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149 New Sweden Road, Woodstock, CT

Open Date

Apr 10, 2020


Tufts Veterinary Field Service (TVFS) at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a clinical track faculty position at the level of Instructor, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.  The position will primarily serve  the herd health, reproductive and emergency needs of our dairy clients, while also having responsibilities for routine and emergency  care of horses and small ruminants in a mixed species large animal practice.  TVFS is the primary livestock and equine field service clinical and teaching unit of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton, MA. The Tufts Veterinary Field Service is located in Woodstock, CT.

Anticipated percentage responsibilities for this position are approximately  75% clinical service and teaching, 10% classroom and laboratory teaching, 5% administrative service, and 10% time for continuing education and vacation. Opportunities for research and scholarly activity are available and would be encouraged. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience.

An initial review of applications will take place after May 1, 2020  but the search will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Start date is negotiable, but the position is available immediately. Inquiries can be directed to  Dr. Eugene White, Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Environmental and Population Health and Director of Tufts Veterinary Field Service (


The successful candidate must hold a DVM (or equivalent) degree from an accredited school, have at least three years experience in farm animal-related practice, have demonstrated excellence in dairy production medicine, and have excellent client communication skills.  The successful candidate will also have potential or demonstrated excellence in clinical, laboratory and didactic veterinary education.  Eligibility for licensure in MA, CT and RI and for federal accreditation is required. Conversational fluency in Spanish is considered an asset.

Application Instructions

Applicants should provide a letter of intent outlining their interests, experience and qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references.  Submit applications electronically via Interfolio at

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