Internal Job Number: P00961UF
The Department of Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Science invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Department Head.
Appointment at the Assistant Professor rank is anticipated; however, higher rank may be considered depending upon the qualifications of the successful candidate.
The College of Veterinary Medicine provides professional and graduate programs for veterinary students leading to DVM and MS degrees, operates both a Large and a Small Animal Teaching Hospital (VTH), and a State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The College operates within a total budget (from all sources) of approximately $22 million annually, which supports educational programs, veterinary medical and diagnostic public services, and research programs with broad impacts related to animal and human health. The Department of Clinical Sciences oversees clinical, classroom, and laboratory teaching, and scholarly activity of clinical faculty and residents. The VTH provides primary health care for animals throughout the Pacific Northwest. Its small animal clinic was completed in 2005 with an expansion of ICU in 2011. A future expansion is currently in the design phase.
The purpose of this position is to provide clinical service, foster critical thinking, generate original medical information and advance professional veterinary students' and house officers' knowledge and skills through research, mentorship and instruction in the Department of Clinical Sciences and the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
The incumbent provides small animal orthopedic and spinal surgery services to veterinary patients admitted during regular hours and after hours. The incumbent also mentors, assists and instructs interns, residents and students in the classroom, teaching laboratory and hospital.
Achievement in scholarship and creative activity that is recognized as contributing to the body of knowledge in the practice discipline is required. Such activity should be validated by peers and show evidence of financial independence from university funding.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff) / Guidelines (Faculty):
Typically requires PhD or terminal degree (Masters for some Extension positions and MLS for Library positions), demonstrated ability to teach in a classroom Extension, or other setting, and develop a research program in the academic discipline/unit.
Qualified applicants must hold a DVM or equivalent degree, have completed residency training in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS), and be a Diplomat of ACVS or qualified to sit for the ACVS certifying examination.
This position requires 3 years of clinical experience in small animal orthopedic and spinal surgery, including during residency training and evidence of some classroom/clinical teaching experience in small animal surgery.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
For appointment at the associate professor level, the candidate must have a minimum of seven years of surgical experience beyond their training program, with primary responsibility for surgical management of small animal cases, and a proven record of an externally funded research program with nationally recognized, published results.
Position works non-routine hours, primarily in the VTH.
This position has responsibility for the care, safety and security of animals.
Has access to property where hazardous materials and other items controlled by state or federal laws or regulations are located.
Has access to laboratories, nuclear facilities or utility plants to which access is restricted in order to protect the health or safety of the public.
Has access to personal information about employees or members of the public including Social Security numbers, dates of birth, driver license numbers, medical information, personal financial information or criminal background information.
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Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.