Internal Job Number: P01021UF
The Veterinary Clinical Sciences department in the College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Veterinary Oncologist position position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.
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 $27 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 VTH.
The incumbent provides oncology services to veterinary patients admitted during regular hours and after hours, including patients admitted for clinical trials. The incumbent also mentors, assists and instructs interns, residents, fellows 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):
Requires PhD or terminal degree and experience in the academic discipline/unit.
Qualified applicants must hold a DVM or equivalent degree, have completed residency training in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in the oncology specialty, and be a Diplomate of ACVIM or qualified and intending to sit for the ACVIM certifying examination in Oncology. Eventual board certification is required for continuance in this position.
This position requires 3 years of clinical experience in veterinary oncology, including during residency training, and evidence of some classroom/clinical teaching experience.
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.
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.