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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Diagnostic Imaging
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

Date Posted Nov. 12, 2019
Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Diagnostic Imaging
University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
No. Grafton, MA, United States
Department Clinical Sciences
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Core Faculty
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
    Research Professor
  • Radiological Sciences

Contact Information:
Melissa Mazan
Phone: 508-887-4545

Position Description:

Requirements include a DVM degree or its equivalent and completion of an American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) or European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) residency. Preference will be given to individuals who are ACVR or ECVDI board certified. However, board eligible candidates are most welcome to apply. Rank and salary will be commensurate with training and experience. Strengths are required in teaching, research, and clinical service. Excellent opportunities exist to build clinical and translational research collaborations with researchers on all three campuses of Tufts University, within the New England medical community, and beyond. This position allows for external consultation activities subject to University policy. The successful candidate will join 4 other radiologists and 6 residents in the Diagnostic Imaging service, which operates within the Foster Hospital for Small Animals and serves the Hospital for Large Animals.

Both hospitals are in North Grafton, MA and are part of Cummings Veterinary Medical Center, which serves the New England region. Clinical responsibilities include supervision of the service, instruction of clinical-year students, and supervision of interns and residents in all aspects of Diagnostic Imaging, primary case management, and oversight of patients. Enthusiasm for teaching is a requirement for this position and additional responsibilities include didactic teaching and participation in preclinical labs. Time is allotted to take advantage of the collaborative environment for clinical and basic research, and all scholarly activity is valued in the school’s promotions process. A Clinical Trials Office operates at the School and is available for support and consultation.

The newly renovated Diagnostic Imaging service, one of the busiest in the country, features one MRI suite equipped with a 1.5 T Siemens unit and a CT suite equipped with a multi slice Toshiba Aquilon CT both catering to large and small animal patients. The section is also equipped with three DR/CR small animal radiology suites, one DR large animal radiology room and one nuclear medicine suite. Three ultrasound rooms equipped with two Phillips and one Toshiba units with several high frequency transducers cater to the small animal hospital while one additional Toshiba unit serves a busy large animal case load. An active multidisciplinary interventional team also uses a GE 9800 C-arm. The Section manages its digital database with Carestream PACS V.12 software. The Diagnostic Imaging section is also well recognized for its strong residency program approved by the ACVR and the ECVDI.

Tufts Cummings Veterinary School is in Central Massachusetts, an area of New England well-known for its culture, history and natural beauty. The school is close to Boston, a world-class city with easy access to renowned universities, music, museums, dining of every description and history. The area also provides innumerable outdoor attractions including oceans, lakes, and mountains, in all seasons of the year.

This position is available immediately and the search will continue until suitable candidates are identified.

Qualifications: DVM degree or equivalent, and completion of ACVR Radiology residency.

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a letter of intent outlining their interests, experience, and qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and three professional references via Interfolio at Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Melissa Mazan, chair of the Diagnostic Imaging Search Committee, ( or Dr. Leslie Sharkey (, chair of Clinical Sciences, for more information about the Diagnostic Imaging service and this position. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Tufts University shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR ยงยง 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

  • Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Melissa Mazan, Chair, Diagnostic Imaging Search Committee
    Clinical Sciences
    Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
    Dept. of Clinical Sciences
    200 Westboro Road
    No. Grafton, MA 01536


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