Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Location: Leesburg, Virginia
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 518550
The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center (EMC) in Leesburg, Virginia, part of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech, invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time, calendar year non-tenure track position as a Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor of Equine Surgery. Salary and faculty rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The duties of this position have an emphasis toward clinical service responsibilities in all aspects of equine surgery including shared after-hours emergency coverage. The successful candidate will participate in veterinary student experiential learning and intern and resident clinical training. Opportunities for didactic teaching are available. Scholarly activity and participation in collaborative research corresponding to a non-tenure track faculty position will be expected.
Applicants must be committed to excellent patient care, exceptional client service and strong referring veterinarian relationships. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and an enthusiasm for providing the highest standards of patient care. Participation in continuing education and outreach activities that promote the reputation of the EMC is expected.
A demonstrated ability to be innovative, flexible and adaptable in a busy hospital environment is highly desirable. Dedication to a team-oriented, professional and collegial hospital workplace that promotes the principles of equal opportunity and diversity and fosters a positive culture of collaboration and professionalism for all EMC employees is essential.
DVM or equivalent degree; successful completion of an approved residency training program by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) by appointment start date, or board certification by the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS); must be eligible for a Virginia faculty veterinary license by appointment start date; and excellent communication skills and interpersonal interactions.
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS); additional board certification or successful completion of an approved residency training program by the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation (ACVSMR) or the American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ACVECC); advanced clinical experience: experience in teaching; and demonstrated record of scholarly activity.
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