The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University seeks to hire up to 6 part-time non-tenure-track lecturers in ophthalmology, for variable appointments within the 2020 fiscal year. An applicant must hold a DVM or equivalent veterinary degree and must be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for regular or special licenses to practice veterinary medicine in Texas.
The successful candidate will devote 100% of their time to patient care and clinical instruction. Clinical duties will include supervision and treatment of cases, consultation with other services, emergency coverage, and communication with technical staff to facilitate care.
The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is a spacious facility (9000 ft2) with sophisticated diagnostic and patient care equipment, including two modern digital radiography suites equipped with PACS image storage, eFilm, OrthoviewVet templating, and VelocityAI software for image fusion, analysis, and contour generation, and a 40 slice CT, 3T MRI, and a helical tomotherapy unit with MVCT onboard imaging onsite. In addition, nuclear scintigraphy, force-plate and kinematic gait analysis, PET/CT, and laboratories are available to facilitate the development of novel procedures and treatments. The hospital maintains Mimics and Echopixel licenses for three-dimensional reconstruction, with easy access to 3D printers (Gigabot, Stratasys) and other rapid prototyping technologies. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with over 50 faculty members in the small animal hospital, and 35 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 60,000 students are enrolled in the University’s 10 academic colleges with approximately 9,000 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 have just celebrated its 100th year anniversary.