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Job ID: 175526

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor for Soft Tissue Small Animal Surgery- Tenure or Clinical Track
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College


Date Posted Dec. 23, 2021
Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor for Soft Tissue Small Animal Surgery- Tenure or Clinical Track
University Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Department School of Veterinary Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
    Professor
  • Surgery/Surgical Sciences
    Small/Lab Animal Medicine
    Veterinary Medicine - General
 
 

Job Description:
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Louisiana State University is searching for a Companion Animal Surgeon to be ranked as an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor with a clinical, tenure track, or tenure academic appointment. Opportunities exist for activity split between soft tissue and soft tissue/oncologic surgery.

Clinical Track Position Requirements

70% – Participate in the Companion Animal Surgery Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and cooperate with other clinical faculty in clinical teaching and hospital practice; support the emergency service through provision or supervision of companion animal surgery

30% – Scholarly activities to include teaching and collaborative research

Minimum Qualifications :

Assistant Professor: DVM or equivalent and must have successfully completed a residency training program accredited by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) & must be eligible for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS).

Associate Professor: DVM or equivalent with 5 years of related research/teaching/clinical experience & Must have board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and/or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)

Full Professor: DVM or equivalent with 8 years of experience & must be board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and/or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)

Tenure Track Position Requirements

50% – Participate in the Companion Animal Surgery Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and cooperate with other clinical faculty in clinical teaching and hospital practice; support the emergency service through provision or supervision of companion animal surgery

50% – Scholarly activities to include teaching and collaborative research

Minimum Qualifications :

Assistant Professor: DVM or equivalent and must have successfully completed a residency training program accredited by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) & must be eligible for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS).

Associate Professor: DVM or equivalent with 5 years of related research/teaching/clinical experience & Must have board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and/or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)

Full Professor: DVM or equivalent with 8 years of experience & must be board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and/or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)

Preferred Qualifications (all ranks & academic appointments):
Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Experience in clinical investigation and/or team research.

Special or Physical Qualifications (all ranks & academic appointments):
Required to work a variety of shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Per LSU PS 18- This position is a part of the Emergency Response Personnel – these personnel are linked with the hospital during any emergency response event and are expected to report in and perform as outlined in the emergency response plan.

Required to be capable of lifting more than 50 pounds, standing, sitting or walking for prolonged periods, able to reach below and above shoulder, vision (near sight), vision (far sight), pull/push, grasp, kneel or sit on the floor, bending, squatting, and/or twisting.

Due to the nature of this position and/or responsibilities, this position is subject to random drug & alcohol testing in accordance with LSU PS 67.

Special Instructions:
A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original DVM transcripts are required prior to hire. Education received outside of the US will require a credential evaluation by an NACES member.

Please provide an updated CV and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

Additional Position Information:
Background Check – An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits – LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

COVID-19 Vaccine Protocol:
LSU requires the COVID-19 vaccine for all students, faculty, and staff or mandatory monthly testing. New employees must either submit proof of vaccination within three (3) days of their official start date, otherwise they will be entered into the mandatory monthly testing protocol beginning in November 2021.

HCM Contact Information:
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu


  • LSU IS COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY AND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Cody LeJeune
    School of Veterinary Medicine
    Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
    Baton Rouge, LA
  •  
  • clejeune2@lsu.edu

 

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