The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University invites applications for two full-time, clinical-track, assistant or associate professors in small animal emergency and critical care. Each applicant must have a DVM degree (or equivalent) and must be a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) or eligible to sit for the exam to become board-certified. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for regular or special licenses to practice veterinary medicine in Texas.
The successful candidate will devote up to 75% of his or her time to instruction, consultation and patient care in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. The remaining time will be devoted to integrative classroom and laboratory teaching, development of a creative program of scholarship and research, and academic service. Clinical duties and the responsibility for continued development of emergency and critical care services will be shared among a total of three board-certified criticalists, 3 critical care residents, and several staff clinicians. The Emergency Service admits over 4000 cases per year with the Critical Care clinicians additionally consulting on some 2000 ICU cases. Active supervision of house officers and in-depth participation in resident training (including rounds, journal club, and back-up support) is expected.
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, 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 anniversary.
Interested candidates should submit a statement of career goals and professional interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three individuals who are willing to provide letters of reference to the search committee. Application review will begin January 20th, 2017, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please send applications to Dr. Kate Creevy (Chair of the Search Committee), Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4474. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Creevy at (979) 845-2351, (979) 845-6978 (FAX). Texas A&M University is a smoke-free workplace. Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator fully committed to maintaining diversity among our personnel in order to strengthen the success of our mission.