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Location: Pullman, Washington
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is inviting applicants to fulfill a faculty position opening in Veterinary Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging. This position can be full-time continuous career track (clinical track) or permanent tenure track, depending on the preference and qualifications of the applicant. Candidates will have the opportunity to adjust their schedule to satisfy personal or professional needs outside their appointment, including external consultation services if desired.
The successful applicant will join three other full-time board-certified radiologists as well as three residents, two specialty interns, two licensed veterinary technicians and multiple, trained, DVM student employees.
Washington State University is renowned as a pioneer in magnetic resonance imaging of veterinary patients of all sizes, and this continues with the addition of our new 3T system installed in 2019. This supplements our workhorse Canon 16-slice CT unit, multiple ultrasound suites and various digital radiography systems.
Our facility enjoys a varied caseload as a tertiary center as well as a robust imaging referral service. We are very pleased to be situated in the heart of the Palouse region in Pullman, Washington, home of one of the best school systems in the state.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will provide diagnostic service for the VTH, clinical and didactic instruction of professional veterinary students, interns, residents, and graduate students, and conduct collaborative or independent research/scholarship within the candidate’s area of interest. Expectations for scholarship/research will be greater for a successful tenure track applicant, appropriate to rank. The successful applicant will work along with three experienced radiologists in a collaborative environment alongside our many specialty clinicians as cases are interpreted and managed.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Applications received by April 4, 2022 will be considered in the initial review process. Applicants are required to submit an electronic application through www.hrs.wsu.edu/jobs including a cover letter summarizing the candidate’s qualifications and stating desired faculty track and rank; curriculum vitae; summary statement of teaching interests and goals; statement of research interests and goals; statement of commitment/contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; contact information including email address and phone number for three (3) professional references. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Tom Wilkinson, Chair of the Search Committee, by email (email@example.com), or by telephone (509) 335-6980.
AREA OVERVIEW: The VTH aspires to be the country’s best academic veterinary hospital for patients, students, clients, colleagues, and community. The joint mission of the VTH and VCS is to improve the health and well-being of all animals through excellence in medical care, training future veterinarians, and finding innovative ways to diagnose and treat disease. Dedicated to this vision and mission are over 60 full-time faculty members and 170 staff and house officers.
The WSU CVM is organized into five departments/schools, including VCS, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP), Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN), the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB), and the Paul G. Allen School for Global Health, each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service (http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu)
Washington State University is a PAC-12 school and a land-grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 20,000 students on the Pullman campus and 30,000 students system-wide. The University of Idaho, also a land-grant university, is located in Moscow, Idaho, 8 miles from the Pullman campus. These communities offer a friendly, small-town living environment and access to a rich assortment of cultural, recreational, and athletic attractions. Pullman has a four-season climate, clean air, good schools, affordable homes, and a low crime rate. Pullman (population 34,000) is about 75 miles south of Spokane, Washington, and lies close to recreational areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit: http://www.pullmanchamber.com. The university’s web page, www.wsu.edu, offers additional information about WSU and the surrounding area.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
Required Qualifications: The candidate must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or foreign equivalent degree (i.e., BVSc), and be board-certified or board-eligible in Radiology/Imaging by the American College of Veterinary Radiology or the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging by the time of hire. Successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment and relevant ability to successfully advocate diversity and values of diversity.
Considerations regarding rank and faculty track will be determined based on the interests and qualifications of the candidate, as will division of time between teaching, clinical duty, and scholarly activity. As mentioned, scheduling flexibility to allow for more off-clinic time, including enabling independent consultation, is readily negotiable.
For Tenure Track consideration, candidates must demonstrate a significant record of scholarship. Applicants for an Assistant Professor position must demonstrate potential to establish and maintain an externally funded research program. Applicants for Associate Professor must have an active extramurally-funded research program with a record of peer-reviewed publications and national/international recognition.
Preferred qualifications for both career and tenure track applicants include a record of scholarly productivity consistent with the level of experience and appropriate to rank and track (Assistant or Associate/Career or Tenure), as evidenced by collaborative basic, clinical or applied research and publication of results in peer-reviewed scientific journals, evidence of expertise in teaching, and commitment to provision of outstanding clinical service.
In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccine or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification. Please contact HRS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.