Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine
Instructor/Assistant Professor of Small Animal Emergency Medicine
Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a faculty position in Small Animal Emergency Medicine. This appointment is non-tenure-track and is a full-time position. The successful candidate will provide clinical services for small animal patients in the Companion Animal Clinic and will participate in various courses within the DVM curriculum.
The following qualifications are required:
DVM or equivalent degree
An internship or equivalent experience
Evidence of excellent clinical and communication skills
A strong commitment to meeting the needs of students, and an understanding of student-centered learning
Collaborative mindset to foster a team-approach to teaching and service
The following qualifications are desirable but not required
MS or PhD degree in a relevant field of study
Additional advanced training in a small animal clinical field
Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and professional education in the health sciences. The University has two campuses -- one in Downers Grove, Illinois and the other in Glendale, Arizona. More than 6,000 full-time students are enrolled in graduate programs in osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nurse anesthesia, cardiovascular perfusion, podiatry, optometry, clinical psychology, speech language pathology, and biomedical sciences. Over 500 full-time faculty members and 400 staff members are dedicated to the education and development of our students in an environment that encourages learning, respect for all members of the health care team, service, interdisciplinary scholarly activity, and personal growth. The addition of veterinary medicine on the Glendale campus provides an excellent opportunity to train students following the principles of One Health at Arizona’s only veterinary college. The MWU-CVM has received provisional accreditation from the AVMA Council on Education and anticipates Full Accreditation in 2018. The first class of 100 students matriculated in August 2014.
The Companion Animal Clinic is a modern and innovative veterinary hospital for small animals. The 111,000 sq. ft. building contains state-of-the-art surgical, dental, and intensive care facilities. The hospital is equipped with digital radiography, fluoroscopy, C-arm, CT, ultrasound, endoscopy, laparoscopy, and arthroscopy equipment. A full-service rehabilitation service is also available for post-surgical patients. In addition to outstanding clinical facilities and equipment, the Companion Animal Clinic houses a pharmacy, a large and well-equipped surgery teaching laboratory, simulated examination rooms for clinical communications training using standardized clients/patients, and ample conference and small-group meeting rooms. A full-service clinical pathology laboratory is present in the building. Adjacent to the Companion Animal Clinic is the Equine and Bovine Center, which houses large animal teaching facilities and small herds of cattle and horses and the Diagnostic Pathology Center, a full-service pathology facility providing postmortem examinations and biopsy services.
We are seeking a faculty member who is excited about participating in the growth of a new veterinary college and having a role in shaping its teaching and clinical programs. While independent research is not a requirement for this position, a certain degree of scholarly activity is expected of all faculty members. Evidence of interest and experience in research will be considered an asset. If you would like to learn more about this position or about the CVM, please submit your letter of intent and application through Midwestern University’s online job board:
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a).
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Midwestern University is developing its newest college and the first College of Veterinary Medicine in the State of Arizona. The University is planning on an inaugural class of 100 veterinary students to matriculate in the fall of 2014.
Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and postgraduate education in the health sciences (https://www.midwestern....edu). The University has two campuses, one in Downers Grove, Illinois and the other in Glendale, Arizona. Over 5,000 full time students are enrolled in graduate programs in Osteopathic Medicine, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Nurse Anesthesia, Cardiovascular Perfusion, Podiatry, Optometry, Clinical Psychology, Speech Language Pathology and Biomedical Sciences. Over 500 full time faculty and 400 staff members are dedicated to the education and development of our students in an environment that encourages learning, respect of all members of the health care team, service and inter-disciplinary scholarly activity and personal growth.