The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University is excited to invite applicants to a part-time (25% FTE) non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of lecturer in small animal cardiology, with an anticipated start date in January 2023.The cardiology service includes 3 faculty, and serves a critical role in student education, patient care, and scholarship. The service is also staffed with 3 technicians, 1 liaison and 3 residents.
The successful candidate will devote 100% of their time to clinical instruction and patient care in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital on the cardiology service. Responsibilities will include primary management of cases, instruction of veterinary students, mentorship of interns and residents, and participation in after-hours emergency coverage. Teamwork and collaboration are highly valued at Texas A&M University, and candidates are expected to demonstrate strong institutional citizenship in the workplace.
The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital includes sophisticated diagnostic and patient care equipment, including a new laparoscopy/thoracoscopy tower and VITOM with fluorescence (NIR/ICG), intraoperative fluoroscopy units, surgical microscopy, smoke evacuation, cell salvage (autotransfusion), and multiple LigaSure devices. The 7 surgical suites are well-equipped and supported by a team of dedicated surgical technicians, allowing a surgical technician to be present for the duration of each surgical procedure. A 40 slice CT, 3T MRI, and CT Tomotherapy unit are housed in an onsite imaging center. The teaching hospital has capable personnel including, but not limited to talented ICU technicians, an active multidisciplinary interventional radiology service, two in-house pharmacists with compounding capability, and a clinical trials coordinator. The cardiology service has 2 fully equipped Vivid E95 echocardiographic machines, one portable Vivid IQ and two stand-alone analysis workstation (Echo Pac), two digital ECG machines, and a dedicated catheterization suite, as well as onsite access to a zSpace viewer.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with over 60 faculty members in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences and an active group of house officers that includes more than 50 rotating interns and residents in the other medical and surgical disciplines. The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences values employee quality of life and wellbeing as well as sustainability of our missions.