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Faculty Position in Veterinary Neurology (003003-2014)

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, invites applications for a full-time (12 month) tenure-track or clinical-track Assistant Professor position in Neurology.  The successful candidate will become part of a growing Neurology program and will join the current board-certified faculty members, and 3 residents, and 1.5 neurology technicians. Equipment available on-site includes 1.5T MRI, a 64-slice CT scanner, a neuro-navigation system with minimally invasive capabilities, a Vitom ™ exoscope, electrodiagnostics, an automated tumor resection device and a linear accelerator.

Requirements: The Neurology group’s vision is to be a dynamic and collegial group that provides outstanding clinical service, teaching, and research. The group provides complete small animal neurology and neurosurgery services and large animal neurology consultation services in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (typically 30-50% time commitment for tenure track faculty, 70% time commitment for clinical track faculty). The Neurology group is responsible for education of DVM, veterinary technicians and graduate students, as well as house officers. Clinical-track faculty are expected to collaborate on group clinical research projects.  Tenure-track faculty have their own individual research programs. Major neuroscience collaborations, including brain and spinal cord research, exist within and outside Purdue University. The Neurology service is part of the Small Animal Surgery Section, and enjoys close working relationships with the surgery faculty.  

The successful candidate will actively participate in and support the activities of the Neurology group and have a sincere interest in making outstanding contributions to clinical service, teaching, and research. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills, and be able to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and house officers. Commitment to the College and Departmental missions of learning, discovery, and engagement and support of the College and Department strategic plans (http://www.vet.purdue.edu/strategic_plan/StrategicPlan2008-2014.pdf; http://www.vet.purdue.edu/vcs/files/documents/vcs-strategic-plan-2009-14.pdf) are essential. The successful candidate is expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and cultural diversity in the College.

Qualifications: Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) or European College of Veterinary Neurology.  Candidates with an MS or PhD degree are preferred for the tenure track position. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Applications: Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of intent describing professional goals, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and contact information of three professional references to:  Ms. Tressa Bowman, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2026, email: bowman46@purdue.edu.

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Assistant Tenure Track or Clinical Professor of Veterinary Neurology:  The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, invites applications for a full-time (12 month) tenure track or clinical-track faculty position in Veterinary Neurology at the Assistant Professor level. A DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) or European College of Veterinary Neurology are required. For the tenure track position candidates with an MS or PhD degree are preferred. Candidates must be committed to providing outstanding clinical service; possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills; and participate in collaborative clinical research. A complete job description is available at www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/openings_vet.html; click on the link under Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.

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