The Equine Medical Center, Leesburg, Virginia, part of Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor of Equine Internal Medicine to begin duties in the fall of 2017. Located in affluent Northern Virginia, the EMC is in the heart of the mid-Atlantic region’s horse country, close to an abundant variety of cultural and outdoor activities, and has great school systems.
Our team of board-certified specialists in ACVIM, ACVS, ACVSMR, ACT and ABVP is committed to providing exceptional, comprehensive and compassionate veterinary care, being a valuable educational resource for referring veterinarians, future veterinarians and clients, and contributing to the advancement of new knowledge through innovative scholarship and clinical discovery. Our caseload of approximately 2,400 cases annually consists of horses of all breeds, ages and disciplines, and involves a diverse mix of surgical and medical cases including advanced specialty care, neonatal intensive care, and emergency and critical care. We are extremely fortunate to serve conscientious clients and dedicated referring veterinarians.
The clinical activities of the EMC are supported by a 24-stall hospital, ICU stalls for neonates and adults, a separate 8-stall biosafety level 2 isolation unit, a comprehensive clinical laboratory, digital radiography and ultrasonography, computed tomography, nuclear scintigraphy, video gastroscopy and a large technical staff including many licensed veterinary technicians.
The position to be filled is that of a full time, clinical track faculty member in the college’s Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences. Candidates must have a DVM, VMD, or equivalent degree, have completed a clinical residency program, and have board certification in Large Animal Internal Medicine (ACVIM, ECVIM). Preference will be given to applicants with experience in equine internal medicine in a busy referral setting and who possess exceptional communication skills. The effort allocation of the position is heavily toward clinical service with at least 75% assignment to this activity. Instruction (mainly on the clinic floor) of ~15% and scholarly and non-assigned service activities of ~10% completes the proposed duties portfolio. In the latter case the appointee will be expected to undertake innovative scholarship activities necessary to enhance the reputation and caseload of the internal medicine and emergency critical care services as part of the mission of the college. The successful appointee will join another board-certified internist, a board-eligible internal medicine clinical instructor, and 4 board-certified surgeons and will share in the clinical and didactic teaching of students in the veterinary curriculum, the training of interns and residents in their general and specialty emphasis areas, and mentoring of graduate students when appropriate. The appointee will be expected to participate in clinical emergency duty with other medicine faculty.
Potential applicants may make further inquiries by contacting Dr. Michael Erskine, Director, Equine Medical Center, 17690 Old Waterford Road, Leesburg, VA 20177; firstname.lastname@example.org; (703) 771-6800. Applications are only accepted online and can be made via the following link: https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/77669. Applications will be received until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin August 15, 2017. Virginia Tech is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA Employer.
DVM, VMD, or equivalent degree from a school or college of veterinary medicine accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association or ECFVG certification.
Board certified in a large animal internal medicine (ACVIM, ECVIM)
More than five years of equine veterinary practice experience
Demonstrated excellence when communicating with clients, colleagues, residents, interns, and students
Experience and expertise in building equine caseload in a primarily referral, clinically focused veterinary medical center
Well-developed and demonstrated evidence of collegiality
Board certified (or board eligible) by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC)
A higher degree in a field related to veterinary medicine
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