COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE
Clinical Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Full-time, 100% (12-month basis)
Requirements: The successful candidate must have a DVM degree or equivalent and have completed a residency program in small animal internal medicine.
Duties: The Small Animal Internal Medicine Service at the University of Illinois is committed to continuing our service’s and college’s tradition of outstanding service, teaching, and research. The successful candidate will join our existing faculty in providing clinical service and clinical and didactic teaching of professional students, residents, and interns, as well as contributing to the scholarly mission of the College, through either independent or collaborative research efforts. Percent time dedicated to teaching, scholarly activities, and clinical service will be based on the successful candidate’s career goals and the needs of the department. Participation in clinically relevant or basic research projects will be expected. The University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital possesses a comprehensive array of resources in the form of state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical equipment. Opportunities to collaborate with multiple clinical and basic science researchers within the college and university are widely available.
Professional opportunities: The University of Illinois is one of the premier public research universities in the country, known for its uniquely multidisciplinary collaborative research environment. This is an ideal environment for building basic, translational and clinical research excellence in the biomedical sciences. The College of Veterinary Medicine boasts an expert faculty with diverse and complementary interests. Most faculty are actively engaged in veterinary education and research. There are NIH-funded research programs, notably in the areas of reproductive biology and toxicology, oncology, stem cell therapy, and viral, bacterial, parasitic, and fungal infectious disease. Residency programs encompass most veterinary clinical specialties as well as pharmacologic, pathologic, and toxicologic fields. As part of the flagship campus of the University of Illinois, the veterinary faculty enjoys many opportunities to collaborate with researchers in such biomedical fields as chemistry, nanotechnology, and bioengineering on newly emerging solutions to the world’s health problems. The College of Veterinary Medicine faculty have become active in the new Carle College of Medicine on the University of Illinois campus. These students will secure a dual medicine and engineering degree. As a result, there is growing interest in medical devices and the expanding field of laparoscopic and endoscopic interventional medicine. Faculty also provide extensive service to professional organizations and specialty colleges, federal research review boards, college and university governance, and public education venues. The College maintains a full-service 230,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art hospital for farm, companion, and exotic animals that supports, engages, and advances the teaching and research activities of the college. In 2009, the College also established the Chicago Center for Veterinary Medicine, which serves as the College’s headquarters for teaching, and public engagement initiatives in the Chicago area.
We are looking for a candidate who is a strong team player, interested in developing productive research, service, and teaching programs that can integrate with activities of other groups across the UIUC Campus. A motivated candidate will find many opportunities to build a fulfilling and rewarding career.
Personal opportunities: Urbana-Champaign offers the residential advantages of a medium-sized university city, including a rich experience of farm-to-table cuisine, music, art, all-season outdoor activities, and other life-enriching opportunities. In 2010, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign received top rankings by Harvard University’s Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education for its pre-tenure practices promoting work and home balance.
Salary: Commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications.
Starting date: Negotiable
Application procedures: Applicants may be interviewed prior to the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please create your candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu. Candidates are required to upload all application materials, including your letter of interest, resume, and names and email contact information for at least three references by October 15, 2022. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Additional information about the position may be obtained by contacting:
Dr. Jennifer Reinhart, Chair, Search Committee
Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
University of Illinois
1008 West Hazelwood Drive
Urbana, IL 61802-4714
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