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Assistant/Associate Professor of Dermatology
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Date Posted May 10, 2021
Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Dermatology
University University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN, United States
Department Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Dermatology/Allergy
    Veterinary Medicine - General


The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee is inviting applications for a clinical or tenure-track (Assistant/Associate Professor) faculty position in dermatology. The applicant must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) is preferred, but applicants that have completed residency training and are ACVD board eligible are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate is expected to add to the department’s reputation and make contributions to the teaching, service, and research program of the College.

The successful applicant will be one of two veterinary dermatologists. Two residents in dermatology, rotating interns, technicians and veterinary assistants complete the dermatology team at UTCVM. There is an excellent caseload with a wide spectrum of dermatology cases.

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences has clinical specialists in internal medicine, surgery, cardiology, neurology, anesthesiology, ophthalmology, emergency/critical care, behavior, dentistry, physical therapy and nutrition. In addition, there are opportunities to work with the large animal and avian and zoological medicine services on dermatology cases. The faculty promote excellence in patient care and teaching of both veterinary students and house officers.

The successful candidate is expected to continue to develop and provide service in the dermatology sector of the college. The candidate will have teaching responsibilities in the dermatology course for pre-clinical veterinary students as well as the clinical dermatology rotation. The successful candidate will participate in training of residents enrolled in an American College of Veterinary Dermatology approved residency training program.

Opportunities for collaborative research and for the development of an independent research program are available. Expectations in this regard will depend on the candidate’s background as well as effort allocation.

The candidate should have excellent communication skills and the ability to interface well with others in the dermatology team and with clinical colleagues. Salary and rank are dependent on qualifications and experience.

The City of Knoxville is a hidden gem with a beautiful and walkable downtown, varied nightlife, active neighborhoods, and eclectic shopping and restaurants. UT is located within easy driving distance to Asheville, Nashville, Atlanta, and the Great Smoky Mountains.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates are invited to submit a curriculum vitae and a letter of intent stating professional goals and interests as well as the names and addresses of three references to:

Dr. Andrew Cushing, BVSc, MRSVS, Dipl. ACZM
Chair of the Search Committee The University of Tennessee Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences C247 Veterinary Teaching Hospital Knoxville, TN 37996-4544


For additional information, applicants are directed to visit the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine web site at:
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title V/Title IX/SECTION 504/ADEA/ADA employer.

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