COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE
POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Full-time 100% (12 month basis), Open-Rank (Clinical-Track or Tenure-Track) Assistant/Associate Professor in Dermatology
Rank and Salary: An attractive compensation package with enrollment in the UIUC health and retirement benefits system will be offered, commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience, qualifications and potential contributions to the College.
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 focused 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, horses, food and fiber animals, and zoological species. We are dedicated to promoting animal health and welfare, an understanding of the human-animal bond, optimized food production systems, and demonstrated focus on 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. The College of Veterinary Medicine boasts an expert faculty with diverse and complementary interests. The Dermatology and Otology Service is currently engaged in collaborative research in dermatoimmunology, dermatomicrobiology, dermatopharmacology, and dermatopathology, with abundant opportunities in other research fields.
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.
Qualifications: A DVM degree (or equivalent) and residency training approved by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) or the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD) are required. Preference will be given to candidates that are a Diplomate of the ACVD or ECVD, hold an M.S. or Ph.D. degree, and/or have a record of excellence in teaching, clinical service and/or scholarly productivity. Strong communication and interpersonal skills and a desire to train professional and graduate students are essential.
Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities are to provide clinical teaching and service in veterinary dermatology, contribute to the instruction of veterinary students, interns, residents and graduate students, establish a strong rapport with clients and referring veterinarians, and relevant research. Teaching responsibilities will include didactic, small group and laboratory instruction. Allocation of time among clinical service, instruction, and research activities will be dependent upon the candidate’s experience and academic interests.
Starting Date: Negotiable.
Closing Date: In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by February 1, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.
Application Procedures: Please create your candidate profile through http://go.illinois.edu/Vet_Dermatology. Upload application materials, including your application letter, resume, transcripts, and names and email contact information for three references by February 1, 2017. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Additional information about the position can be obtained from Dr. Jason Pieper (email@example.com) or Dr. Julia Whittington at the address below or via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a security-sensitive position. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Dr. Julia Whittington, Chair, Search Committee
Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
University of Illinois
1008 W. Hazelwood Drive
Urbana, IL 61802
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).