The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) seeks to fill a clinical track, full-time, 12-month renewable position within the Neurology/Neurosurgery section of its Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The position will join a team whose primary mission will be clinical teaching, clinical service and scholarship. The position is available immediately. Depending upon research background and experience, there may be an opportunity to negotiate conversion to a tenure-track position within three (3) years in rank, subject to university policy.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful applicants will have responsibility for participation in clinical service; clinical, laboratory, and didactic (classroom) teaching of professional veterinary students, interns, residents, and graduate students; will provide health care and service to patients of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital; will advise and consult with referring veterinarians and clients; will develop a creative, independent/collaborative, basic and/or clinically-oriented research program in Neurology/Neurosurgery; will be in direct support of a neurology residency program; and will provide leadership in directing research projects of residents and graduate students. Successful applicants must be able to effectively communicate, work collegially, and collaborate with diverse internal and external constituencies.
Review of applications begins September 15, 2019 and continues until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants are required to submit electronic application including; 1) cover letter which summarizes candidate’s qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) summary of teaching interests and goals; 4) summary of research interests and goals; and 5) the contact information for three (3) professional references. Apply at, www.wsujobs.com. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Annie Chen-Allen, Chair of the Search Committee, by email (avchen@.wsu.edu) or by telephone (509) 335-0821.
The candidate must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or a related foreign equivalent degree (such as a BVSc), and be residency trained in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) (ACVIM) or certified before date of hire.
Preferred qualifications include board certification in ACVIM (Neurology), European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN), an advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in an area related to Veterinary Science, possess a record of scholarly productivity and evidence of expertise in teaching, and evidence of accomplishments that demonstrates the potential to become an outstanding scholar and educator.
About Veterinary Clinical Sciences
AREA OVERVIEW: The mission of VCS is to serve the community through education and through generation and dissemination of new information, for the benefit of animal and human health and well-being. The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/, is organized into five departments, including VCS, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP), Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN), the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB), and the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. The CVM and VCS faculty have research strengths in infectious diseases, neuroscience, and pharmacogenomics. These areas provide diverse research opportunities for the applicant.
Washington State University is a PAC-12 school and a land-grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 21,000 students on its Pullman campus and another 10,000 students statewide. The University of Idaho, also a land-grant university, is located in Moscow, Idaho, 8 miles from the Pullman campus. These communities offer a friendly, small-town living environment and access to a rich assortment of cultural, recreational and athlet...ic attractions. Pullman (population 34,000) has a four-season climate, clean air, good schools, affordable homes, and a low crime rate. Pullman is 75 miles south of Spokane, Washington, and lies close to recreational areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit: http://www.pullmanchamber.com. The university’s web page, www.wsu.edu, offers additional information about WSU and the surrounding area.
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