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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Lecturer in Small Animal Primary Care


Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Location
College Station, TX
Open Date
2/17/2022
Position ID
102917
Description

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University invites applications for a 50%-time, non-tenure accruing, Lecturer position in small animal primary care medicine on an 11-month appointment. 

The successful candidate will devote approximately 90% of their time to providing veterinary medical teaching hospital (VMTH) duties as a member of the small animal Primary Care Services. These duties will include patient care, consultation with other services as needed, and instruction of students and house officers assigned to the service. The remaining time will be devoted to classroom teaching, further development of the clinical service, and academic service as assigned.

The Primary Care Service is staffed with a team of four clinicians and seven technicians. The Primary Care Service utilizes general VMTH resources including digital radiography suites equipped with PACS image storage, eFilm and OrthoviewVet templating software; and a 40 slice CT, 3T MRI, and helical tomotherapy unit onsite. The hospital maintains Mimics and Echopixel licenses for three-dimensional reconstruction, with easy access to 3D printers. The VMTH also has utilized the following items for the diagnosis and treatment of exotic companion animal disorders, including: a Storz endoscopy tower with rigid endoscopes, Abaxis vetscan vs2 analyzer, 8 general incubators, and 1 incubator with oxygen capabilities for exotic companion animal species. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with over 60 faculty members in the small animal hospital, and 50 interns and residents from both 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.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a DVM degree (or equivalent). Preference will be given to applicants who have obtained American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) certification in canine and feline medicine or other relevant specialty board certification, such as American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Small Animal. Applicants must be licensed or eligible to be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Texas.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates must submit 1) a cover letter (including 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/102917. Applications will be reviewed starting August 1, 2022, and will be considered until the position is full.

Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Brad Bennett (Chair, Search Committee) at (979) 845-2351 (phone) or Bbennett@cvm.tamu.edu (email). Texas A&M University is a smoke-free workplace.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences affirms and supports many different dimensions of diversity, and we are fully committed to ensuring a climate of inclusion where all our faculty, students and staff are empowered to achieve their full potential.

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.