Assistant/Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging

Location
Knoxville
Posted
Sep 23, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant/Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging

Location:
Knoxville
Open Date:
Sep 15, 2020
Description:

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track or clinical-track faculty position in veterinary diagnostic imaging. The position is at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Requirements include a DVM/VMD or equivalent degree, completion of a formal residency training program in radiology/diagnostic imaging, and certification or eligibility for certification by the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) or the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI). 

Responsibilities include clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students, interns, and residents; clinical service in diagnostic imaging; development of a basic science or clinical research program commensurate with effort allocation; participation in committee duties at the departmental, college or university level; and participation in continuing education at the local and national level. 

The successful applicant will join a team of 4 board certified radiologists, a 4th year resident/clinical instructor, and 3 ACVR residents in training. The radiology section is supported by 4 veterinary technicians, 2 MRI technologists, and 2 administrative staff.  Imaging equipment includes one large animal and two small animal radiology rooms equipped with digital radiography; digital fluoroscopy; portable radiology units for the large animal field service; two ultrasound units; a 40-slice CT scanner and a 1.5T large bore MRI scanner (both equipped with small and large animal tables); and a nuclear medicine suite with two gamma cameras. An interventional suite equipped with digital fluoroscopy is on-site. All imaging modalities are interfaced with a PACS system.

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences has more than 50 tenure and clinical-track faculty, including board-certified specialists in radiology, anesthesiology, surgery, internal medicine, emergency and critical care, cardiology, behavior, dermatology, dentistry, nutrition, oncology, ophthalmology, sports medicine and rehabilitation, and avian and zoological medicine. 


Qualifications:

Requirements include a DVM/VMD or equivalent degree, completion of a formal residency training program in radiology/diagnostic imaging, and certification or eligibility for certification by the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) or the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI). 


Application Instructions:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified individuals are invited to submit an application, including a letter of intent with a statement of professional goals, curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references. 

Questions, please contact:

Dr. Silke Hecht, Search Chair
The University of Tennessee
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
C247 Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Knoxville, TN  37996-4544
[email protected]