Job ID: 118095

Tenure-Track or Clinical Track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Equine Surgery

The University of Tennessee

  • Jan. 8, 2019
 
  • Tenure-Track or Clinical Track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Equine Surgery
  • Dept. of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
  • The University of Tennessee
    Knoxville, TN
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Equine Medicine/Surgery
    Veterinary Medicine - General
 
 

Tenure-Track or Clinical Track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Equine Surgery. The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee is seeking applications for a tenure track or clinical track equine surgery position at the assistant / associate / full professor rank.

Requirements include a DVM / VMD degree or its equivalent and ACVS board certification. Candidates eligible (credentialed) to sit the ACVS certification examination or having ECVS certification may be considered. An advanced degree (PhD, MS) with expectation to establish a sustainable equine research program including regular per-reviewed publications is expected for tenure-track candidates. Clinic-track candidates are expected to contribute to the discovery of new knowledge and regularly publish scholarly work. Based on the appointment, responsibilities will include clinic service, didactic and clinical teaching of students and house officers, research or scholarly activities, outreach, and governance. The successful applicant will join other equine surgical faculty on the service.

The full-service hospital for large animals provides primary, referral, and emergency care. Emergency duty is split between an emergency clinician and the clinical faculty. The hospital has a new, state-of-the-art and fully equipped surgical facility, including arthroscopy, laparoscopy, lasers, nuclear imaging, DR, CT, MRI, fluoroscopy c-arm, dynamic and stationary video endoscopy, thermography, and ultrasonography. The equine hospitals include lameness diagnostic facilities, indoor arena, and Equine Performance and Rehabilitation Center with underwater treadmill, cold salt-water therapy unit, vibration platform, farrier service, therapeutic lasers, and more.

Applications are desired by February 15th , 2019 but will be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of four people willing to supply references to: Catheryn Hance, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, 2407 River Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-4545, Phone: (865) 974-5703, Fax: (865)974-5773, Email: chance1@utk.edu. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA Employer.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Catheryn Hance
    Dept. of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    The University of Tennessee
    2407 River Drive
    Knoxville, TN 37996-4545
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  • 865-974-5703
  • 865-974-5773
  • chance1@utk.edu

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