Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Faculty Positions

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The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine announces an outstanding opportunity for two full-time clinical-emphasis faculty positions in small animal emergency/critical care medicine. Candidates with advanced degree, or significant research experience, may also be considered for tenure-track appointment. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Preference will be given to candidates that are board certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care or will be eligible to take the ACVECC certifying examination in 2014. It is expected that the candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in patient management; service to clients and referring veterinarians; and teaching/mentoring of professional and graduate students. Collegiality, mutual support, and respect for others are strongly held values in the College of Veterinary Medicine. The appointee should have excellent communication skills and an ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and staff. The Ohio State University, in an effort to promote the health and well-being of all of its faculty, staff, students, and visitors, has chosen to maintain a tobacco-free environment.

The appointees will join two other criticalists and three residents in the Small Animal E/CC Service within the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, as well as two large animal/equine E/CC faculty members and 1 resident. The Department supports a faculty of over 50 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 5th among North American colleges of veterinary medicine by US News and World Report. The Ohio State University (www.osu.edu) was recently ranked third in the national listing of best places to work in academia, according to The Scientist magazine. Columbus is the 15th ranked city by size in the United States (population over 800,000) and supports a vibrant, multifaceted community (www.experiencecolumbus.com).

The candidates will work in a comprehensive academic veterinary medical center with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment including digital radiography, ultrasonography, computed tomography, 3 Tesla MRI, Interventional Radiology/Medicine suite, mechanical ventilation, non-invasive cardiac output monitoring and dark field microcirculatory imaging. Primary responsibilities include year-round clinical teaching of professional students, interns, and residents and patient care activities related to all aspects of small animal E/CC medicine. Teaching responsibilities will also include participation in didactic lectures and laboratories. The successful candidates will share supervision of a full service, 24-hour, 25-cage intensive care unit, as well as a busy 24/7 emergency receiving service (which sees approximately 5000-6000 cases/year). The ICU is staffed with licensed veterinary technicians (several with VTS E/CC certification) with a mission for excellence in patient care. The ICU is currently managed in an open style with all specialty services providing primary patient care of the patients in the unit. It is anticipated the appointee will interact closely with the faculty and programs in all small animal clinical disciplines and the large animal E/CC program. Faculty members are also expected to be involved in professional and community outreach, continuing education, committee service, and curriculum development.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. Start dates are negotiable with an anticipated start date by summer or fall 2014. Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and continue until the positions are filled. To apply, interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of intent stating professional goals and interests, a curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of four references to Dr. John A.E. Hubbell, Chairperson, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, 601 Vernon L Tharp St., Columbus, OH 43210 or via e-mail (John [dot] Hubbell [at] cvm [dot] osu [dot] edu). Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Edward Cooper, by e-mail (Edward [dot] Cooper [at] cvm [dot] osu [dot] edu), telephone (614-292-7105), or fax (614-292-0895). The Ohio State University is an EEO/AA Employer.