Lecturer in Small Animal Behavior and Animal Welfare

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Lecturer in Small Animal Behavior and Animal Welfare
School of Veterinary Medicine - Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: May 7, 2021
Deadline:

The University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Studies and Advanced Medicine-Philadelphia, invites applications for a Lecturer position in Small Animal Behavior and Animal Welfare. Lecturers in Behavior and Animal Welfare have 80% (42 weeks) clinical commitment with the primary responsibilities of clinical teaching and clinical service. Some preclinical and didactic teaching is also possible. Successful candidates will enjoy a wealth of opportunities in providing clinical service in a very active academic teaching hospital. The remainder of the effort is allocated to Board preparation or clinical research and scholarly activity, according to the interests of the candidate. This is a one-year position with the option of renewal for up to three years.

Duties will involve:

Primary clinical responsibilities include in-person clinical appointments; telemedicine appointments; teleconsulting services for veterinarians through our web platform (Penn Vet Behavior App); internal consultations with clinical services at the Ryan and Widener Hospitals; consultations with animal laboratories within the University of Pennsylvania; consultations on service and working dogs at the Penn Vet Working Dog Center; consultations at local animal shelters. There will also be opportunities to evaluate behavior problems and husbandry management of equine and food animals, lab animals, and exotic companion animals.

Patient-side and clinical teaching of veterinary students and limited didactic teaching of pre-clinical veterinary students. Additionally, there will also be opportunities to lecture within the online graduate Certificate and Master's programs in Animal Welfare and Behavior.

Mentorship and training of behavior residents within a program approved by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists.

The possibility to participate in research projects in the area of animal behavior and welfare.

The hospital is a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment with an excellent nursing staff and residents. The School is located amid a vibrant urban neighborhood that offers an abundance of cultural resources including music, art, theatres, and fine dining (www.upenn.edu/life-at-penn/philadelphia). The University offers comprehensive medical benefits for the candidate and his/her family.



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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).






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Posted: 5/13/2021
Application Due: 5/13/2033
Work Type: Full Time
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