University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
Full-time, 100% (12 month basis) Tenure-Track or Clinical-Track Open-Rank Professor in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
The Diagnostic Imaging Service at the University of Illinois (Illinois) is committed to continuing our college’s tradition of outstanding service, teaching, and research. We are looking for a faculty candidate who is a strong team player, interested in developing productive research, service, and teaching programs that can integrate with activities of other groups across the UIUC Campus. A motivated candidate will find many opportunities to build a fulfilling and rewarding career. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications. The start date is negotiable.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu
The successful candidate must have a DVM degree or equivalent and have completed a residency program in diagnostic imaging. Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Radiology or the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, or sufficient completion of ACVR or ECVDI requirements for board eligibility, is required. Preference will be given to candidates with advanced degrees relevant to Biological Sciences or a demonstrated track record of academic/scholarly productivity. Duties:
The successful candidate will join our faculty in providing clinical service, as well as clinical and didactic teaching of professional students, residents, and interns. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the scholarly mission of the College, through either independent or collaborative research efforts. Comprehensive continuing education programs and professional development courses for ultrasound are also provided. Percent time dedicated to teaching, scholarly activities, and clinical service will be based on the successful candidate’s career goals and the needs of the department. Participation in clinically relevant or basic research projects will be expected. Professional Opportunities:
Illinois’ Veterinary Teaching Hospital possesses a comprehensive array of resources in the form of state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical equipment. Specific imaging modalities include the GE Precision 500 digital fluoroscopy unit, GE Proteus units for large and small animal radiography, GE Voluson Echo US unit, Toshiba and MyLab US units, GE Lightspeed 16 slice CT and a Mirage Nuclear Medicine camera. We have a Siemens 3T MRI for small and large animal scanning, a Linear Accelerator vault is currently being constructed and we anticipate adding a 128 slice CT within the next year. Opportunities to collaborate with multiple clinical and basic science researchers within the college and university are widely available.
Illinois is one of the premier public research universities in the country, known for its uniquely multidisciplinary collaborative research environment. This is an ideal environment for building basic, translational and clinical research excellence in the biomedical sciences. The College of Veterinary Medicine boasts an expert faculty with diverse and complementary interests. Most faculty are actively engaged in veterinary education and research. There are NIH-funded research programs, notably in the areas of reproductive biology and toxicology, oncology, stem cell therapy, and viral, bacterial, parasitic, and fungal infectious disease. Residency programs encompass most veterinary clinical specialties. As part of the flagship campus of the University of Illinois, the veterinary faculty enjoys many opportunities to collaborate with researchers in such biomedical fields as chemistry, nanotechnology, and bioengineering, http://bioengineering.illinois.edu
, on newly emerging solutions to the world’s health problems http://healthinitiative.illinois.edu and a new engineering-driven Carle Hospital-Illinois College of Medicine, http://medicine.illinois.edu
. Faculty also provide extensive service to professional organizations and specialty colleges, federal research review boards, college and university governance, and public education venues. The College maintains a full-service 230,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art hospital for farm, companion, and exotic animals that supports, engages, and advances the teaching and research activities of the college. Illinois’ campus includes the 313,000 square foot Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, http://beckman.illinois.edu
. The Beckman Institute is dedicated to fostering interdisciplinary research focused broadly around four themes – Integrative Imaging, Molecular and Electronic Nanostructures, Biological Intelligence and Human Computer Intelligent Interactions. Personal Opportunities:
Urbana-Champaign offers the residential advantages of a medium-sized university city, excellent cultural opportunities, and a high quality of life. In 2010, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was ranked in the top four research universities by the Harvard University’s Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education in balancing work and home. Application Procedures:
For full consideration, applications and related documents (e.g. application letter, resume, copy of your DVM certificate, names and email contact information for three references) should be received by May 1, 2019. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered.
Please create your candidate profile through https://go.illinois.edu/ImagingFac
. The review of applications will begin immediately; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Consideration will continue until suitable candidates are identified for the position. Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Additional information about the position may be obtained by contacting:
Dr. Laura Garrett, Chair, Search Committee
Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine