Clinical Instructor-Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care
Veterinary Clinical Sciences
August 2, 2018
Commensurate with experience
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
DVM or equivalent
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) in the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a full-time Clinical Instructor in Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care for the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Washington State University. This annually renewable position will begin as soon as a suitable candidate is identified. The position will share responsibility for directing the ICU and Emergency & Critical Care service including; case management, case consultation, supervision of staff, student, intern and resident training, coordination of the clinical and teaching service with other sections of the hospital, and interactions with referring veterinarians. The instructor will have opportunities to participate in didactic teaching and scholarly activity.
APPLICATION REVIEW: Review of applications begins August 27, 2018 and continues until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants are required to submit electronically a cover letter; curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information including email address of three (3) professional references. To apply, visit www.wsujobs.com. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Linda Martin, firstname.lastname@example.org, 509-432-9320.
COLLEGE OVERVIEW: The mission of VCS is to serve the community through education and through generation and dissemination of new information, for the benefit of animal and human health and well-being. The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/, is organized into four departments: VCS, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP), Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN), and the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB), each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. The Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health has joined the CVM, adding depth to its teaching, research and service missions.
AREA OVERVIEW: Washington State University is a PAC-12 school and a land-grant institution with an enrollment of over 20,000 students on its Pullman campus and another 10,000 students statewide. The University of Idaho, also a land grant university, is located in Moscow, Idaho, 8 miles from the Pullman campus. These communities offer a friendly, small-town living environment and access to a rich assortment of cultural, recreational and athletic attractions. Pullman has a four-season climate, clean air, good schools, affordable homes, and a low crime rate. Pullman (population 35,000) is about 75 miles south of Spokane and 275 miles east of Seattle, and lies close to recreational areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia which provide fly fishing, backpacking, hiking, camping, mountain and rock climbing, river/lake boating and water-skiing, white water aquatic sport and all major winter sports. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit: http://www.pullmanchamber.com. The university’s web page (www.wsu.edu) offers information about WSU and the surrounding area.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER.
QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate must possess a DVM or equivalent degree; and have completed a rotating or specialty internship OR have at least two years of experience in a clinical setting; and the ability to effectively communicate and work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies. Preference will be given to applicants with residency training in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC), or to those who are a Diplomate of ACVECC or qualified to sit for the ACVECC certifying examination. Additional preferred qualifications include experience in teaching; a record of scholarly activity; and leadership in the day-to-day activities of a critical care unit. Mentorship of residents, interns, professional students and technical staff is also preferred.
About Veterinary Clinical Sciences
DEPARTMENT: The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences is one of five departments in the College of Veterinary Medicine. The departmental mission is “to educate, serve, and generate new information for the benefit of animal and human health and well-being.” Although individual faculty may not be involved in all of the traditional areas of teaching, research, service, and outreach, we value and seek excellence in all four across the department.
UNIVERSITY: Washington State University is a land grant, comprehensive research institution with an enrollment of over 20,000 students on the Pullman campus and an additional 10,000 located statewide. There are eleven colleges offering doctoral degrees in 63 disciplines; masters degrees are offered in 79 areas of study; and 95 academic majors are offered for undergraduates. The University is one of the largest residential universities in the Northwest and Pullman offers a safe, friendly, small-town living environment.
AREA: The Washington State University Pullman campus is located in the rich agricultural area known as the Palouse, in eastern Washington. Pullman has a strong school system and a reputation as an excellent..., safe environment. Pullman is eight miles from the University of Idaho at Moscow, Idaho, approximately 80 miles south of Spokane, Washington, which is home to the WSU Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing. The Pullman area offers numerous recreational activities including skiing, fishing, whitewater rafting, camping, hiking, bicycling and rock climbing. In addition, both universities provide a wealth of sports and cultural activities.