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Academic Professional Track (non-tenure): Lecturer in Soft Tissue Surgery


Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Location
College Station, TX
Open Date
4/27/2021
Position ID
86967
Description

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University seeks to hire up to 5 non-tenure-track temporary lecturers in soft tissue surgery for clinical duty coverage for a period of up to 9 weeks during fiscal years 2021 and 2022 (May 2021 – March 2022).

The successful candidate will devote 100% of their time to patient care and clinical instruction.  Clinical responsibilities will include primary management of cases, instruction of veterinary students, supervision of interns and residents, and participation in after-hours surgical emergency coverage (providing support to residents).

The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital includes sophisticated diagnostic and patient care equipment, including laparoscopy/thoracoscopy capabilities, two intraoperative fluoroscopy units, surgical microscopy, image-guidance, a cavitronic ultrasonic aspirator, and multiple LigaSure devices. The 7 surgical suites are well-equipped and supported by a team of dedicated surgical technicians. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with over 50 faculty members in the small animal hospital, and 47 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.

Qualifications

 Applicants must hold a DVM or equivalent veterinary degree and must be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS), or must have completed an approved residency and have met the requirements to take the corresponding board exam. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for a regular or special license to practice veterinary medicine in Texas.

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit an up-to-date CV and apply on-line at http://apply.interfolio.com/86967.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Committee Chair, Dr. Kelley Thieman at (979-458-1205) or vscsrecruiting@cvm.tamu.edu.  

 

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.