The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University invites applications for a clinical track faculty position in veterinary anesthesiology. An applicant must hold a DVM or equivalent veterinary degree and must be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA), or must have completed an ACVAA or ECVAA approved residency and have met the requirements to take the corresponding board exam. Applicants must hold or be able to obtain a regular or special license to practice veterinary medicine in Texas.
The successful candidate will devote approximately 75% of his or her time to clinical instruction and patient care in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). Small and large animal clinical duties will be shared with other veterinary anesthesiologists. Clinical responsibilities will include anesthesia support for the small and large animal hospitals and the Diagnostic Imaging and Cancer Treatment Center. The remaining time will be devoted to classroom and laboratory teaching, the development of a creative research program, and academic service. Numerous opportunities for collaborative research exist throughout the College and University. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with more than 45 small animal faculty members, 30 large animal faculty, and 35 interns and residents in the VMTH.
Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas and one of the nation’s largest and most dynamic universities. More than 58,000 students are enrolled in the University’s 10 academic colleges with greater than 9,000 pursuing graduate or professional degrees and about 520 students in the professional veterinary curriculum. Texas A&M University is a major research university with a growing international focus and outstanding public and private support.
The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is a spacious facility with sophisticated diagnostic and patient care equipment, including but not limited to color-flow Doppler ultrasonography, 4D transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, digital fluoroscopy, scintigraphy, 40 slice CT, 3T MRI, video endoscopy, nuclear imaging, acid-base/blood-gas analyzers, oxygen and inhalant gas analyzers, standard coagulation as well as TEG and PFA analyzers, intraoperative cell salvage machine, phacoemulsification system, pediatric and adult patient ventilators, one-lung ventilation devices, high-flow oxygen therapy and peripheral nerve stimulators. Radiation capabilities include TomoTherapy and iridium implant brachytherapy. Surgical suites and instrumentation allow for complex orthopedic, neurologic, cardiac, thoracic, and abdominal procedures such as stereotactic brain biopsies, cardiac occlusive device implantation, and subcutaneous ureteral bypass device placement. Research equipment available includes lithium and thermodilution cardiac output monitoring, thermal threshold testing, and mechanical threshold testing.
Interested candidates should submit a statement of career goals and professional interests, curriculum vitae, and the names of 3 individuals who have been requested by the candidate to provide letters of professional reference to the search committee chair. Application review will begin December 1st, 2016 and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please send applications to Dr. Joseph Mankin (Chair, Search Committee), Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, 4474 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-4474. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Mankin at (979) 845-2351 (phone), (979) 845-6978 (fax), or e-mail. Texas A&M University is a smoke-free workplace.
Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator.