Department of Veterinary Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University-College Station
The Professional Programs Office and the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University (http://vetmed.tamu.edu/) invites applications for a full-time, clinical-track, assistant or associate professor to serve as a clinician educator. Preference will be given to individuals with food animal practice experience. Applicants must have a DVM degree (or equivalent). Preference will be given to individuals that are board certified or have met the requirements to take a board examination in a specialty recognized by the AVMA American Board of Veterinary Specialties (ABVS), including ABVP. Applicants must be eligible for a regular license to practice veterinary medicine in Texas. The successful candidate will become part of the Professional Programs group within the Dean’s Office and will have an academic home in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences within the College.
As a clinician educator, this unique position includes a primary role in the three preclinical years of the DVM curriculum. The chosen individual will have a primary instructional role and will participate in instruction of the updated, integrated and highly experiential DVM curriculum. The individual will participate in multiple courses, including the Professional and Clinical Skills (PCS) course, which is contiguous through the first six semesters of the curriculum. In this course students gain clinical skills in the simulation laboratory, professional skills, including communication, ethical decision-making, personal and professional finance and critical thinking skills through problem-based instruction. The successful candidate will become part of the Professional Programs group within the Dean’s Office, and will have an academic home in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences within the College in the individual’s area of professional expertise and interest.
The successful candidate will devote up to 70% of his or her time to instruction in the preclinical curriculum with the remaining time devoted to clinical instruction, consultation and patient care in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in the area of his or her specialty.
Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas and one of the nation’s largest and most dynamic universities. More than 60,000 students are enrolled in the University’s 10 academic colleges with approximately 9,000 pursuing graduate or professional degrees. Texas A&M University is a major research university with a growing international focus, and outstanding public and private support and the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences has just celebrated its 100th year anniversary.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a completed application at the following link: TAMU Workday Jobs. Applicants will be required to include a statement of career goals and professional interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three individuals (who have been requested by the applicant to participate in a telephone reference with members of the search committee).
Application review will begin January 30, 2018, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Karen Cornell at (979) 845-3878 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
About Texas A&M University
The food animal group is currently comprised of 11 faculty members, 8 of whom are board-certified. Food Animal faculty members are distributed among 3 services in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital including Food Animal Medicine and Surgery, Food Animal Field Services, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the West Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Center- Canyon, Texas. The successful applicant will be assigned to Food Animal Medicine and Surgery and provide continuity of Patient Care and Clinical Teaching to house officers and students in the professional curriculum. In addition, the successful applicant will be assigned to after-hours emergency services on a rotational basis.
Food Animal facilities in the VMTH include 3 hydraulic chutes (2 tilt chutes), a hydraulic tilt table and an obstetrical working area. Standing and recumbent surgical suites are available for use by the Food Animal clinicians. The hospital has 13 indoor stalls, one isolation stall, and 4 covered outdoor pens for food animals. There are multiple diagnostic imaging modalities available, including digital radiography, ultrasonography, endoscopy, CT, and MRI.