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Location: Glendale, Arizona
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: CLINI002941
Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty position developing and supervising a surgical education program. This appointment focuses of the training of veterinary students within the structure of a live-animal surgical laboratory. The successful candidate will develop and implement innovative programs to achieve surgical excellence in future veterinarians. While primarily involved in surgical laboratory education, the candidate is also expected to assist with client-owned animal surgery cases as needed. Some didactic teaching is also expected. While development of an independent research program is not expected for this position, willingness to engage in collaborative scholarly activities is required. This can be a tenure-track or clinical-track appointment, depending on the qualifications and desires of the candidate.
The following qualifications are required:
The following qualifications are desirable but not required
Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and professional education in the health sciences. The University has two campuses -- one in Downers Grove, Illinois and the other in Glendale, Arizona. More than 6,700 full-time students are enrolled in graduate programs in veterinary medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nurse anesthesia, cardiovascular perfusion, podiatry, optometry, clinical psychology, speech language pathology, and biomedical sciences. Over 500 full-time faculty members and 400 staff members are dedicated to the education and development of our students in an environment that encourages learning, respect for all members of the health care team, service, interdisciplinary scholarly activity, and personal growth. The college received full accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education in September of 2018.
The CVM is housed in Cactus Wren Hall and in the Animal Health Institute. Cactus Wren Hall is a new facility with ample classrooms, teaching laboratories, research laboratories, conference rooms, and offices. The Animal Health Institute is comprised of The Companion Animal Clinic, The Equine and Bovine Center, and The Diagnostic Pathology Center. The Companion Animal Clinic is a modern and innovative veterinary hospital for small animals. The 110,000 sq. ft. building contains state-of-the-art medical, surgical, dental, and intensive care facilities. A full range of endoscopic equipment is available. Additional patient services include medical oncology, neurology, physical therapy, cardiology, and therapeutic plasma exchange. The clinic also offers full-service clinical pathology and microbiology laboratories. In addition to outstanding clinical facilities and equipment, the Companion Animal Clinic houses a pharmacy, a large and well-equipped surgery teaching laboratory, simulated examination rooms for clinical communications training using standardized clients/patients, and ample conference and small-group meeting rooms. Full service clinical pathology and clinical microbiology laboratories are housed in the clinic building. Adjacent to the Companion Animal Clinic is the Equine and Bovine Center, which houses large animal teaching and treatment facilities, and small herds of cattle and horses. The Diagnostic Pathology Center offers a full range of anatomical pathology and forensic pathology services, and contains ample teaching spaces.
We are seeking a faculty member who is excited about participating in the growth of a young veterinary college and having a role in shaping its teaching and clinical programs. While independent research is not a requirement for this position, scholarly activity is expected of all faculty members. Evidence of interest and experience in research will be considered an asset. If you would like to learn more about this position or about the CVM, please submit your letter of intent and application through Midwestern University’s online job board:
For more information about this position, please contact:
Mark Acierno, DVM, MBA, DACVIMChair, Department of Specialty Medicine Animal Health InstituteMidwestern University5715 W. Utopia RoadGlendale, AZ firstname.lastname@example.org
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.