The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time tenure or clinical track faculty position in small animal emergency and critical care medicine. The position is at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level, depending on qualifications and experience. Requirements for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree, completion of a formal residency in emergency and critical care medicine, and board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
The mission of the Department is to educate veterinary students and graduate veterinarians to meet the needs of the pet-owning public, to provide advanced patient care, and to generate new knowledge in pet health through basic and applied research. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to these departmental efforts by participating in the teaching, service, and scholarship programs of the College. Responsibilities will include clinical, didactic, and laboratory teaching of small animal emergency and critical care to professional students, interns, and residents; presenting continuing education lectures at the local and national levels; and contributing to the clinical research program.
The University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center is a Level I VECCS Facility. Our comprehensive and completely equipped facility has the expertise needed to provide advanced medical care and to support research programs. Specialty services supported by departmental faculty include internal medicine, cardiology, medical oncology and radiation oncology, neurology, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, dentistry, ophthalmology, dermatology, radiology, nutrition, anesthesiology, physical rehabilitation, and avian/exotic and zoological medicine. Facilities at the Veterinary Medical Center include MRI, computed tomography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, video endoscopy, laparoscopy, DEXA scanning hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and physical therapy. The hospital provides emergency and critical care service 24 hours per day 7 days per week. The Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) service includes a full time staff of 3 criticalists, 1 internist, 2 residents, 9 rotating interns, and 16 licensed veterinary technicians (2 VTS). Candidates should be willing to work flexible hours to support the growing ECC service. The state of the art critical care unit includes a Puritan Bennett Covidien ventilator, Snyder oxygen cages, 70:30 heliox, NOVA pHOX ultra blood gas/ critical care analyzer, multiple point of care analyzers, and a DRE 4 channel telemetric ECG.
The University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center is located in Knoxville, TN, in the Foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Knoxville is a vibrant town, which was recently named by Trip Advisor as a “Top 10 Destination on the Rise.” Knoxville offers numerous opportunities to experience cultural events, live music, shopping, and restaurants. It also offers a wide array of outdoor recreational activities, including hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, and extensive road and mountain biking opportunities. Knoxville is within a day's driving distance from two-thirds of the population of the United States, with Chattanooga, Nashville, Atlanta, Asheville, and Cincinnati being some of the many nearby destinations. The University of Tennessee is Tennessee’s flagship land grant university and is noted for its high level of research activity.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified individuals are invited to submit an application, including a letter of intent with a statement of professional goals, curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references to:
For additional information, applicants are directed to visit the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine web site at www.vet.utk.edu/.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Requirements for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree, completion of a formal residency in emergency and critical care medicine, and board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
About The University of Tennesee, College of Veterinary Medicine
The College of Veterinary Medicine was established by an act of the Tennessee Legislature in 1974. The College is part of the University of Tennessee statewide system and is located on the Agricultural Campus of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
Tennessee boasts one of only 28 veterinary colleges in the nation, providing opportunities for Tennessee students, while serving pet owners and... the livestock industry as well as protecting public health, enhancing medical knowledge and generating economic benefits to the state and nation.