Veterinary Medicine | Veterinary Clinical Sciences
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time Tenure or Clinical Track faculty position in Small Animal Neurology and Neurosurgery. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in clinical service and teaching. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Individuals who are ACVIM -Neurology Diplomates, ECVN Diplomates or are ACVIM-Neurology residency trained, are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will join a distinguished small animal Neurology program that includes two ACVIM-Neurology diplomates and three neurology residents, in addition to a robust small animal clinical faculty (https://vet.osu.edu/clinical-sciences/clinical-specialties/small-animal-services). The Veterinary Medical Center has state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, including diagnostic imaging (128-slice CT, 3.0-Tesla MRI), an independent rehabilitation service and surgical capabilities at 2 locations: VMC-Columbus and VMC-Dublin. All clinical facilities, including the surgical suites were completely renovated in 2017.
Clinical responsibilities include general neurology and neurosurgery. Teaching responsibilities will include lectures, labs, and clinical teaching of small animal neurology to professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. Clinical-track candidates will be assigned up to 70 % time in clinics, including clinical teaching of students and advanced training of interns and residents. Tenure track candidates will be assigned up to a 50% clinical service commitment. Sponsored research and associated publication are required for tenure track but not required for clinical track faculty, yet clinical research, publications or other scholarly activities to advance clinical veterinary medicine are expected and encouraged. Every faculty member is expected to participate in professional outreach, committee service, and curriculum development. There is a mentoring program for new faculty members to support their academic development as teachers and investigators. There are extensive opportunities for faculty to develop collaborative research endeavors with clinicians and scientists within the College and across the University. The College supports an active Clinical Trials Office (https://vet.osu.edu/vmc/cto) to assist faculty with clinical research. Excellent collaborative opportunities are available in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences and Veterinary Preventive Medicine within the College as well as other units across the University campus, including the comprehensive OSU Wexner Medical Center, which is within walking distance of the College. The College of Medicine (http://medicine.osu.edu) and the College of Pharmacy (www.pharmacy.ohio-state.edu) are a just a few of the resources available to clinicians interested in comparative research.
Minimum Education Required
- D.V.M. or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Individuals who are ACVIM -Neurology Diplomates, ECVN Diplomates or are ACVIM-Neurology residency trained, are encouraged to apply
- DVM; Must have strong communication skills
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences supports a faculty of more than 75 clinical specialists, educators, and investigators along with extensive training programs for professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. The College of Veterinary Medicine (www.vet.osu.edu) is ranked 4th among North American colleges of veterinary medicine by US News and World Report. The Ohio State University (www.osu.edu). Columbus is the largest and fastest-growing city in Ohio, with a vibrant blend of arts and culture; inspired culinary, fashion, music and entertainment scenes; exciting collegiate and professional sports; and an open, entrepreneurial spirit. With a burgeoning downtown, lively urban districts and a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods, it's a city that invites exploration (https://visit.osu.edu/experience)
With seven health sciences colleges and an academic medical center on one campus, Ohio State leads in health innovation. We provide direct patient care to more than 1 million people and 33,000 animals every year. Our integrated teams of clinicians, researchers and educators ensure our communities get the most effective care supported by the best scientific evidence. Through our partnerships at home and around the world, we extend Ohio State’s impact across the state and the globe. No other major university has seven health sciences colleges on one campus (https://u.osu.edu/onehealth/about/health-sciences-at-ohio-state/).
Collegiality, civility, mutual support, and respect for others are strongly held values in the College of Veterinary Medicine. We support diverse beliefs and the free exchange of ideas and expect that faculty, staff, and students promote these values and apply them in a professional manner in all academic endeavors. Candidates should have excellent communication skills and an ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and staff. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.
A priority of our neurology section is maintaining a team atmosphere, working together in clinics, research and in teaching. Collegiality, civility, mutual support, and respect for others are strongly held values in the Veterinary College. We support diverse beliefs and the free exchange of ideas and expect that faculty, staff, and students promote these values and apply them in a professional manner in all academic endeavors.
The candidate should have excellent communication skills and an ability to work cooperatively with students, faculty, and staff. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position is available starting March 1, 2022.
Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Rich Bednarski, Chair, by email (email@example.com) or phone (614-292-7105) or to the search committee chair and section head, Dr. Sarah Moore, by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (614-292-3551). To apply, interested candidates are invited to submit an application, a letter of intent stating professional goals and interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least four references.
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law. Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.