Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Orthopaedics OR Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in

Raleigh, North Carolina
Commensurate with candidate’s experience and qualifications.
Aug 09, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Clinical Sciences at the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a clinical OR tenure track faculty member in the field of Orthopaedics at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor.

The individual in this position will be a contributing member of the Surgery Section, with duties within the Orthopaedic Surgery Service in the NC State Veterinary Hospital.

The incumbent will:

1) Provide high quality effective and efficient patient care for, but not necessarily limited to, dogs and cats. Clinical responsibilities will entail all the duties associated with case management (client and referral veterinarian communication, development of a diagnostic and treatment plan, interpretation of diagnostic findings, implementation of a treatment plan, development of a home care plan, and fiscally responsible case management).

2) Provide high quality clinical teaching for veterinary students and house officers, including house officers in other specialty services.

3) Select and mentor resident(s) in the ACVS-approved residency training program.

4) Assist with teaching selectives, electives, and core DVM course labs and didactic lectures to pre-clinical year DVM students, as requested.

5) Contribute to the advancement of knowledge in Veterinary Surgery, and/or Education.

6) Overall, the individual will be expected to be a positive and active member of the Department, the Surgery Section, and the Veterinary Hospital.

In addition to the aforementioned skills, candidates interested in a tenure track position must have a distinguished record in research, which includes the ability to write and develop proposals that will obtain extramural funding.

Required Qualifications: 

DVM or equivalent degree. Completion of a small animal surgery residency. American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) board certification or eligibility for ACVS or ECVS exam is required.

Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

Aptitude for and desire to teach and mentor veterinary students, house officers, and residents is required.

Candidates must meet requirements for and maintain a veterinary license (or faculty certificate) in the State of North Carolina.

Preferred Qualifications: 

ACVS board certification is preferred. Additional training in clinical techniques and/or pedagogy is preferred.



Applications should include a letter of intent outlining goals the candidate has as a faculty member, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information of three or more references.

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