Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor in Primary Care
Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A&M University
Location: College Station, Texas
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University invites applications for a non-tenure Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor in small animal primary care services. The applicant must hold a DVM or equivalent veterinary degree and must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Texas.
The Primary Care Service is a mandatory 4-week rotation in wellness, general, and preventive care. This includes medicine, basic dentistry, and surgery with the goal of exposing senior veterinary students to a high-quality general practice environment. The majority of the caseload is canine and feline, but interest or board certification in companion animal exotic medicine will be considered. The successful candidate must possess a strong commitment to excellence in patient care, service to clients, and clinical teaching, as well as strong leadership and communications skills. The successful candidate will join a team of primary care clinicians and technicians and has the opportunity to interact with over 50 faculty members in the small animal hospital, 47 interns and residents in the other medical and surgical services in the department, and approximately 150 senior veterinary students. The time commitment will be approximately 75% to clinical instruction and patient care in the hospital. Time not assigned to clinical instruction and patient care on clinical rotations will be devoted to classroom / laboratory teaching (5%), scholarship (10%), and academic service (10%).
Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas and one of the nation’s largest and most dynamic universities. More than 70,000 students are enrolled in the University’s 17 academic colleges and schools with approximately 15,000 pursuing graduate or professional degrees. Texas A&M University is a major research university with a growing international focus, and outstanding public and private support. The College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences has just celebrated its 100th year. College Station offers excellent quality of life, a relatively low cost of living, and easy accessibility to metropolitan and recreational areas.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent, including career goals and professional interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three individuals who have been requested by the candidate to provide letters of professional reference. Applications should be submitted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/86297. Application review will begin on April 15, 2021, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. James Bilof (Chair, Search Committee) at email@example.com or 979-845-2351.
Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in the general practice of small animal medicine. Board certification (i.e., American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, American College of Zoological Medicine, American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine) will be considered favorably, but is not required.
About Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas and one of the nation’s largest and most dynamic universities. More than 68,000 students are enrolled in the University’s 11 academic colleges with greater than 9,000 pursuing graduate or professional degrees and about 520 students in the professional veterinary curriculum. Texas A&M University is a major research university with a growing international focus and outstanding public and private support.