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Faculty Position in Small Animal Emergency/Critical Care Medicine (003011-2014)

Purdue University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time clinical-track Assistant Professor faculty position in Emergency and Critical Care (ECC).  The successful candidate will join the two current full-time ECC faculty.  The department works with and is supported by a team of board-certified specialists in other areas including anesthesiology, behavior, cardiology, clinical pathology, pathology, dentistry, dermatology, internal medicine, laboratory animal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, surgery, theriogenology and toxicology.  The department is nurturing a growing program which includes experienced emergency doctors, and a residency training program.  The ECC department is supported by 14 licensed veterinary technicians. The ECC service is well established and able to receive and treat advanced trauma cases as well as provide advanced critical care monitoring and support for our patients.  The ECC service has had a consistently growing caseload and receives emergency referrals as well as local emergency cases for Tippecanoe County and the surrounding area.

Qualifications: We seek candidates with effective interpersonal communication skills and outstanding clinical teaching skills.  Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.  The position will be a 100% appointment in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.  Clinical commitment to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital is approximately 70% of the fulltime appointment.   Teaching responsibilities include clinical, didactic and laboratory instruction of DVM students, veterinary technician students, house officers, and graduate students. Primary emergency call is shared with other Emergency/Critical Care faculty.  Clinical research activity in collaboration with VCS faculty www.vet.purdue.edu/vcs/) and PVM faculty is encouraged. Participation in engagement activities, including committee work and delivery of continuing education programs, is expected.  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.

Requirements: Candidates should be visionary, enthusiastic and committed to the continued growth and expansion of the Emergency and Critical Care Program at Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine.  The successful candidate is expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and cultural diversity in the College.  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 April 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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