Assistant or Associate Professor and Director of Surgical Skills
Louisiana State University
Location: Baton rouge, Louisiana
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R00078977
Your next career opportunity awaits at LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. One of only 33 veterinary schools in the United States, LSU Vet Med is experiencing unprecedented growth as we seek to improve and protect the lives of animals and people through superior education, transformational research, and compassionate care. We are dedicated to building a premier team of world-renowned clinicians, educators, and researchers to provide an elite healthcare experience in Louisiana and the region. This is where science meets passion and global health prevails. We hope you will join us as we explore what is possible.
We are seeking our next Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Surgical Skills. As Director, you will lead our veterinary surgical skills training program and work closely with the Director of Clinical Skills to deliver an integrated procedural skills curriculum that trains our students to be ready to enter practice at graduation. You will supervise veterinary students in performing surgical skills throughout our Phase I curriculum, including overseeing pre- and post-operative care of live animals undergoing surgery by our third year students. You will oversee a team of technicians that support the surgical skills program. You will also contribute to clinical instruction of clinical year students and house officers in primary care practice.
About Baton Rouge, Louisiana:
The LSU campus is located in beautiful Baton Rouge, a vibrant and growing metropolitan area with over 300 years of history. Enjoy amazing culinary experiences, unique architecture, a thriving arts scene, unparalleled musical performances, thrilling sporting events, vibrant festivals and celebrations, and southern hospitality at its finest.
We are just an hour’s drive from the international city of New Orleans, the home of Mardi Gras, jazz music, and restaurants that are among the finest in the world. We are surrounded by natural beauty that is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy a short trip to the shores of the Gulf of Mexico for beautiful beaches, or explore the bayous of the Atchafalaya Basin, a vast natural wonder with a storied past. A world of new experiences awaits you in the heart of Louisiana.
To learn more about LSU Vet Med and Baton Rouge, please visit the links below:
LSU Vet Med: A Dynamic Biomedical Campus Shaping the Future of Animal and Human Health - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VK5x-ivpbBU) LSU Vet Med website (https://www.lsu.edu/vetmed/index.php) Baton Rouge visitor information (https://www.visitbatonrouge.com/)
Interested in learning more about this career opportunity?
For a full list of qualifications and how to apply, visit: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/Veterinary-Medicine-Building/Assistant-Associate-Professor-and-Director-of-Surgical-Skills_R00078977
Questions are welcome and can be directed to the Search Committee Chair. Please contact Heidi Banse at firstname.lastname@example.org
We teach. We heal. We discover. We protect. Join us at LSU Vet Med as we make a profound difference in global health!
About LSU: LSU is the State’s flagship research university and carries the designation of “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation. It is one of 21 universities nationwide holding land-, sea-, and space-grant status. LSU enjoys a lively and diverse community of more than 36,000 faculty, staff, and students from every state and more than 120 countries. Occupying 2,000 acres on the Mississippi River in Louisiana’s capital city, Baton Rouge, LSU is approximately 80 miles northwest of New Orleans in the heart of the culturally diverse delta region. LSU’s campus, largely of Italian Renaissance architecture, is regarded as one of the top 20 most beautiful campuses in the United States with 57 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places and over 1,200 magnificent Live Oak trees, amongst numerous magnolia grandiflora, crape myrtle, camellia, and azalea.
Benefits: LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts and more!