Job Summary

The primary responsibility for this position will be to participate in the large animal hospital emergency service after hours and to oversee the large animal hospital emergency student rotation.  Opportunities to participate in the daytime surgical service are available.  The large animal hospital emergency service is responsible for the emergency care of all large animal species including equine, bovine, ovine, caprine, porcine, and some exotics.  This position would require an approximately 70% clinical appointment. The remaining on-call responsibilities would be shared with a second limited duration clinician in Large Animal Medicine and the third-year surgical resident. This is a one year limited duration position; benefits do apply.



  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from an AVMA accredited Program
  • Diplomats of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons or candidates who have completed an American College of Veterinary Surgeons large animal surgery residency program in good standing
  • Must be able to work in stressful and emergency situations without direct supervision
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 to 50 lbs. frequently, and up to 60 lbs. occasionally



  • Previous experience with electronic medical records and Microsoft applications


Additional Information:

  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines
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  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions immediately
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply