Clinical Instructor of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care (Non-Tenure Track)

Columbia, MO
Mar 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

The University of Missouri Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery invites applicants for an open faculty position in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care (SAECC). The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following duties:

Insure timely and accurate triage and care for all cases arriving on emergency primarily during evening and weekend shifts.Communicate with clients and referring veterinarians in a timely manner for emergency case management, in both written and verbal formats.Supervise and direct interns with all aspects of case management, including financial updates for pet owners.Work with Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care (SAECC) faculty, residents, and technicians for case transfers and ongoing management and oversight of inpatients.
  • Work with all small animal services during case transfer and management of inpatients in the intensive care unit.
  • Provide input to be used in evaluation of all personnel working in support of the SAECC service, including licensed veterinary technicians and student employees.Participate with SAECC faculty and house officers to improve knowledge of the discipline and management of the section.

    The position is a 1.0 FTE/12 month appointment.


    • Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree;
    • Must be eligible for professional licensure (faculty or regular license) to practice as a veterinarian in the State of Missouri;
    • Eligibility for BNDD and DEA certification in the State of Missouri.
    • Must have experience in emergency medicine;
    • Should have excellent communication and organizational skills;
    • Completion of a small animal internship, or equivalent practice experience is desirable;
    • Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Care is NOT required, but such individuals are encouraged to apply.


    Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

    Application Materials

    Please be prepared to submit a letter stating professional interests and career goals, professional transcript(s), contact information including email addresses for three references, and curriculum vitae. After getting a confirmation of successful application from our system, send an e-mail to Dr. Elizabeth Easley at

    Benefit Eligibility

    This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

    Diversity Commitment

    The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

    To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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