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Instructor/Lecturer in Small Animal Emergency Care

Full-time, 100% (12-month basis)

Salary: Commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications.

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Requirements: The successful candidate must have a DVM degree or equivalent and have completed an internship or have a minimum of 1 year of post-graduate veterinary experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated interest in small animal emergency care and a willingness to instruct students with varied experience.

Duties: The primary responsibilities associated with this position will be to provide in-house patient care for small animal emergency patients and oversight of veterinary student instruction in the care of these patients. Clinical service duties may include care of hospitalized patients as well as scheduled emergency care on weeknights and weekends. Duties will be shared with fellow clinicians in an equitable manner and there is an expectation that the person in this position will provide training and oversight to more junior clinicians, including house officers (interns and residents). In addition, collaborative delivery of instruction in the third-year core didactic and fourth year core clinical rotations will be expected. Percent time dedicated to teaching, scholarly activities, and clinical service will be based on the successful candidate’s appointment.

The University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital is a full-time facility with rapidly growing emergency and critical care services. The Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care (SAECC) service has 3 faculty members who are Diplomates of ACVECC, 1 emergency care instructor, 18 full-time certified veterinary technicians, 5 ACVECC residents in training, and 9 rotating interns. The SAECC service has a NOVA stat CC express, a Puritan Bennett ventilator, and access to advanced coagulation technology (TEG, thrombinoscope, platelet aggregation). In addition, on-site services include cardiology, ophthalmology, dentistry, medical and radiation oncology, neurology, diagnostic imaging (including CT (16 and 128 slice), and 3T-MRI), internal medicine, surgery (soft-tissue, oncologic and orthopedic), clinical pathology and diagnostic pathology.

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 also focusing 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, horse, food and fiber animals, exotic, wildlife and zoological species. We are dedicated not only to animal health and welfare, but also to the improved understanding of the human-animal bond, food production systems and 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.

We are seeking a candidate who is a team player and interested in utilizing and developing their clinical and teaching skills in a healthy, collaborative, busy and vibrant clinical teaching environment. The ideal candidates would be committed to this opportunity for professional development and advancement.

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 was ranked in the top four research universities by the Harvard University’s Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education in balancing work and home.

Starting date: This position is a full time appointment (100%) on a 12-month service basis in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine. The appointment is a non-tenured, academic position with a starting date on or about April 1, 2021.

Application procedures: Please create your candidate profile through and upload application materials, including your application letter, resume, DVM degree or transcripts, and names and email contact information for three references. In order to receive full consideration, applications and related documents should be received by February 12, 2021. The review of applications will begin immediately; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Additional information about the position may be obtained from

Dr. Sarah Allison

Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine

University of Illinois

1008 West Hazelwood Drive

Urbana, IL 61802-4714

[email protected].

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College Name or Administrative Unit:College of Veterinary Medicine Category:1-Faculty Title:College of Veterinary Medicine: Instructor/Lecturer in Small Animal Emergency Medicine - Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine (137281) Open Date:01/11/2021 Close Date:02/12/2021 Organization Name:Vet Clinical Medicine




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Job No:
Posted: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 2/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time