The Department of Clinical Sciences at the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a clinical or tenure-track faculty member in the field of Small Animal Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
The selected candidate for this position will:
- Provide effective and efficient patient care and hospital service management. Continually improve quality of care as an integrated member of the surgery section and the teaching hospital as a whole.
- Develop new knowledge in the realm of soft tissue and oncologic surgery by conducting high-quality collaborative research and engage in both clinical and basic research in the diagnosis and treatment of small animal surgical diseases.
- Act as a surgical advisor to referring veterinarians (daily phone consultations) and to other NC State Veterinary Hospital (VH) clinicians.
- Develop innovative and valued didactic and clinical learning experiences for veterinary students, residents, interns, and veterinary practitioners.
- Clinical responsibilities include receiving patients, diagnosis, and surgical management of soft tissue surgery patients referred from veterinarians throughout North Carolina and the southeast.
- Clinical teaching responsibilities include receiving cases, diagnosis, and surgical management of soft tissue cases with senior students, interns/ surgical residents and daily rounds with senior students, interns and residents.
In addition to the aforementioned skills, candidates interested in a tenure-track position must have a proven record in research, which includes the ability to write and develop proposals that will obtain extramural funding.
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere. Aptitude for and desire to teach and mentor veterinary students, house officers, and residents is required along with expertise in small animal soft tissue and oncologic surgery.
DVM or equivalent degree. Must be surgery residency trained. Accepted credentials for ACVS or ECVS exam required by start date. Candidates must meet requirements for a North Carolina Faculty License, or regular North Carolina veterinary licensure.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Diplomate status preferred.
About the Department of Clinical Sciences and the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine
The Department of Clinical Sciences is dedicated to excellence in educating and training veterinarians and comparative biomedical scientists, furthering healthcare and wellness through discovery and clinical research, providing outstanding and compassionate medical care to a diverse range of animal patients, effectively engaging the animal-owning public, government and industry partners, and providing leadership in integrating biomedical sciences to advance One Health.
North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is a dynamic community whose members are dedicated to preparing veterinarians and veterinarian scientists while advancing animal and human health from the cellular level through entire ecosystems.
With over seventeen clinical services staffed by board-certified specialists, many of whom are not only nationally but also internationally renowned, the NC State Veterinary Hospital (VH) is on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine. Patients benefit from the combined expertise of multiple specialists utilizing a team approach to patient health care.
Each year, nearly 22,000 patients are treated in the VH. The VH provides compassionate care, state of the art specialty health care, expert clinical instruction for 4th year veterinary students from CVM, and ongoing investigation of innovative techniques and procedures to further advance the field of veterinary medicine.