The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University invites applications for an 11 month, full-time, non-tenure clinical-track, assistant or associate professor in anesthesiology, with an anticipated start in Fall 2020.
The successful candidate will devote up to 75% of his or her time to clinical instruction and patient care in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). Small and large animal clinical duties will be shared with other veterinary anesthesiologists and anesthesiology specialty intern(s) and anesthesiology resident(s). Clinical responsibilities will include anesthesia support for the small and large animal hospitals and the Diagnostic Imaging and Cancer Treatment Center. The remaining time will be devoted to classroom and laboratory teaching, the development of a creative research program, and academic service. Active supervision of house officers and in depth participation in intern/resident training (including topic rounds, journal club, and back-up support) is expected. Numerous opportunities for collaborative research exist throughout the College and University. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with more than 45 small animal faculty members, 30 large animal faculty, and 56 interns and residents in the VMTH.
The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is a spacious facility with sophisticated diagnostic and patient care equipment, including but not limited to color-flow Doppler ultrasonography for diagnostics purposes and local regional blocks, 4D transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, digital fluoroscopy, scintigraphy, 40 slice CT, 3T MRI, video endoscopy, nuclear imaging, acid-base/blood-gas analyzers, oxygen and inhalant gas analyzers, standard coagulation as well as TEG and PFA analyzers, intraoperative cell salvage transfusion equipment, phacoemulsification system, pediatric and adult patient ventilators, one-lung ventilation devices, high-flow oxygen therapy, and peripheral nerve stimulators. A state-of-the-art electronic anesthesia scheduling/case-tracking system along with 19 new Mindray anesthesia multiparameter monitors with a central anesthesia station allows the Texas A&M University anesthesia service to be one of the most sophisticated in the world. Radiation capabilities include TomoTherapy and iridium implant brachytherapy. Surgical suites and instrumentation allow for complex orthopedic, neurologic, cardiac, thoracic, oncologic, and abdominal procedures such as stereotactic brain biopsies, cardiac occlusive device implantation, and subcutaneous ureteral bypass device placement. Research equipment available, but not limited to, includes lithium and thermodilution cardiac output monitoring, thermal threshold testing, and mechanical threshold testing. PET-CT and fMRI are closely available for clinical and research use.
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 has just celebrated its 100th year anniversary.