Qualifications: The Department of Clinical Sciences, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applications from qualified individuals for a tenure or clinical track, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position in Radiology. The Radiology Service at Auburn University is committed to excellence in clinical service, research, and teaching professional veterinary students, residents and interns. Applicants for this faculty position must hold a DVM or equivalent degree, have completed a radiology residency, and have achieved diplomate status or be eligible to sit for board certification examination with the ACVR or ECVDI by position start date. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills are required. Eligibility for faculty veterinary licensure in the State of Alabama is also required.
Application Review: Review of applications will begin August 1, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Desired start date is November 1, 2018 but is negotiable depending on availability of successful candidate.
Application Procedure: Please apply online at http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2954
The successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching, clinical service, outreach and research. Teaching responsibilities include clinical and didactic instructional activities related to diagnostic imaging. The percentage of duty assignment will be consistent with the type of position the candidate desires, whether clinical or tenure track. Clinical service includes diagnostic imaging of clinical patients, teaching veterinary students, supervising house officers and consulting with private practitioners. The Section of Radiology is part of the Department of Clinical Sciences. The successful candidate would join 3 radiologists, 1 radiologist/radiation oncologist, 1 radiation oncologist, 4 radiology residents and 5 technologists. This section supports both small animal and large animal teaching hospitals in diagnostic radiology, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and radiation therapy. The 208,000 sq. ft. Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital opened in February of 2014. This hospital features a Siemens digital radiology room and a digital radiology/fluoroscopy room with a flat panel digital fluoroscopic plate. There are 2 additional direct digital rooms equipped with Canon plates, one for afterhours emergency imaging and one for a community practice. There are two large ultrasound rooms housing the ultrasound equipment (Toshiba Aplio 300 and 500), and also included is a separate room for patient preparation. The radiology corridor of the small animal teaching hospital also contains two radiology student rounds rooms, a radiologist work station room, a radiology seminar room in addition to the radiology technologist’s office. In 2004, the 120,000 sq. ft. Vaughan Large Animal Teaching Hospital opened with new x-ray equipment that now includes DR Canon and Konica CR cassettes. Philips ultrasound equipment is available in this hospital as well. The university is upgrading the current MRI and linear accelerator to a Siemens Magnetom Skyra 3T MRI and a Varian Edge Radiosurgery System, both of which will be installed in 2018/2019. These machines will be available for both large and small animal patients. Small animals and horse extremities can be imaged with a 64 slice GE LightSpeed VCT housed in the Ware Diagnostic Imaging Center. The skull of a standing horse can be imaged using helical computed tomography equipment (GE CT/i) housed in the Vaughan Large Animal Teaching Hospital. Nuclear medicine imaging using Enhanced Technologies digital gamma camera with large rectangular field and Mirage software for both small and large animals is also available. All imaging is digital and connected to Merge PACs system and viewed with eFilm and iConnect throughout the hospitals and CVM campus. A new interventional suite is shared with cardiology and contains a GE 9900 C-arm with Nuboom system. On the main Auburn University campus, 3T and 7T Siemens MRI magnets are available for research of small animal diseases.
Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In a recent edition of U.S. News and World Report, it was ranked 37th among public universities. Auburn is an institution that is both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees. Its enrollment of 29,776 students includes 23,964 undergraduates and 4,707 graduate students, including 1,105 professional-doctorate students in Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine. There are 1,330 instructional faculty members distributed across nine Colleges and three Schools with degrees offered in more than 200 academic programs. Auburn University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment, exciting student life, and the beauty of its campus. It is geographically located in a moderate climate with easy access to both beach and mountain recreational facilities and is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, GA & Montgomery, AL. For more information about the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University, please reference our website at www.vetmed.auburn.edu
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