The successful candidate will join an established oncology service dedicated to teaching, clinical and basic science research, and the highest quality patient care. The distribution of activities will depend upon whether a tenure-track or teaching track position is pursued. Primary responsibilities include:
Teaching students (professional and graduate students) and house officers in clinical and didactic settings.
Participating in a busy and progressive oncology service.
Scholarly activity. For a non-tenure track individual, this will include collaboration on clinical research projects, authorship of book chapters, reviews, or other activities relating to oncology or education. For a tenure track individual, this will include development of an independent research focus that will strengthen or extend the work currently being done in the Comparative Oncology and Epigenetics Laboratory.
Participation in the NCI Comparative Oncology Trials Consortium (COTC) and the Canine Comparative Oncology and Genomics Consortium (CCOGC) activities.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree; Board certification (ACVIM, Specialty of Oncology) or completion of residency resulting in eligibility for board certification by ACVIM, Specialty of Oncology; eligibility to obtain and maintain a regular or faculty license to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Missouri, eligibility to obtain and maintain DEA and BNDD certificates. Individuals with additional specialty certification (Radiation Oncology), advanced degrees, and other relevant experience are encouraged to apply.
Candidates will be assessed based upon educational and professional achievement. Clinical experience, communication skills, experience working effectively in diverse environments, and letters of reference will all be considered in selection of a candidate. The potential for the candidate to work within the framework of the Veterinary Health Center, oncology section and Comparative Oncology and Epigenetics Laboratory will also be assessed, as will specialty and/or research training and teaching experience.
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