Clinical Assistant Professor of Equine Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Feb 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00102814

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Clinical Sciences is dedicated to excellence in educating and training veterinarians and comparative biomedical scientists, furthering health care and wellness through discovery and clinical research, providing outstanding and compassionate medical care to a diverse range of animal patients, effectively engaging the animal-owning public, government, and industry partners, and providing leadership in integrating biomedical sciences to advance One Health. North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is a dynamic community whose members are dedicated to preparing veterinarians and veterinarian scientists while advancing animal and human health from the cellular level through entire ecosystems. With over seventeen clinical services staffed by board certified specialists, many of whom are not only nationally but also internationally renowned, the NC State Veterinary Hospital (VH) is on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine. Patients benefit from the combined expertise of multiple specialists utilizing a team approach to patient health care. Each year, nearly 22,000 patients are treated in the VH. The VH provides compassionate care, state of the art specialty health care, expert clinical instruction for 4th-year veterinary students from the CVM, and ongoing investigation of innovative techniques and procedures to further advance the field of veterinary medicine.

Essential Job Duties: The position requires in-depth knowledge and experience in the diagnosis and management of equine lameness. The successful candidate will provide both advanced lameness and surgical services (for example, arthroscopy and fracture repair), and will bring innovative diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to complement and enhance existing expertise in the equine orthopedic service. The incumbent must be an effective communicator and teacher, provide state-of-the-art care to patients and clients, build positive and collaborative relationships with referring veterinarians, and further develop the equine orthopedic and lameness caseload. The person in this role will be responsible for didactic and clinical teaching of veterinary students, as well as teaching, mentoring, and advising of house officers. They will be a productive, collegial, and active member of the Equine Orthopedic Service. Participation in collaborative research and contribution to NC State and regional research is expected.

Minimum Education/Experience: DVM (or equivalent) and Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) required.

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

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR) board-certification or residency training preferred.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: Candidates must meet requirements for veterinary licensure or a faculty certificate in North Carolina.

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "":http// Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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