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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Lecturer

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 is delighted to announce the expansion of our small animal Emergency service.  We are seeking a non-tenure-track lecturer in small animal emergency medicine to join our team on an 11-month appointment. The anticipated start date for this position will be determined by chosen candidate availability in collaboration with the department.

The successful candidate will devote up to 90% of his or her time to clinical instruction and patient care in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. Clinical duties will be shared among 2 critical care residents and 3 rotating interns. The Emergency Service admits over 6000 cases per year with the ECC clinicians additionally consulting on some 2000 ICU cases. Active supervision of interns, instruction of clinical-year students, and primary case receiving is expected. Hours will include daytime, evenings, and weekends.

Numerous opportunities for collaborative research exist throughout the college and university. The 3,000 square foot Intensive Care Unit is state-of-the-art and is staffed with talented technicians. The teaching hospital has competent personnel and modern technology including but not limited to mechanical ventilation, high-flow oxygen therapy, centralized ECG monitoring, 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 40 faculty members in the small animal hospital, one criticalist in the large animal hospital, and an active group of house officers that includes more than 25 rotating 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 has just celebrated its 100th year.


An applicant must hold a DVM or equivalent veterinary degree and must have at least 2 years of small animal practice experience. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for regular or special licenses to practice veterinary medicine in Texas.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates must submit 1) a cover letter (including career and service goals, professional interest, teaching philosophy), 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) names of three individuals who have been requested by the applicant to act as references to the search committee chair.

Applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/78289). Applications will be reviewed starting September 1, 2020, and will be considered until the position is filled.

Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Christine Rutter (Chair, Search Committee) at (979) 845-2351 (phone) or crutter@cvm.tamu.edu (email).

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

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 and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.