing education programs; potential for developing innovative products or services that support the swine industry; strong collaborative and interpersonal skills; and excellent communication skills.

The faculty member will be expected to develop a nationally recognized program of original research in swine production medicine which may include utilization of the PigCHAMP(R) database. The faculty member will be expected to contribute to the college's programs in teaching, graduate training, continuing education and extension, and to provide service to practitioners and producers in herd problem investigation and resolution.

Applicants should submit a CV and the names and addresses of three people who can serve as references. Completed applications will be reviewed starting February 1, 1998. Applications will be considered until a suitable candidate is recruited or until July 1, 1998 at the latest. The expected start date for the position is July 1, 1998 or thereafter. Please submit materials to Dr. Robert Morrison, Chair of the Search Committee, c/o Andrea Pedersen, CAPS Department, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1365 Gortner Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Classified Advertisements

The basic rate is $100 for up to 25 words plus $1 per word thereafter. Students and 'special needs' ads are negotiable (contact R. Morrison). Please inquire regarding rates for including logos, etc. Please do not send payment with your order; you will be invoiced on publication. The deadline is 6 weeks before the first of the month of publication. Send advertisements to:

Carrie Daniel
Swine Health and Production
1988 Fitch Ave, Room 385
St. Paul, MN 55108

fax: 612-625-1210