Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Tenure System

Job description

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Tenure System

Job no: 578215
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences 10046764
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Veterinary/Animal Care, Non-Union
Working/Functional Title

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Tenure System or Health Programs

Position SummaryThe Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, invites applications for a full-time, renewable faculty appointment in Internal Medicine.The position is available at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, in our Health Programs appointment system or our tenure system, depending on the qualifications and interests of the candidate.The successful candidate will join an existing group of 4 internists, 6 residents, and 2 dedicated service technicians.

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences includes 40 faculty with a state-of-the art Veterinary Medical Center (VMC). The VMC supports outstanding patient care with a superb team of highly qualified veterinary technicians to support the general and specialty services. It is equipped with GI, pulmonary and genitourinary endoscopic equipment, 64 slice helical CT, digital cinefluoroscopy unit, 1.5 Tesla MRI, nuclear medicine, and linear accelerator.We are well-represented in supporting specialty services including 24/7 emergency and critical care, step-down ICU, anesthesiology, neurology, cardiology, dentistry, primary care including behavior medicine, interventional radiology, sports medicine and rehabilitation, ophthalmology, orthopedic surgery, soft tissue surgery, oncology and dermatology.

The internal medicine service is focused on exceptional instruction and patient care, supported by a busy caseload and experienced faculty. The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include management of referral cases, supervision and clinical instruction of house officers and students, and a commitment to scholarly contributions in the candidate’s area of expertise. Participation in the pre-clinical teaching curriculum as well as contributing to the specialty service leadership is also expected. Our Health Professional (HP) and tenure stream positions are dynamic and generally have a 50-75% clinical appointment for the HP track and 30-50% clinical appointment for the tenure track.Both HP and tenure faculty have equal voting rights, and the main difference between the two is a primary and independently driven research focus for tenure stream faculty whereas a more collaborative research focus for HP faculty is acceptable.For both systems effort distributions across clinical service, teaching and scholarly activities are negotiable with the Department Chairperson and are amenable to change.Merit evaluations and promotions are based on the faculty member’s performance within their assigned duties.

Michigan State University has two human medical schools on campus providing unique and exciting opportunities for collaborative activities.Such activities are encouraged at both the Departmental and College level, and support is available for grant writing, locating external funding resources, and processing grant submissions. Internal funding opportunities are also available through endowed research funds. The College of Veterinary Medicine has active faculty development and mentorship programs to facilitate career progression.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Veterinary Medicine

Minimum RequirementsApplicants must have a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree and be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Michigan. Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine is preferred but board-eligible candidates will be considered. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively within a team.

Desired QualificationsAn advanced research degree or focused research experience will also be favorably considered.

Required Application MaterialsMichigan State University has an on-line, centralized application procedure and all candidates are asked to submit a package including: 1) letter of intent detailing career goals and interests, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) copies of their diploma, 4) full names and contact information (phone numbers, e-mail, postal address) of 4 individuals acting as references.

Special InstructionsInterested individuals wishing more information are invited and encouraged to contact Dr. Daniel Langlois, Search Committee Chair: [email protected] msu.edu.

Review of Applications Begins On

06/10/2019

Summary of Health RisksExposure to animals or to specimens with Mycobacterium.

Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue.

Website

www.cvm.msu.edu

Department StatementMichigan State University has two human medical schools on campus providing unique and exciting opportunities for collaborative activities.Such activities are encouraged at both the Departmental and College level, and support is available for grant writing, locating external funding resources, and processing grant submissions. Internal funding opportunities are also available through endowed research funds. The College of Veterinary Medicine has active faculty development and mentorship programs to facilitate career progression.

Michigan State University, the pioneer land-grant school, is one of the top research universities in the world where veterinary science has been taught since its 1855 founding.Located on one of the nation's largest and most beautiful campuses, the University is home to a diverse international community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists, teachers and leaders.East Lansing’s collegiate atmosphere is complimented by low cost of living with convenient access to large cultural centers such as Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Detroit, and Chicago.East Lansing and surrounding communities provide excellent public school systems. In addition, Michigan, the Great Lakes State, with its numerous inland lakes and rivers, state and national parks, national lakeshores, world-class golf courses, and ample snowfall offers a broad variety of seasonal outdoor recreational activities. Visit the Pure Michigan© website www.puremichigan.org for more details.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: May 24, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 21, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

 

 

 

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