Location: Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4545
The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a non-tenure track or tenure track, Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor. The person in this position must have a DVM or equivalent degree from an accredited college of veterinary medicine and must be board certified or board eligible in a relevant large animal specialty (e.g. American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine). Candidates must have experience in large animal emergency and intensive care.
The person in this position will provide after-hours clinical emergency and intensive care service for large animal patients, clinical supervision and teaching of veterinary students assigned to emergency services, and mentoring and training of house officers. The person in this position will provide emergency services for the large animal hospital on weekdays and weekends/holidays on a rotating basis with other faculty. The faculty member will be assigned to clinical duties approximately 65% time with the remaining time assigned to teaching, service, and scholarship. Clinical duties include diagnostic evaluations, diagnoses, medical or surgical therapy, intensive care and monitoring, and client communication. The individual in this position will coordinate the Large Animal Emergency and Critical Care clinical rotation for senior students, and work closely with faculty in providing continuity of care for patients and service to clients. This appointment includes extensive benefits, vacation, and sick leave. Support is also available for professional development and travel.
Application: Interested individuals should submit a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae and names with contact information of three references to:
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4545
Telephone number: 865-974-5703
Fax number: 865-974-5773
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About University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
Our Emergency and Critical Care Service (ECC) team at the University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center’s Equine Hospital treats horses in need of emergency medical and surgical care and is available for Farm Animals including but not limited to cattle, sheep, goats, alpacas, llamas, pigs, and camels that are in need of emergency medical and surgical care. Emergency services are available to local clientele through Field Services and to all farm animals and equine through the hospital service.
The ECC team includes board-certified specialists in surgery, internal medicine, reproduction, anesthesia and radiology and is available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. The Farm Hospital is equipped and staffed to provide continuous intensive care to our hospitalized patients. The ICU has state-of-the-art diagnostic and monitoring equipment and therapeutic services. The UTVMC provides comprehensive diagnostics laboratories (e.g., clinical pathology, cytology, microbiology, parasitology and biopsy) and specialized diagnostic imaging services including radiology, MRI/CT imaging, ultrasound and endoscopy as needed.
Our new intensive care unit separates critically ill patients from the g...eneral hospital population so that they can be under constant observation and receive the highest and most intensive levels of care possible. The ICU further decreases the risk that these compromised individuals might be exposed to other horses in the general ward areas. The state-of-the-art ICU provides specially-designed stalls for managing recumbent and neurologically-compromised patients and has a separate, dedicated equine neonatal ward for intensive care of compromised foals or debilitated dams.
Our veterinary medical center provides comprehensive diagnostics laboratories (e.g., clinical pathology, cytology, microbiology, parasitology and biopsy) and specialized diagnostic imaging services including radiology, ultrasound and endoscopy are available as needed in support of the ECC team.