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Asst or Assoc. Professor CY

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on September 13, 2019

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine announces a search to fill a tenure-track faculty position in cardiology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will share service and teaching responsibilities with two other faculty cardiologists. The position will provide the opportunity to develop a collaborative research program in the discipline of cardiology with others throughout the Department, College and University.


The successful candidate will participate in didactic instruction in cardiology and related disciplines, clinical instruction of professional students in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, and training of interns, residents and graduate students in various disciplines. The clinical cardiology service supports a residency training program, and the successful candidate will share responsibilities associated with resident training.
• Additional service responsibilities include consultations within the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and outside referring veterinarians, participate in continuing education programs of the College and participate in faculty governance activities.
• The applicant must be committed to excellence patient management, client service, and clinical teaching.
• Participation in departmental service activities, such as meetings, resident seminars, journal club and rounds is expected.
• Research responsibilities will vary based on the interest and qualification of the candidate and may include collaborative or translational research. The successful candidate will be encouraged to work within ongoing research programs and contribute to the scholarly achievements of the research team.  

Required Qualifications:

• DVM or equivalent degree. Employer will accept degree that is equivalent to DVM or foreign equivalent of DVM.
• Successful completion of an approved residency training program by American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM- Cardiology) or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM - Cardiology) 
• Proficiency in cardiology

Preferred Qualifications:

• Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM- Cardiology) or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM - Cardiology)
• Advanced Degree (MS, PhD)
• Advanced Clinical Experience 
• Research Experience
• Experience in Teaching
• Track Record of Scholarly activity
• Good interpersonal skills and team player

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

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