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Professor of Small Animal Orthopedics - Clinical or Tenure TrackJob Description
The Department of Clinical Sciences at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants to fill a full-time, 12-month appointment. Depending on experience, qualifications and interest, the successful candidate may be appointed to either a tenure-track (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) or non-tenure track (Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) position in small animal orthopedics.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching and clinical service. Teaching responsibilities include the clinical and didactic instructional activities of the professional veterinary medicine and postgraduate training programs related to orthopedics. Clinical service and research responsibilities are negotiable and will depend on the successful candidate’s interests and the type of appointment, i.e. clinical vs. tenure-track appointment.
Requirements/Qualifications: Qualified applicants must hold a DVM or equivalent degree, have completed a surgery residency training recognized by the ACVS and be a Diplomate of ACVS, or qualified to sit for the ACVS certifying examination. For a tenure-track position, research experience is preferred. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills are required in small group as well as large lecture hall settings.
Application Process: Applications should include a letter of intent stating professional goals, curriculum vitae, and the names, mailing addresses, and email addresses of three professional references. Transcripts may be requested at a later date. Applications may be emailed to Ms. Paula Dawson: firstname.lastname@example.org. The original documents should follow by mail addressed to Ms. Paula Dawson, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, 612 Hoerlein Hall, Auburn, AL 36849. Phone: 334-844-8513, FAX: 334-844-5084. General inquiries may be directed to Harry Boothe, DVM, MS, DACVS, Search Committee Chair (email@example.com) or to Ron Montgomery DVM, MS, DACVS (firstname.lastname@example.org) telephone (334) 844-4690.
Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and credentials. Review of applications will commence on June 4, 2012 and will continue until a qualified applicant is recommended for appointment.
About the area: The College of Veterinary Medicine is located on the edge of the Auburn University campus, in the east central Alabama community of Auburn-Opelika. Collaborations with individuals in other Veterinary College departments and on the main campus, including the College of Engineering and new MRI Center contribute to the success of Auburn’s orthopedic clinical programs. A new Small Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital is scheduled to begin construction in April 2012.
Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land-grant institutions. In the 2011 edition of U.S. News & World Report, it was ranked 36th among public universities. Auburn is a high research activity institution, offering Bachelors, First Professional, Masters, Educational Specialist, and Doctors degrees. Auburn University has 1,184 full-time faculty, 159 part-time faculty, and enrolls 25,078 students from all fifty states and nearly one hundred countries, including 20,221 undergraduates, 3,874 graduate students, and 983 first professional students Fall 2010.
The Auburn community has an excellent public school system and strong medical health facilities. Numerous cultural and recreational venues and idyllic escapes are within one hour of Auburn. Outdoor recreational opportunities including trails for walking or cycling, Lake Martin with 720 miles of shoreline, National Forest and State Parks are available. The major metropolitan areas of Atlanta, Georgia Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama are no more than a two hour drive and contain diverse personal interest points and travel venues.
Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.