The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine
invites applications for a full-time clinical track faculty position in Small Animal Community Practice. The position is at the Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor level, depending on qualifications and experience. This position will be available as of June 1, 2020 or until filled. Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years clinical experience in companion animal medicine and/or have completed a small animal internship in medicine and surgery. The ideal applicant will have clinical teaching experience as well as board certification or eligibility by an AVMA-recognized veterinary specialty organization.
The missions of the Department are to educate veterinary students and graduate veterinarians to meet the needs of the pet-owning public, to provide advanced patient care, and to generate new knowledge in pet health through basic and applied research. Clinical track faculty at the University of Tennessee are expected to participate in teaching, service, and scholarship programs of the College. Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include clinical service and instruction in small animal community practice to DVM students and house officers, didactic program instruction within the preclinical curriculum, and collaboration in clinical discovery or scholarship.
The University of Tennessee Tickle Small Animal Hospital is a comprehensive and fully equipped facility with the expertise needed to provide advanced medical care. Specialty services supported by departmental faculty include: internal medicine, oncology, neurology, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, dentistry, ophthalmology, dermatology, behavior, radiology, radiation oncology, anesthesiology, nutrition, physical therapy, shelter medicine, zoo, and exotic and avian medicine and surgery. The College also houses a nationally renowned Veterinary Social Work program with 3 full-time faculty and staff members. Facilities include: nuclear medicine, computerized tomography, MRI, radiation therapy, video endoscopy, laparoscopy, hyperbaric unit, and physical therapy. The hospital provides VECCS Level I emergency and critical care service 24 hours per day, 365 days a year.
The Community Practice clinic serves dogs and cats belonging to students, faculty, and staff of the University of Tennessee and is not open to the general public. Pets are seen primarily for wellness, illness, minor surgery, dentistry, and senior screening. The successful candidate will be proficient in teaching spay, neuter, and dental procedures. In addition to this position, the service includes 1 faculty, 2 technicians, and 1 veterinary assistant.
The University of Tennessee, located in Knoxville Tennessee, is a vibrant small city located between the Great Smoky Mountains and Cumberland plateau, an area with rich biodiversity and natural beauty. The Knoxville Urban Wilderness provides over 50 miles of trails and greenways within the city offering ample opportunity for outdoor recreation. Knoxville has an energetic cultural downtown area with excellent restaurants, bustling farmer’s markets, live music of all genres, ballet, theater, frequent art and cultural festivals, and men’s and women’s sporting events. The metropolitan areas of Nashville, Atlanta, Asheville, and Chattanooga are only a short drive away.
Review of applicants will begin May 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Qualified individuals are invited to submit an application consisting of: 1) letter of professional goals, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) names of three professional references to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Julia Albright at firstname.lastname@example.org or C247 Veterinary Medical Center, Knoxville TN, 27996-4544.
For additional information, applicants are also directed to visit the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine website at: www.vet.utk.edu/
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years clinical experience in companion animal medicine and/or have completed a small animal internship in medicine and surgery. The ideal applicant will have clinical teaching experience as well as board certification or eligibility by an AVMA-recognized veterinary specialty organization.
About University of TN College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Small Animal clinical Sciences