The Ohio State University Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences invites applications for a full-time faculty position (clinical-track or tenure-track) in Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery. Applicants must have a commitment to excellence in clinical service and teaching. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Specialty certification by the ACVS or ECVS will be required. Individuals who will be ACVS board eligible are encouraged to apply. An advanced degree or equivalent research experience is desirable for tenure-track candidates.
The successful candidate will join a distinguished small animal surgery program that includes nine ACVS diplomates, a clinical instructor in soft tissue surgery, a Fellow in Surgical Oncology and 8 surgery 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-Tesla MRI), an independent rehabilitation service and surgical capabilities. All
Clinical responsibilities include general soft tissue surgery including some oncologic and emergency surgery. Teaching responsibilities will include lectures, labs, and clinical teaching of small animal soft tissue surgery to professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. Clinical-track candidates will be assigned up to 65-70 % time in clinics, including clinical teaching of students and advanced training of interns and residents. Sponsored research is not required for clinical track faculty, yet clinical research, publications or other scholarly activities to advance clinical veterinary medicine are expected and encouraged. Tenure-track candidates are given at least 50% off-clinic time to meet expectations for developing an extramurally funded research program that includes collaboration with other scientists, advising of graduate student research, and publication in peer-reviewed journals. 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 program (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 two of the many resources available to clinicians interested in comparative research.
Additional Information for Applicants::
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences supports a faculty of over 70 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 U.S. News & World Report. The Ohio State University (www.osu.edu) was recently ranked third nationally in the list of best places to work in academia, according to The Scientist magazine. Columbus is the 15th ranked city by population in the United States (population of 1.5 million within the city and metropolitan area) and supports a vibrant, multifaceted community and living spaces that include urban, suburban, and rural. (www.experiencecolumbus.com). We prioritize maintaining a team atmosphere while 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. The position is available beginning in January 2020. Applications will be accepted immediately and continue until the position is filled.
To apply, interested candidates are invited to send a letter of intent stating professional goals and interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of four references to: Dr. Richard Bednarski, Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University, 601 Vernon L. Tharp St., Columbus, OH 43210. Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Mary McLoughlin by email (Mcloughlin.email@example.com) or phone (614-292-7105). EEO/AA Employer.
Physical Requirements: Pushing/pulling/lifting up to 50 pounds, exposure to animal dander and/or zoonotic diseases, exposure to needle sticks, hazardous chemicals, and/or bio hazardous waste.
D.V.M. or an equivalent combination of education and experience; specialty board certification; requires Ohio Veterinary license.
Target Salary: Negotiable
Job Category: Instructional/Faculty
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.