The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University seeks to hire up to 4 non-tenure-track temporary lecturers in orthopedics for clinical duty coverage for a period of up to 8 weeks during the current calendar year.
The successful candidate will devote 100% of their time to patient care and clinical instruction. Clinical duties will include supervision of students, technicians and house officers while providing surgical related services, consultation with other services, emergency coverage, and communication with staff and faculty to facilitate smooth flow of the service.
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 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 70,000 students are enrolled in the University’s 17 academic colleges and schools with approximately 15,000 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. The College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences has just celebrated its 100th year. College Station offers excellent quality of life, a relatively low cost of living, and easy accessibility to metropolitan and recreational areas.