The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the College's overall goals of teaching, discovery and service to meet critical veterinary workforce needs by providing training for students in physical examination, anesthesia, and surgery. Importantly, the faculty member will also work with other shelter personnel to promote knowledge of progressive shelter medicine practices and enhancing the health of shelter animals.
Appointment's primary focus is in shelter medicine, with majority of time dedicated to teaching and developing clinical service opportunities with local and regional shelters and humane societies. Specifically, the successful candidate will be expected to:
Focus student teaching on meeting AVMA COE clinical competency requirements through interactions in local and regional humane societies and shelters
Provide professional students with clinical training experience in physical examination, anesthesia, surgery, and dentistry. The individual should also be able to assist with instruction in shelter medicine and management, biosecurity, infectious disease, animal welfare, and behavioral welfare.
Provide clinical training at the College of Veterinary Medicine's Middlebush Farm, the Veterinary Health Center, and at local and regional shelter facilities.
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