Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine
The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University invites applications for a non-tenure-track clinical track faculty position in small animal internal medicine, including minimally invasive procedures on an 11-month appointment
The successful candidate will devote up to 75% time to clinical instruction and patient care in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), with at least 50% of that time as the senior clinician responsible for cases requiring minimally invasive, image-guided procedures (urinary, digestive, respiratory hepatic, and vascular). Clinical duties and continued development of the small animal internal medicine service will be shared with a total of 6 full- and part-time internists in the department, and internal medicine residents. Clinical responsibilities will include primary management of cases, instruction of veterinary students, mentorship of interns and residents, and participation in after-hours coverage. The remaining time will be devoted to classroom and laboratory teaching, the development of a creative research program, and academic service. Active supervision of house officers and in-depth participation in intern/resident training (including topic rounds, journal club, and back-up support) is expected. Numerous opportunities for collaborative research exist throughout the College and University. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with more than 45 small animal faculty members, and 35 interns and residents in the VMTH.
The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is a well-equipped facility with sophisticated diagnostic and patient care equipment, including 4D transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, scintigraphy, 40 slice CT, 3T MRI, a wide range of video and rigid endoscopy equipment, nuclear imaging, intraoperative cell salvage transfusion equipment, phacoemulsification system, pediatric and adult patient ventilators, one-lung ventilation devices, high-flow oxygen therapy, and peripheral nerve stimulators. The hospital maintains Mimics and Echopixel licenses for three-dimensional reconstruction, with easy access to 3D printers. Radiation capabilities include TomoTherapyâ and iridium implant brachytherapy. Surgical suites and instrumentation allow for complex orthopedic, neurologic, cardiac, thoracic, oncologic, and abdominal procedures, both traditional and minimally invasive. Two C-arm suites (one surgical and one in non-sterile area) allow for a wide range of interventional radiology/endoscopy procedures including tracheal, ureteral, urethral and nasopharyngeal stenting, subcutaneous ureteral bypass placement, attenuation of intrahepatic shunts, and renal sclerotherapy.
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.
Interested candidates should submit a statement of career goals and professional interests, curriculum vitae, and the names of 3 individuals requested by the candidate to provide letters of professional reference. Application review will begin April 1, 2021 and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/85687.
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.
An applicant must hold a DVM or equivalent veterinary degree and must be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM), European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM), or have completed an ACVIM- or ECVIM-approved residency and met the requirements to take the corresponding board exam. Applicants who have completed or are completing advanced training in minimally invasive procedures are preferred but not required. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for regular or special license to practice veterinary medicine in Texas