Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Small Animal Surgery
March 26, 2018
Gulf Shores, Alabama
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
DVM or equivalent
The Department of Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, is seeking applicants to fill a full-time, non-tenured, 12-month appointment as a clinical faculty member in small animal surgery at the Auburn University Veterinary Referral Center in Gulf Shores, Alabama. This new veterinary referral center will provide veterinary care in support of veterinarians in the Gulf Coast region. The referral center will also participate in the educational mission of the College of Veterinary Medicine, providing continuing education programs for veterinarians and focused clinical instruction to senior veterinary students, interns and residents.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate must be an experienced small animal surgeon and knowledgeable in the operation of a robust surgical service in private practice or academia. Clinical responsibilities will include medical diagnostics and therapeutics of small animal patients and engagement of referring veterinarians. Clinical instruction of participating veterinary students, interns, and residents will be integrated into all aspects of daily operations, including communications with referring veterinarians and clientele. Primary care will not be offered at the referral center.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
Qualified applicants must hold a DVM or equivalent degree and be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.
The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.
Desired Qualifications include having excellent communication skills and a high level of self-motivation, and be a team-builder committed to practicing compassionate high quality medicine.
Internal Number: PN# 145305
About Auburn University
The College of Veterinary Medicine is located on the edge of the Auburn University campus, in the east central Alabama community of Auburn-Opelika. Collaborations with individuals in other Veterinary College departments, on the main campus, and at the University of Alabama and Emory University Medical Schools are available and contribute to the success of Auburn’s clinical programs. Faculty members include specialists in internal medicine, oncology, dermatology, neurology, critical care, anesthesia, clinical pathology, radiology, radiation oncology and surgery. Onsite equipment includes MRI, CT, linear accelerator, hyperbaric oxygen chamber and CRRT unit. The veterinary hospital is a certified level 1 trauma center with 24-hour emergency/critical care capabilities. Specialty equipment for the medicine service includes cystourethroscope, endoscope (Fujinon Eve 400), and 2 dedicated ultrasound machine (Philips IE33 and Acuson P300 ). The hospital is equipped with a state-of-the art interventional suite. The hospital’s interventional team includes faculty from internal medicine, surgery, cardiology, and radiology services.
Auburn University is the land-grant University for ...the state of Alabama and has a contractual affiliation to provide veterinary education for the State of Kentucky. Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2018, it was ranked 46th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees in agriculture and engineering, and the arts and sciences. Its 2017 enrollment of 29,776 students includes 23,964 undergraduates and 5,812 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,450 faculty members offer more than 200 educational programs. The University, nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, has a positive work environment, good student engagement, and a beautiful campus.
Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” and one of the “top ten small towns in the South” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public school systems and regional medical centers. Numerous cultural and recreational venues and idyllic escapes are within 1 hour of Auburn including Callaway Gardens, the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and numerous shopping and dining experiences. Clement weather allows for extensive outdoor recreational opportunities including trails for walking or cycling, Lake Martin with its 600 miles of shoreline, Tuskegee National Forest and other State Parks, all within a short drive from downtown.