Department of Veterinary Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University, College Station
The Department of Veterinary Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time assistant/associate/full professor, clinical-track, faculty position in Large Animal Ultrasonography. Candidates must have a DVM/VMD or equivalent degree. Applicants that are board certified or have met the requirements to take a certifying exam of a nationally approved specialty are desired. Applicants are required to have interest, experience, training and expertise in equine musculoskeletal and interventional ultrasonography. Applicants are required to also have experience and expertise in sonographic assessment of other large animal species as well as interest and training with other body systems (e.g., abdominal, thoracic, cardiac, ocular, etc.). Applicants must meet requirements for licensure in the State of Texas.
The academic home of faculty members is the Large Animal Clinical Sciences Department at Texas A&M University. The Large Animal Ultrasonography Service does not have a student rotation, but the applicant will have teaching responsibilities with students and house officers, including didactic and laboratory teaching. The ultrasound service provides sonographic imaging for a diverse caseload of horses, and also farm animals and camelids. The selected candidate will be expected to contribute primarily to this service in a collegial and collaborative manner to provide innovative methods to achieve the teaching and patient care missions of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, while participating collaboratively in research and other scholarly activities.
Our large animal hospital is totally climate controlled with a fully staffed intensive care unit. Clinical services include equine orthopedic surgery, equine soft tissue surgery, equine internal medicine, equine sports medicine & imaging, equine theriogenology, and food animal medicine & surgery, each with their own hospital ward. Equine and food animal field services provide ambulatory services. An isolation ward is used for housing horses with potentially transmissible disorders. The imaging facilities within the large animal hospital include a dedicated ultrasonography room with numerous ultrasound units, 3 dedicated radiography rooms (3 digital radiograph machines), and an attached Diagnostic Imaging and Cancer Treatment Center which houses additional imaging equipment including a 3T Siemens Verio MRI, and a 40-slice Siemens CT designed to accommodate both small animals and horses. Outdoor facilities include a covered lameness area and a covered riding arena.
If you would like to join the established, progressive team in large animal ultrasonography at Texas A&M University, please submit: a) a statement of career goals, professional interests and teaching philosophy, b) your curriculum vitae, and c) three (3) letters of reference to:
Dr. Keith Chaffin, Chair of Search Committee
Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Phone or e-mail inquiries may be made directly to (979) 845-9127; (979) 847-8863 (fax), or firstname.lastname@example.org, respectively.
Application review will begin on July 22, 2019 and applications will be considered until the position is filled.
The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and core values.
About Texas A&M University
Texas A&M opened its doors in 1876 as the state's first public institution of higher learning. Today, we stand as a research-intensive flagship university dedicated to sending Aggie leaders out into the world prepared to take on the challenges of tomorrow. At the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), we support collaboration and teamwork that turns today's discoveries into proactive solutions for animals, humans, and the environment. We teach the next generation of large animal veterinarians and researchers, explore answers
to veterinary medical problems, and provide optimal care for animals.
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