College of Veterinary Medicine: Clinical-track or Tenure-track Open-Rank Professor in Cardiology -

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College of Veterinary Medicine

Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine

Clinical or Tenure-track Open-rank Professor in Cardiology

Position: The University of Illinois' College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a veterinary cardiologist for a full-time, 100% faculty position (open-rank) Clinical-track or Tenure-track in Veterinary Cardiology in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine. Professional duties will include clinical service in veterinary cardiology, clinical instruction of residents, interns, veterinary and graduate students. Teaching responsibilities also include didactic, small group and laboratory instruction. Energetic, collegial candidates hoping to work with a dedicated team of professionals to develop the cardiology program at the University of Illinois are encouraged to apply. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date, and applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please create your candidate profile through

Salary: Commensurate with applicant's experience and qualifications.

Requirements: Applicants must have a D.V.M. or equivalent degree. Individuals who are board certified in the specialty of veterinary cardiology by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM), as well as board-eligible candidates with accepted ACVIM credentials, will be strongly considered. Candidates should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, competency in medical and interventional cardiology, as well as demonstrate an aptitude for teaching and scholarly activity.

Duties: The Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine is seeking a highly motivated candidate to expand a robust cardiology service for both companion and large animals through the provision of clinical service and clinical and didactic teaching of professional students, interns, and residents, as well as contributing to the scholarly mission of the College, through independent and collaborative research efforts. The University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital possesses a comprehensive array of state-of-the-art resources for cardiology, including 3 dedicated ultrasound units (1 - GE Vivid E95 echo machine, 1 - GE Vivid E9 echo machine, 1 - GE Vivid I echo machine), 3D transthoracic and transesophageal capabilities, digital ECG, digital telemetry, and digital Holter units, and a GE OEC 9900 digital fluoroscopy C-arm for minimally invasive procedures. The cardiology service has an ACVIM-approved residency program, with 2 current residents, and is supported by 2 full-time cardiology dedicated technicians. Opportunities to collaborate in the areas of biomarker discovery, advanced cardiac imaging (CT, MRI), nanomedicine, and interventional radiology research within the college and university are available.

Professional Opportunities: The University of Illinois is one of the premier public research universities in the country, known for its uniquely multidisciplinary collaborative research environment. This is an ideal environment for building basic, translational, and clinical research excellence in the biomedical sciences. The College of Veterinary Medicine boasts an expert faculty with diverse and complementary interests. Most faculty are actively engaged in veterinary education and research. There are federally-funded research programs, notably in the areas of reproductive biology and toxicology, oncology, stem cell therapy, and viral, bacterial, parasitic, and fungal infectious disease. Residency programs encompass most veterinary clinical specialties. As part of the flagship campus of the University of Illinois, the veterinary faculty enjoys many opportunities to collaborate with researchers in such biomedical fields as chemistry, nanotechnology, and bioengineering (; on newly emerging solutions to the world's health problems,, including the Mayo Illinois Alliance for Technology Based Healthcare []; and a new engineering-driven Carle Hospital-Illinois College of Medicine,

Faculty also provide extensive service to professional organizations and specialty colleges, federal research review boards, college and university governance, and public education venues. The College maintains a full-service 230,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art hospital for farm, companion, and exotic animals that supports, engages, and advances the teaching and research activities of the college. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus includes the 313,000 square ft Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology ( The Beckman Institute is dedicated to fostering interdisciplinary research focused broadly around four themes - Integrative Imaging, Molecular and Electronic Nanostructures, Biological Intelligence, and Human-Computer Intelligent Interactions. The Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology ( ) currently hosts biomedically relevant themes in Biocomplexity, Biosystems Design, Cellular Decision-making in Cancer, Computing Genomes for Reproductive Health, Genomic Ecology of Global Change, Gene Networks in Neural and Developmental Plasticity, Mining Microbial Genomes, Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering, and the Center for Nutrition Learning and Memory. We are looking for a candidate who is a strong team player and is interested in developing productive research, service, teaching, and residency training programs. A motivated candidate will find many opportunities to build a fulfilling and rewarding career.

Personal Opportunities: Urbana-Champaign offers the residential advantages of a medium-sized university city, excellent cultural opportunities, and a high quality of life. In 2010, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was ranked in the top four research universities by the Harvard University's Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education in balancing work and home.

Closing Date: In order to receive full consideration, applications and related documents should be received by March 15, 2018. The review of applications will begin immediately. Interviews may occur prior to March 15, 2018; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date, and consideration will continue until suitable candidates are identified for the position.

Starting Date: Anticipated starting date of August, 2018, or as soon as possible.

Application Procedures: Please create your candidate profile through Upload application materials, including your application letter, resume, copy of your DVM certificate, and names and email contact information for three references by March 15, 2018. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Additional information about the position may be obtained by contacting:

Dr. Scott Austin, Search Committee Chair

Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine

1008 W. Hazelwood Drive, M/C 004

Urbana, IL 61802

Email: [email protected]

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College Name or Administrative Unit: College of Veterinary Medicine
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Title: College of Veterinary Medicine: Clinical-track or Tenure-track Open-Rank Professor in Cardiology - Veterinary Clinical Medicine (F1800004)
Open Date: 01/17/2018
Organization Name: Vet Clinical Medicine





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Posted: 3/20/2018
Application Due: 5/19/2018
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