The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-accruing, clinical-track, assistant, associate, or full professor in small animal dentistry on an 11-month appointment for an expected start date in Fall 2023. The dentistry service will be expanding from one boarded dentist to two full-time faculty members and currently has two technicians (one is a VTS charter).
The successful candidate will devote up to 75% of their time to clinical instruction and patient care in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). The remaining time will be devoted to classroom and laboratory teaching (10%), research and other scholarly activities (5%), and academic citizenship (10%), including the possible establishment of a dentistry residency program. Clinical responsibilities will include primary management of cases, instruction of veterinary students, and participation in after-hours dental emergency coverage. Opportunities for collaborative clinical research exist throughout the College and University.
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 department and an active group of house officers that includes more than 50 rotating interns and residents in the other medical and surgical services.
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 17 academic colleges and schools with approximately 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 and the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences has just celebrated its 100th year anniversary.