College of Veterinary Medicine: Clinical or Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor, Veterin...
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA CHAMPAIGN DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE
Full-time, 100% (12-month basis) Tenure-Track or Clinical Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Veterinary Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery
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Requirements: The successful candidate must have a DVM degree or equivalent, and have achieved ACVS board certification or completed residency training with credentials accepted by ACVS. Preference will be given to candidates with ACVS certification, advanced degree(s), a track record in scholarship, and/or prior research training.
Duties: The surgery program at the University of Illinois’ College of Veterinary Medicine is a highly productive and dynamic group of specialists who have achieved excellence in the arenas of comparative research, resident instruction, and high quality practice of cutting-edge diagnostics and therapy for companion animals.
Upon joining our team, the successful candidate will provide clinical service in small animal soft tissue surgery, participate in clinical instruction of surgical residents, interns and veterinary students, and communicate effectively with clients and primary veterinarians. The University of Illinois’ College of Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to faculty development and personal growth. We are committed to providing support for equipment and training to candidates with special interests or skills in developing specialty fields including minimally invasive surgery and interventional radiology.
The successful candidate will find many opportunities to pursue his or her soft tissue surgery interests. Teaching responsibilities will include didactic, small group and laboratory instruction of veterinary and graduate students. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in clinically and scientifically relevant research projects. Candidates interested in collaborative research will find ample opportunities to partner with CVM faculty as well as the biomedical research community on our main campus. Our veterinarians have been integral to the creation of the new Carle-Illinois College of Medicine- the world’s first engineering-based college of medicine- leveraging advanced technology to train physician- innovators to deliver better, more compassionate and accessible care to patients worldwide.
Percent time dedicated to teaching, scholarly activities, and clinical service will be based on the successful candidate’s appointment title.
Facilities: The University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital is a full-service facility providing both primary care and the full spectrum of specialist services. Our small animal surgical facilities are currently being renovated to provide world-class facilities for our surgical team. The service is equipped to perform thoracoscopy laparoscopy and other endoscopic procedures, using harmonic scalpel, Ligasure®, fluoroscopic-assisted surgery and laser-assisted procedures. On-site services include digital radiography, computed tomography, 3T MRI, radiation therapy, Dual Energy X-Ray absorptiometry, gait analysis and physical rehabilitation. A state of the art Varian TrueBeam Linear Accelerator with on-board imaging is currently being installed in our hospital to optimize our oncologic therapy capabilities.
Professional opportunities: The University of Illinois has a tradition of excellence as a Land Grant University and a Tier One Research University. The University of Illinois has gained recognition for its uniquely multidisciplinary and highly collaborative research environment, particularly across the biomedical sciences. The College of Veterinary Medicine is lauded for our unique clinically-integrated professional veterinary curriculum and is supported by innovators in teaching, learning, course design, continuing education, and medical illustration. The College is also focused on advancing clinical, applied and translational research efforts across the college and university by developing productive collaborations with world-class scientists and investigators. With these resources, the motivated candidate will find significant opportunity and support to develop a fulfilling and rewarding career.
Personal opportunities: Urbana-Champaign offers the residential advantages of a medium-sized university city, including a rich experience of farm-to-table cuisine, music, art, all-season outdoor activities, and other life-enriching opportunities. Champaign-Urbana is an easy drive to three major Midwestern cities; Chicago, Indianapolis and St Louis, providing a wealth of social and cultural opportunities as well as considerable flexibility with travel arrangements.
Salary: Commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications.
Starting date: Negotiable
Application procedures: Applicants may be interviewed prior to the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please create your candidate profile through http://go.illinois.edu/SA_Surgery. Candidates are required to upload all application materials, including your letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and names and email contact information for at least three references by January 2, 2019.
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