Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology (67720)

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Gainesville, Florida

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Professional Fields, Veterinary Science
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology (67720)

Location:
Gainesville, Florida
Open Date:
Dec 3, 2020
Close Date:
Dec 17, 2021
Description:

The University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, is seeking applications for a clinical track Assistant Professor position in veterinary neurology.

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences has a strong program in Neurology with a successful residency training program that has been in effect since 1978. The residency has strengths in both medicine and surgery and the applicant is expected to be proficient in both neurosurgery and medical neurology. The successful candidate will joint two board-certified veterinary neurologists in a service that is supported by two full time veterinary technicians.

The Neurology service has a rapidly growing caseload that is predominantly small animal, with a regular number of wildlife/zoo medicine and large animal consultations.  The Small Animal Hospital has a newly built 100,000 square foot facility in addition to a recently renovated previous 25,000 square foot facility. Within the new addition is an entire floor allocated to expansive new surgical suites equipped with in-suite computer access to patient diagnostic images, wired for in-surgical-light video recording facilitating distance learning, multiple C-arm availability and binocular surgical operating scopes.

Since the 1990’s, therapies for intracranial neoplasia have been performed at UF and include both intracranial surgery and stereotactic radio surgery (SRS), a technique that was actually developed by our collaborators at the McKnight Brain Institute. There is a large brain tumor immunotherapy group within McKnight that collaborates with the current neurology service. Spinal cord injury is an additional area of active research within the CVM and at the College of Medicine. Our on-site LINAC now allows SRS to be performed in-house; other state‐of‐the‐art equipment and facilities currently available include Cadwell Summit for EMG, MNCV, SNCV, VEP, SEP and a Cadwell Sierra II for EEG.  In-house 1.5 Tesla MRI, state of the art 160 slice CT, and nuclear imaging are also available within the 24-hour facility.

Our post-operative patient care is greatly enhanced because of our integrative/alternative medicine/ physical therapy service which utilizes standard physical therapies, underwater treadmills, acupuncture, electro acupuncture, photobiomodulation and hyperbaric oxygen.


Qualifications:

Applicants for this clinical track position should have a DVM or equivalent degree and have completed an ACVIM or ECVN residency program in Neurology.  


Application Instructions:

All applicants must apply online through Careers at UF in order to be considered for the position. For full consideration, applications for job number 67720 and a letter outlining professional goals, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references able to speak to all aspects of your abilities as they relate to the responsibilities of this position must be submitted online. Review of applicants will begin as applications are submitted. All applications must be submitted by the posting end date of December 16, 2021.

Salary will be based upon the successful candidate’s professional qualifications and experience.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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