Assistant Professor Veterinary Technology



Job description

Alfred NY

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.

Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth.

Job Description:

The Department of Agriculture and Veterinary Technology at Alfred State College invites qualified applicants for a full-time, 10-month, tenure track position beginning in August 2019.

Emphasis is placed on experience in anesthesia monitoring and complete care of animals from the pre-operative period through recovery. Exposure to exotic species highly desired and exposure to large animal species desired but not essential. Candidate should also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, computer literacy, and the willingness to work as part of a team. The successful candidate will also possess a strong commitment to undergraduate veterinary technician education and mentoring. Teaching experience in any venue a plus as is certification in a veterinary medical specialty. Candidates should demonstrate interest in earning a Master’s Degree prior to tenure.



Applicants must be a New York State licensed Veterinary Technician. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of clinical experience that includes the complete range of technician duties in companion animal practice.

Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.

How to apply

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All applicants must upload a cover letter and resume.

Alfred University is a friendly, vibrant living/learning community. Founded in 1836, AU offers 40 undergraduate majors and a host of clubs, organizations and recreational opportunities.