The Ohio State University Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences invites applications for a full-time clinical-track faculty position in Equine Surgery. Applicants must have a commitment to excellence in clinical service and teaching. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Specialty certification or eligibility for certification by the ACVS or ECVS is required.
Clinical responsibilities include general, and emergency surgery. Teaching responsibilities will include lectures, labs, and clinical teaching of equine surgery to professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. Clinical-track candidates will be assigned up to 75% time in clinics, including clinical teaching of students and advanced training of interns and residents. Sponsored research is not required for clinical track faculty, yet clinical research, publications or other scholarly activities to advance clinical veterinary medicine are expected and encouraged. A strong and varied caseload catering to a mix of equine disciplines is coupled with a collaborative environment within the Galbreath Equine Center. Clinical responsibilities will include coverage of general surgery with some emergency duty, but the service is dedicated to facilitating growth of the successful candidate’s specific interests. Every faculty member is expected to participate in professional outreach, committee service, and curriculum development. There is a mentoring program for new faculty members to support their academic development as teachers and investigators. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to integrate into the College’s signature programs, Comparative and Translational Oncology (https://vet.osu.edu/signature-programs/comparative-and-translational-oncology) and Infectious Disease (https://vet.osu.edu/signature-programs/infectious-disease) for collaborative research within the college, Center for Clinical and Translational Science (https://ccts.osu.edu) and Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Engineering, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Two shared resources provide extensive support for research; the Blue Buffalo Clinical Trials Office/Biospecimen Repository, also known as the Veterinary Clinical Research Support Shared Resource (VCRSSR, supported by the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center and Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences) and the Comparative Pathology and Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource (CPMPSR). Opportunities also exist for faculty to develop collaborative research with scientists in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences and Veterinary Preventive Medicine.
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences supports a faculty of over 75 clinical specialists, educators, and investigators along with extensive training programs for professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. The Equine Surgery service (https://vet.osu.edu/vmc/equine/our-services) is located within the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) Columbus (http://vet.osu.edu/vmc) with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, including linear accelerator, electrochemotherapy unit, high-speed treadmill, nuclear scintigraphy, Equinosisò Lameness Locator, 128-slice CT, and 3T MRI. The successful candidate will join a distinguished equine surgery program that includes five ACVS diplomates and three ACVS surgery residents. In addition, equine internal medicine, emergency/critical care, and ambulatory services () are components of our integrated equine program. A priority of our equine section is maintaining a team atmosphere, working together both in clinics and in teaching.
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine aspires to be the model comprehensive college of veterinary medicine in the world, impacting animal and human health through innovation, collaboration, and excellence. Rooted in the foundational principles of health and wellbeing, diversity and inclusion, advancing partnerships, resource stewardship and alignment with The Ohio State University’s strategic plan, the College of Veterinary Medicine seeks to make a difference through six key goals outlined in the Be The Model™ Strategic Plan (https://vet.osu.edu/about-college/strategic-plan).
Our highly ranked DVM degree program has a prestigious history of outstanding graduates and leaders. The College of Veterinary Medicine (www.vet.osu.edu) is ranked 4th among North American colleges of veterinary medicine by U.S. News & World Report. Columbus is the largest and fastest-growing city in Ohio, with a vibrant blend of arts and culture; inspired culinary, fashion, music and entertainment scenes; exciting collegiate and professional sports; and an open, entrepreneurial spirit. With a burgeoning downtown, lively urban districts and a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods, it's a city that invites exploration (https://visit.osu.edu/experience).
Collegiality, civility, mutual support, and respect for others are strongly held values in the College of Veterinary Medicine. We support diverse beliefs and the free exchange of ideas and expect that faculty, staff, and students promote these values and apply them in a professional manner in all academic endeavors.
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position is available starting July 16, 2021. Additional information regarding faculty appointments, promotion and tenure in the department and departmental governance can be found at https://vet.osu.edu/clinical-sciences/departmental-administration.
Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Rich Bednarski, Chair, by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (614-292-7105) or to the search committee chair, Dr. Margaret Mudge (email@example.com) or by phone at (614-292-6661). To apply, interested candidates are invited to submit an application, a letter of intent stating professional goals and interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of four references to the following link:
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