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Tenured/Tenure-Track: Open Rank in Small Animal Emergency Medicine

Small Animal Clinical Sciences

College Station, TX
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The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University is delighted to announce the expansion of our small animal emergency and critical care service from four full-time clinicians to five. We are seeking a full-time, tenure-track assistant, associate, or full professor in small animal emergency and critical care (ECC) to join our team on an 11-month appointment with an expected  start date in Fall of 2022.

The successful candidate will devote approximately 30-40% of their time to scholarship. They will also spend between 30-40% in clinical instruction and patient care in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. The remaining assigned effort will consist of academic citizenship (10%) and classroom/laboratory teaching (10%). Clinical duties will be shared among the five ECC clinicians and a team of interns and residents. The Emergency Service admits over 7000 cases per year with the ECC clinicians additionally consulting on some 2000 ICU cases. Active supervision of interns and residents, instruction of clinical-year students, and primary case supervision is expected. Successful candidates will also participate in and contribute to weekly resident boards review and journal clubs.

Numerous opportunities for research exist throughout the college and university. Laboratory space is available as needed and the CVMBS has a pool of qualified graduate students seeking a degree in biomedical sciences. The university also has animal care facilities for a variety of research animals and several dedicated areas for conducting animal research. A generous start-up package will be available commensurate with the track record and needs of the individual. The 3,000 square foot intensive care unit is staffed with talented technicians. The teaching hospital has capable personnel and modern technology including but not limited to mechanical ventilation, high-flow oxygen therapy, centralized ECG monitoring, point of care viscoelastography, tomotherapy, cell saver (autotransfusion) technology, stereotactic brain and nasal biopsy, imaging (3T MRI, 40-slice CT), color-flow Doppler ultrasonography and echocardiography, video endoscopy, nuclear imaging, an active multidisciplinary interventional radiology service, and two in-house pharmacists with compounding capability. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with over 60 faculty members in the small animal hospital, one criticalist in the large animal hospital, and an active group of house officers that includes more than 45 rotating interns and residents in the other medical and surgical services in the department.

Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas and one of the nation’s largest and most dynamic universities. More than 70,000 students are enrolled in the University’s 11 academic colleges with over 10,000 pursuing graduate or professional degrees. Texas A&M University is a major research university with a growing international focus, and outstanding public and private support.


Each applicant must have a DVM degree (or equivalent) and must be a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC). Applicants must either have an advanced degree (MS or PhD) or a track record of research and publication in an area of emergency or critical care. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for a regular or special license to practice veterinary medicine in Texas.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates must submit 1) a cover letter (including information on scholarly accomplishments and goals, career and service goals, professional interest, teaching philosophy), 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) names of three individuals who have been requested by the applicant to act as references to the search committee chair. Applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/102913.

Applications will be reviewed as they have been submitted and will be considered until the position has been filled. Inquiries are welcomed to Dr. Joerg Steiner (Chair, Search Committee) at (979) 220-3363 or jsteiner@cvm.tamu.edu. Texas A&M University is a smoke-free workplace.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.