College of Veterinary Medicine: Tenure-Track or Clinical-Track Assistant or Associate Professor...

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Full-time, 100% (12-month basis) Tenure-Track or Clinical-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Veterinary Small Animal Surgery

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Position: The University of Illinois’ College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a tenure-track or clinical-track Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine - Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. This is a full service facility with newly equipped surgical suites and with fluoroscopic capabilities. Equipment to perform thoracoscopy and laparoscopy including the harmonic scalpel and Ligasure systems is also available. On-site services include computed tomography, MRI, radiation therapy, Dual Energy X-Ray absorptiometry, gait analysis and physical therapy. Professional duties will include percent time dedicated to teaching, scholarly activities, and clinical service will be based on the successful candidate’s appointment.

Requirements: The successful candidate must have a DVM degree or equivalent, and have achieved ACVS board certification or completed residency training. Preference will be given to candidates with ACVS certification, advanced degree(s), a track record in scholarship, or prior research training.

Salary: Commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications.

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to provide clinical service in veterinary small animal soft tissue surgery and orthopedic surgery. The candidate will be expected to contribute to clinical instruction of surgical residents, interns and veterinary students, and communicate effectively with clients and referring veterinarians. Teaching responsibilities will also include didactic, small group and laboratory instruction of veterinary and graduate students. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in clinically relevant or basic research projects. Candidates interested in collaborative research will find ample opportunities to collaborate within the College of Veterinary Medicine, as well as with investigators on main campus.

Professional Opportunities: The Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine features modern research and animal care facilities. The faculty and staff provide broad public engagement through operation of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, a regional primary and referral care center for the delivery of state-of-the art veterinary medical services. Faculty conduct discovery, instruction, and service relevant to companion animals, horse, food and fiber animals, exotic, wildlife and zoological species. We are dedicated not only to animal health and welfare, but also to the improved understanding of the human-animal bond, food production systems and ecosystem health. The University of Illinois is one of the premier public research universities in the country, known for its uniquely multidisciplinary collaborative research environment.

Closing Date: In order to receive full consideration, applications and related documents should be received by January 2, 2019. The review of applications will begin immediately. Interviews may occur prior to January 2, 2019; 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: Negotiable after the closing date.

Application Procedures: Please create your candidate profile through and upload application materials, including your application letter, resume, transcripts, and names and email contact information for three references by January 2, 2019. Additional information about the position may be obtained by contacting:

Dr. Timothy M. Fan (Search Chair) at [email protected];
Dr. Heidi Phillips at [email protected]; or,
Tisha Harper (Small Animal Surgeons) at [email protected]

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit

College Name or Administrative Unit:College of Veterinary Medicine Category:1-Faculty Title:College of Veterinary Medicine: Tenure-Track or Clinical-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Veterinary Small Animal Surgery (100694) Open Date:08/02/2018 Organization Name:Vet Clinical Medicine




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Posted: 1/4/2019
Application Due: 5/20/2019
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