The Department of Clinical Sciences in the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, Assistant Professor (Clinical or Tenure Track) position.
The Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine provides professional and graduate programs for veterinary students leading to DVM and MS degrees, operates both a Large and a Small Animal Teaching Hospital (VTH), and a State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The College operates within a total budget (from all sources) of approximately $25 million annually, which supports educational programs, veterinary medical and diagnostic public services, and research programs with broad impacts related to animal and human health. The Department of Clinical Sciences oversees clinical, classroom, and laboratory teaching, and scholarly activity of clinical faculty and residents. The VTH provides primary and referral health care for animals throughout the Pacific Northwest. Its small animal clinic was completed in 2005 and expanded in 2019.
The purpose of this position is to provide clinical service, foster critical thinking, generate original medical information and advance professional veterinary students' and house officers' knowledge and skills through research, mentorship and instruction in the Department of Clinical Sciences and the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
The incumbent provides small animal surgery services to veterinary patients admitted during regular hours and after hours. The emphasis is on orthopedic surgery, but a soft tissue surgery service component may be considered based on the goals of the incumbent and the needs of the program. The incumbent also mentors, assists and instructs interns, residents and students in the classroom, teaching laboratory and hospital.
Achievement in scholarship and creative activity that is recognized as contributing to the body of knowledge in the practice discipline is required. Such activity should be validated by peers and show evidence of financial independence from university funding, if such funding is required to meet scholarly goals.
Requires PhD or terminal degree and experience in the academic discipline/unit.
DVM or equivalent degree.
Completed residency training in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS).
Qualified to sit for the ACVS certifying examination.
3 years of clinical experience in small animal orthopedic and spinal surgery, including during residency training and evidence of some classroom/clinical teaching experience in small animal surgery.
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing inclusion and diversity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
Position works non-routine hours, primarily in the VTH.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with training, education, and experience.
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