Clinical Assistant Professor-Small Animal ECC
Clinical Assistant ProfessorWorking Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor-Small Animal ECCPosition Number:
College of Veterinary MedicineHiring Unit:
Department of Veterinary Clincial SciencesDepartment Link:
99164-6610Summary of Duties:
The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) seeks to fill a clinical or tenure-track, full-time, 12-month, renewable position within the Emergency and Critical Care section of its Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The position is available at all ranks, depending upon qualifications, and is available immediately. The position will join a team whose primary mission will be clinical teaching, clinical service and scholarship.
For those with interest in a clinical-track position, depending upon research background and experience, there may be an opportunity to negotiate conversion to a tenure-track position within three (3) years in rank, subject to university policy.
The Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care service is currently staffed with 2 boarded criticalists (another is joining the team in January 2021), 1 boarded surgeon, an emergency veterinarian, ECC residents, ECC interns, veterinary technician supervisor, licensed veterinary technicians, veterinary technician assistants, and patient service coordinators. The unit’s strategic plan includes expansion of all levels of staffing to facilitate operation of parallel critical care and emergency services. State-of-the-art equipment and facilities are currently available within the service and hospital and include the capability for long term mechanical ventilation, point-of-care ultrasound, multi-parameter monitoring system, in-house laboratories, thromboelastography (TEG), on-site blood bank, digital radiography, 3T magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, computed tomography (CT), and electrodiagnostic equipment. Endoscopy, bronchoscopy, laparoscopy, and arthroscopy are also available. Our surgical facility is equipped with a full range of surgical equipment including an operating microscope, a stereotactic brain biopsy system, and a Nico Myraid for tumor resection. WSU is recognized nationally and internationally for transsphenoidal hypophysectomy and currently has an active Pituitary Surgical Team and provides a unique opportunity to care for these patients in our ICU. The physical rehabilitation facility is equipped with an underwater treadmill, electric muscle stimulator and therapeutic ultrasound and is under the supervision of a certified canine rehabilitation practitioner. In addition, the hospital functions as a regional tertiary care facility and provides the Emergency and Critical Care service with a broad-based caseload.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will have responsibility for participation in clinical service; clinical, laboratory, and didactic (classroom) teaching of professional veterinary students, interns, residents, and graduate students; will provide health care and service to patients of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital; will advise and consult with referring veterinarians and clients; will develop a creative, independent and/or collaborative research program in an area related to Emergency and Critical Care; will be in direct support of an Emergency and Critical Care residency program; and will provide leadership in directing research projects for residents and graduate students. The successful applicant must be able to communicate effectively, work collegially, and collaborate with diverse internal and external constituencies.Additional Information:
Founded as the people’s university in 1890, Washington State University fulfills that commitment by transforming lives through education, research, and community outreach. In 2015, the University celebrated 125 years of delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to citizens across the state, region, nation, and around the world. The state’s only land-grant institution and one of two public research universities, WSU provides a world-class education to nearly 30,000 students through its multi-campus, statewide locations and online. The University strives to ensure that higher education is accessible at an affordable cost—a decades-long WSU commitment to the state’s citizens. The University offers more than 200 undergraduate fields of study and 127 graduate and professional degree programs. Many academic programs win recognition nationally for excellence. WSU is one of just 108 public and private universities in the United States—out of more than 4,500—singled out for its “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University’s research agenda is focused on addressing challenges in health, sustainability, smart systems, national security, and opportunity and equity. WSU is a major driver of Washington’s economy, partnering with many of the state’s leading industries, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, and construction. The University is responsible for nearly 20,600 jobs statewide and generates an overall economic impact of more than $3.3 billion annually. The institution’s operating budget expenditures total nearly $2 billion annually.
Pullman is one of the biggest little cities you’ll ever visit. Full of cosmopolitan amenities and down-home charm, this eastern Washington gem nestled in the Palouse, is also home to the flagship campus for Washington State University. The city has repeatedly been recognized as one of Washington’s safest cities, one of America’s safest college towns, and one of the best college-town neighborhoods for adults. Whether you’re looking to go to school or relocating to the area, Pullman offers a diverse community committed to inclusion, sustainability, and a high quality of life. Pullman is a dynamic hub for higher education, research, and culture. Pullman is part of the Knowledge Corridor that connects WSU to the University of Idaho in Moscow eight miles to the east and Spokane, Washington’s second-largest city, 75 miles to the north. Just a short drive away excellent outdoor recreation opportunities are abundant as well including golfing, skiing, hiking, and boating.
Competitive benefits available, more details at hrs.wsu.edu/benefits.
Full TimeAppointment Status:
PermanentPosition Term in Months:
Commensurate with qualifications and experienceRequired Qualifications:
Candidates must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or a related foreign equivalent degree (such as a BVSc), and be board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) or will have completed an ACVECC residency training program by time of hire.Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred qualifications include an advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in Veterinary Science or related field, a record of scholarly productivity, evidence of expertise in teaching, and evidence of accomplishments that demonstrates the potential to become an outstanding scholar and educator.Background Check:
NoType of Recruitment:
Open RecruitmentPosting Open Date:
07/02/2020Open Until Filled (overrides close field) :
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
Applicants are required to submit an electronic application including; 1) cover letter which summarizes candidate’s qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) summary of teaching interests and goals; 4) summary of research interests and goals; and 5) the contact information for three (3) professional references. Letters of recommendation are also required. Later in the recruitment process, these letters will be automatically requested and obtained from the reference provider through the WSU online application system. Apply at, www.wsujobs.com. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Linda Martin, Chair of the Search Committee, by email ([email protected]) or by telephone (509) 432-9320.EEO Statement :
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