Assistant Professor in Small Animal Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery or Clinical Assistant Pro...

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Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Assistant Professor in Small Animal Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery or Clinical Assistant Professor in Small Animal Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery

Anticipated Hiring Range:

Commensurate with experience and credentials.

Work Schedule:


Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :

Clinical Sciences

About the Department:

The Department of Clinical Sciences is dedicated to excellence in educating and training veterinarians and comparative biomedical scientists, furthering health care and wellness through discovery and clinical research, providing outstanding and compassionate medical care to a diverse range of animal patients, effectively engaging the animal-owning public, government and industry partners, and providing leadership in integrating biomedical sciences to advance One Health.
North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is a dynamic community whose members are dedicated to preparing veterinarians and veterinarian scientists while advancing animal and human health from the cellular level through entire ecosystems.

With over seventeen clinical services staffed by board certified specialists, many of whom are not only nationally but also internationally renowned, the NC State Veterinary Hospital (VH) is on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine. Patients benefit from the combined expertise of multiple specialists utilizing a team approach to patient health care.
Each year, nearly 22,000 patients are treated in the VH. The VH provides compassionate care, state of the art specialty health care, expert clinical instruction for 4th year veterinary students from CVM, and ongoing investigation of innovative techniques and procedures to further advance the field of veterinary medicine.

The college is committed to practicing inclusivity, making community a priority and promoting innovation. We embrace effective leadership and we champion personal and professional growth.

Essential Job Duties:

The Department of Clinical Sciences at the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a clinical or tenure-track faculty member in the field of Small Animal Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The selected candidate for this position will:

  • Provide effective and efficient patient care and hospital service management. Continually improve quality of care as an integrated member of the surgery section and the teaching hospital as a whole.
  • Develop new knowledge in the realm of soft tissue and oncologic surgery by conducting high-quality collaborative research and engage in both clinical and basic research in the diagnosis and treatment of small animal surgical diseases.
  • Act as a surgical advisor to referring veterinarians (daily phone consultations) and other VH clinicians.
  • Develop innovative and valued didactic and clinical learning experiences for veterinary students, residents, interns, and veterinary practitioners.
  • Clinical responsibilities include: receiving patients, diagnosis, and surgical management of soft tissue surgery patients referred from veterinarians throughout North Carolina and the southeast.
  • Clinical teaching responsibilities include: receiving cases, diagnosis, and surgical management of soft tissue cases with senior students, interns/ surgical residents and daily rounds with senior students, interns and residents.
    In addition to the aforementioned skills, candidates interested in a tenure-track position must have a proven record in research, which includes the ability to write and develop proposals that will obtain extramural funding.

Other Responsibilities:

Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience:

DVM (or equivalent degree) and eligibility for veterinary licensure (or faculty certification) in North Carolina. Must be surgery residency trained. Accepted credentials for ACVS (preferred) or ECVS exam required by start date.

Candidates must meet requirements for a North Carolina Faculty License, or regular North Carolina veterinary licensure.

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.
  • Aptitude for and desire to teach and mentor veterinary students, house officers, and residents.
  • Expertise in small animal soft tissue and oncologic surgery.

Preferred Qualifications:

American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Diplomat status preferred.

Required License(s) or Certification(s):

Candidates must meet requirements for a North Carolina Faculty License, or regular North Carolina veterinary licensure.

Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:

Open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In addition to your application please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and the contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

Position Number:


Position Type:

Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):



12 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Mandatory - Fire/Explosions, Mandatory - Medical Emergencies

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

195001 - Dept of Clinical Sciences


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 6/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time