The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
February 20, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - Any experience level considered
The Ohio State University Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences invites applications for a full-time faculty position (clinical-track or tenure-track) in Equine Surgery. Applicants must have a commitment to excellence in clinical service and teaching. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Specialty certification by the ACVS or ECVS is preferred. An advanced degree or equivalent research experience is desirable for tenure-track candidates.
The successful candidate will join a distinguished equine surgery program that includes five ACVS diplomates and three surgery residents, in addition to internal medicine, emergency/critical care, and ambulatory services (http://vet.osu.edu/vmc/clinical-services-horse-owners). The Veterinary Medical Center has state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, including high-speed treadmill, nuclear scintigraphy, CT, and 3T MRI.
Clinical responsibilities include general, soft tissue, and emergency surgery. Teaching responsibilities will include lectures, labs, and clinical teaching of equine surgery to professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. Clinical-track candidates will be assigned up to 75% time in clinics, including clinical teaching of students and advanced training of interns and residents. Sponsored research is not required for clinical track faculty, yet clinical research, publications or other scholarly activities to advance clinical veterinary medicine are expected and encouraged. Tenure-track candidates are given at least 50% off-clinic time to meet expectations for developing an extramurally funded research program that includes collaboration with other scientists, advising of graduate student research, and publication in peer-reviewed journals. Every faculty member is expected to participate in professional outreach, committee service, and curriculum development. There is a mentoring program for new faculty members to support their academic development as teachers and investigators. There are extensive opportunities for faculty to develop collaborative research endeavors with clinicians and scientists within the College and across the University. Excellent collaborative opportunities are available in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences and Veterinary Preventive Medicine within the College as well as other units across the University campus, including the comprehensive OSU Wexner Medical Center which is within walking distance of the College. The College of Medicine (http://medicine.osu.edu) and the College of Pharmacy (www.pharmacy.ohio-state.edu) are a just a few of the resources available to clinicians interested in comparative research.
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences supports a faculty of over 70 clinical specialists, educators, and investigators along with extensive training programs for professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. The College of Veterinary Medicine (www.vet.osu.edu) is ranked 5th among North American colleges of veterinary medicine by U.S. News & World Report. The Ohio State University (www.osu.edu) was recently ranked third nationally in the list of best places to work in academia, according to The Scientist magazine. Columbus is the 15th ranked city by size in the United States (population of 1.5 million within the city and metropolitan area) and supports a vibrant, multifaceted community and living spaces that include urban, suburban, and rural. (www.experiencecolumbus.com).
A priority of our equine section is maintaining a team atmosphere, working together both in clinics and in teaching. Collegiality, civility, mutual support, and respect for others are strongly held values in the College of Veterinary Medicine. We support diverse beliefs and the free exchange of ideas and expect that faculty, staff, and students promote these values and apply them in a professional manner in all academic endeavors.
The candidate should have excellent communication skills and an ability to work cooperatively with students, faculty, and staff. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position is available starting July 1, 2018.
To apply, interested candidates are invited to send a letter of intent stating professional goals and interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of four references to: Dr. David Wilkie, Chair, at [email protected] or at Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University, 601 Vernon L. Tharp St., Columbus, OH 43210. Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Margaret Mudge by email ([email protected]) or phone (614-292-6661). The Ohio State University is an EEO/AA Employer and promotes a tobacco-free campus.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Whether you're a clinician, researcher or prospective student, or you're seeking clinical services for your pet or farm animal, you will find an innovative and supportive environment at Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Established in 1885, the College has graduated more than 9,100 veterinarians and our alumni practice in all 50 states and 40 countries. Within Ohio, our graduates make up 85 percent of the practicing veterinarians in the state. Our comprehensive referral Veterinary Medical Center admits more than 35,000 animal patients each year, representing a wide range of species including companion, farm and service animals.
Consider our contributions in advancing veterinary medical education, clinical care and research:
Veterinary college researchers developed the first feline leukemia vaccine, patented by Ohio State, licensed to Zoetis (formally Pfizer), Inc., now routinely used worldwide.
The college is the lead institution in the National Cancer Institute-funded Center for Retrovirus Research and the team leader in the multidisciplinary Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Disease Detection, Treatment, and Prevention Discovery Theme Intitiative.
Facu...lty members have been on the leading edge in the development of advanced orthopedic procedures, including fracture repair and arthroscopy in horses and total hip replacement in dogs.
Faculty in the Farm Animal Health Research Program at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster, Ohio are recognized internationally for their work in infectious diseases.
The college has one of the first and finest clinical residency programs in the nation. We are home to several unique partnerships including the Veterinary Public Health program with Public Health and a Business Minor program with the Fisher College of Business for our Professional Veterinary Students.
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences received the first University Departmental Teaching Award, and the college has produced both University Distinguished Teachers and Distinguished Scholars. The college faculty is well published in scientific literature including leading textbooks and are frequently invited to give lectures at conferences locally, nationally, and internationally.
Learn more about our educational programs in the departments of biosciences, clinical sciences and preventive medicine. Explore our hospital services and state-of-the-art large and small animal clinical service and outreach initiatives. See what our clinics and facilities offer.