Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Veterinary Cardiology (Tenure Track or Non-Tenure Track)

Columbia, MO
Mar 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

The University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery invites applications for a faculty position in cardiology

The successful applicant will participate in the operation of a busy cardiology service with residents, a full-time technician, and veterinary students scheduled as part of the elective clinical cardiology rotation. Responsibility for teaching in the basic and advanced didactic courses will be shared by the two cardiology clinicians. Available state-of-the art equipment includes clinical and research angiography suites including digital fluoroscopy and cineangiography, a dedicated echocardiographic machine (Toshiba Artida™ featuring 4D imaging, speckle tracking, transesophageal echocardiography), a dedicated workstation, phonocardiography, and electrodiagnostic and pacing capabilities. Other services available in the hospital include digital radiography, ultrasonography, nuclear medicine, 64 slice CT, 3.0 Tesla MRI, video endoscopy, linear accelerator, radiotherapy facilities, and physical rehabilitation

facility. Collaborative research opportunities exist within the college, at the Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center, and at the School of Medicine, all located on the Columbia campus.

The position can be structured as either a tenure track or a clinical track depending upon the candidate’s interests and experiences. In either instance, the individual will be expected to contribute to the College’s overall goals through teaching, clinical service, collaborative or independent research and outreach, with the percent effort towards each to be commensurate with the chosen track.

Inquiries about the position or the Cardiology Service may be directed to Dr. Stacey Leach, University of Missouri, Veterinary Health Center, 900 E. Campus Drive, Columbia, MO, 65211, (573-882-7821), e-mail: Applications will be reviewed until a suitable candidate is identified. Employment start date for this position is negotiable.

This is a 1.0 FTE / 12 month appointment.


  • Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree;
  • Completion of a residency in veterinary cardiology; or Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or European College of Veterinary Medicine (ECVIM), specialty of cardiology;
  • Eligibility for professional license to practice veterinary medicine in Missouri;
  • Eligibility for BNDD and DEA certification in the State of Missouri.

Selection Criteria

Candidates will be assessed based upon educational and professional achievement. Research experience, communication skills, organizational skills, experience working effectively in diverse environments and letters of reference will all be considered in selection of a candidate. Potential for candidate to work within the framework of the veterinary medical teaching hospital services will be assessed. Applicants should be prepared to prove eligibility to be employed in this position in accordance with all applicable laws.

Application Materials

Application materials must be submitted online

Interested candidates should use our online application and be prepared to upload:

1. A letter stating professional interests and career goals;

2. Contact information (including email addresses) for three references; and,

3. A curriculum vitae.

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 Associate 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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