College of Veterinary Medicine: Instructor/Lecturer or Clinical Track Assistant Professor in De...

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Full-time 100% (12 month basis), Instructor/Lecturer or Clinical-Track Assistant Professor in Dermatology

Rank and Salary: An attractive compensation package with enrollment in the UIUC health and retirement benefits system will be offered, commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience, qualifications and potential contributions to the College.

Professional Opportunities: The University of Illinois has a tradition of excellence as a Land Grant University and a Tier One Research University. The College of Veterinary Medicine has an innovative professional veterinary curriculum and is focused on expanding integration of clinical, applied and basic research efforts across the college and university. A motivated candidate will find many opportunities to build a fulfilling and rewarding career.

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, horses, food and fiber animals, and zoological species. We are dedicated to promoting animal health and welfare, an understanding of the human-animal bond, optimized food production systems, and demonstrated focus on 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. The College of Veterinary Medicine boasts an expert faculty with diverse and complementary interests. The Dermatology and Otology Service is currently engaged in collaborative research in dermatoimmunology, dermatomicrobiology, dermatopharmacology, and dermatopathology, with abundant opportunities in other research fields.

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 received top rankings by Harvard University’s Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education for its pre-tenure practices in balancing work and home.

Qualifications: A DVM degree (or equivalent) and residency training approved by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) or the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD) are required. Preference will be given to candidates that are a Diplomate of the ACVD or ECVD and/or have a record of excellence in teaching, clinical service and/or scholarly productivity. Strong communication and interpersonal skills and a desire to train professional and graduate students are essential.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities are to provide clinical teaching and service in veterinary dermatology, contribute to the instruction of veterinary students, interns, residents and graduate students. Assisting in establishing a strong rapport with clients and referring veterinarians is expected. Opportunities are abundant to participate in relevant research. Teaching responsibilities will include didactic, small group and laboratory instruction. Allocation of time among clinical service, instruction, and research activities will be dependent upon the candidate’s experience and academic interests.

Starting Date: Negotiable.

Closing Date: In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by February 12, 2021. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

Application Procedures: Please create your candidate profile through Upload application materials, including your application letter, resume, transcripts, and names and email contact information for three references by February 12, 2021. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Additional information about the position can be obtained from Dr. Clarissa Souza ([email protected]) or Dr. Jonathan Samuelson at the address below or via e-mail [email protected] This is a security-sensitive position. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Dr. Jonathan Samuelson, Chair, Search Committee

Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine

University of Illinois

1008 W. Hazelwood Drive

Urbana, IL 61802

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College Name or Administrative Unit:College of Veterinary Medicine Category:1-Faculty Title:College of Veterinary Medicine: Instructor/Lecturer or Clinical Track Assistant Professor in Dermatology(133845) Open Date:07/20/2020 Close Date:02/12/2021 Organization Name:Vet Clinical Medicine




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Job No:
Posted: 7/22/2020
Application Due: 1/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time