COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE
POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Search Revised - December 21, 2016
Full-time, 100% (12-month basis) Clinical-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (Small Animal)
Salary: Commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications.
Requirements: The successful candidate must have a DVM degree or equivalent, and have achieved ACVECC board certification or have completed residency training and have credentials accepted by ACVECC by the start date of the position. Preference will be given to candidates with ACVECC certification, advanced degree(s), a track record in scholarship, or prior research training.
Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to provide clinical service in veterinary small animal emergency and critical care. The candidate will be expected to contribute to clinical instruction of emergency and critical care residents, interns and veterinary students, and communicate effectively with clients and referring veterinarians. Teaching responsibilities will also include didactic, small group and laboratory instruction of veterinary and graduate students. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in clinically relevant or basic research projects. Candidates interested in collaborative research will find ample opportunities within the College of Veterinary Medicine, as well as with investigators on main campus.
The University of Illinois Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is a full service facility with rapidly growing Emergency and Critical Care Services. The Emergency and Critical Care service is looking for a third faculty to join our 2 small animal criticalists and a 1 large animal criticalist. The ECC service has 18 full-time certified veterinary technicians, 3 ACVECC residents, 2 ER specialty interns, and 7 rotating interns. The ECC service has a NOVA stat CC express, a Puritan Bennett ventilator, access to advanced coagulation technology (TEG, thrombinoscope, platelet aggregation). In addition, on-site services include cardiology, neurology, diagnostic imaging (including CT, and 3T-MRI, Dual Energy X-Ray absorptiometry), internal medicine, surgery (soft tissue, oncologic and orthopedic), clinical pathology and diagnostic pathology. Percent time dedicated to teaching, scholarly activities, and clinical service will be based on the successful candidate’s appointment.
Professional opportunities: The University of Illinois has a tradition of excellence as a Land Grant University and a Tier One Research University. The College of Veterinary Medicine has an innovative professional veterinary curriculum and is also focusing on expanding integration of clinical, applied and basic research efforts across the College and University. A motivated candidate will find many opportunities to build a fulfilling and rewarding career.
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine features modern research and animal care facilities. The faculty and staff provide broad public engagement through operation of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, a regional primary and referral care center for the delivery of state-of-the art veterinary medical services. Faculty conduct discovery, instruction, and service relevant to companion animals, horse, food and fiber animals, exotic, wildlife and zoological species. We are dedicated not only to animal health and welfare, but also to the improved understanding of the human-animal bond, food production systems and ecosystem health. The University of Illinois is one of the premier public research universities in the country, known for its uniquely multidisciplinary collaborative research environment.
Personal opportunities: Urbana-Champaign offers the residential advantages of a medium-sized university city, excellent cultural opportunities, and a high quality of life. In 2010, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign received top rankings by Harvard University’s Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education for its pre-tenure practices in balancing work and home.
Starting date: Negotiable after the closing date.
Application procedures: In order to receive full consideration applications must be received by June 30, 2017. There may be multiple hires and applicants may be interviewed before the closing date. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the closing date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Please create your candidate profile through http://go.illinois.edu/Vet_Emerg_Critical_Care. Upload application materials, including your application letter, resume, transcripts, and names and email contact information for 3 references by June 30, 2017.
Additional information about the position may be obtained from Dr. Santiago Gutierrez (Search Chair) at email@example.com or Dr. Maureen McMichael at firstname.lastname@example.org service head for Emergency and Critical Care.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).