The University of Missouri Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (VMS) invites applicants for two (2) Assistant or Associate Teaching Professors (non-tenure track) positions in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Service. Interested applicants please go to https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic to view complete job posting and to apply online for Job 34301.
The successful candidates will be expected to provide teaching and clinical service in the MU Veterinary Health Center, in the Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care section. Teaching activities will be clinical and didactic in nature, and will involve professional students, graduate students, resident veterinarians, and house officers. Some weekend and evening duty should be expected as part of the appointment. Participation in research is possible, with an emphasis on collaborative and clinical projects. The position is a 1.0 FTE/12-month appointment.
The ECC service is equipped with four GE Engstrom Carestation mechanical ventilators, a Vapotherm high flow oxygen unit, Prismaflex system for CRRT and TPE, telemetry, and a Sonosite ultrasound machine. The service currently employs four boarded criticalists, four emergency clinicians, and 12 RVTs. In addition, there is an active residency program, with two residents. The VHC also has eight rotating small animal interns, three of whom are assigned to the emergency service.
Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree and be eligible for professional licensure (faculty or regular license) to practice Veterinary Medicine in the State of Missouri within 3 months of their start date. New faculty hires for this position must be eligible to obtain and maintain DEA and BNDD registrations, once they are licensed to practice Veterinary Medicine in the State of Missouri. Individuals must be either board certified (DACVECC) or have completed a residency program that meets requirements for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC).
Candidates will be assessed based upon clinical, educational, research and professional achievement and potential. Clinical experience, communication skills, organization skills, experience working effectively in diverse environments, and letters of reference will all be considered in selection of a candidate. Potential for candidates to work within the framework of the SAECC service and department will be assessed.
For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Tony Mann at MannF@missouri.edu.
Salary will be commensurate with training and expertise.
Interested candidates should go to https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic to apply online for Job ID 34301. Please be prepared to submit a letter stating professional interests and career goals, a curriculum vitae, professional transcript(s) and contact information including email addresses for three references.
Applications will be reviewed until suitable candidates are identified and hired.
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