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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Open Rank-Clinical in Small Animal Dentistry

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 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.


Each applicant must hold a DVM or equivalent veterinary degree and must be a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC), European Veterinary Dental College (EVDC), or have completed an AVDC or EVDC approved residency and met the requirements to take the corresponding board exam. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for regular or special licenses to practice veterinary medicine in Texas. Preference will be given to individuals who are board-certified and who have outstanding clinical, teaching and interpersonal skills.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates must apply though the Texas A&M University job board hosted by Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/108031 and include the following: a letter of intent (including career and service goals, professional interest, teaching philosophy), curriculum vitae, and names of 3 individuals who have been requested by the applicant to act as references to the search committee chair. Applications review will be reviewed as they are received and will be considered until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Lori Teller at 1-(631) 702-0760 (979) 845-6978 (fax), or lteller@cvm.tamu.edu (email).

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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.