The Louisiana State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital is opening positions for two full time Medical Oncology clinicians to round out our rapidly expanding Medical Oncology service! Medical Oncology provides service for all species for the Oncology service area of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at the School of Veterinary Medicine. Participate in training of oncology residents, interns, veterinary students and visiting interns and residents within the oncology section. Participate in scholarly activities and activities within the Veterinary Clinical Sciences department and oncology section. This position is clinical track.
- Provide clinical expertise and deliver services in the oncology section for all species. This position requires the faculty member to be in charge of the oncology service on a rotating basis. This involves the instruction of students and interns/residents, supervising technologists, and having primary responsibility for case management. The faculty member will have both primary case responsibility and will oversee cases seen by interns/residents in oncology.
- Scholarly activity to include teaching and research
- Assistant Professor: DVM or equivalent and must have successfully completed a residency training program accredited by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology) & must be eligible for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
- Associate Professor: DVM or equivalent with 5 years of related research/teaching/clinical experience and must have board certification by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
- Professor: DVM or equivalent with 8 years of related research/teaching/clinical experience and must have board certification by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
Special or Physical Qualifications:
- Per PS 18- This position is a part of the Emergency Response Personnel - these personnel are linked with the hospital during any emergency response event and are expected to report in and perform as outlined in the emergency response plan.
- Required to work a variety of shifts including nights, weekends and holidays
- Required to be capable of lifting up to 50 pounds, standing or walking for prolonged periods, able to reach above and below the shoulder, vision (near sight), vision (far sight), kneel or sit on the floor, push/pulling, grasping, climbing, sitting, crawling, bending, squatting, and/or twisting.
- *Due to the nature of this position and/or responsibilities, this position is subject to random drug & alcohol testing in accordance with University Policy Statement 67*