Faculty Position in Small Animal Emergency/Critical Care Medicine
Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Purdue University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time Clinical-Track Position in Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) at the level of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will join the three current full-time ECC faculty. The department works with and is supported by a team of board-certified specialists in other areas including anesthesiology, behavior, cardiology, clinical pathology, pathology, dentistry, dermatology, internal medicine, laboratory animal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, surgery, theriogenology and toxicology. The department is nurturing a growing program which includes several experienced emergency doctors, and a residency training program with three residents. The ECC department is supported by 15 licensed veterinary technicians, two of which are VTS (ECC) with three others currently seeking certification. The ECC service is well established and able to receive and treat advanced trauma cases as well as provide advanced critical care monitoring and support for our patients. The ECC service has had a consistently growing caseload and receives emergency referrals as well as local emergency cases for Tippecanoe County and the surrounding area.
Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. The position will be a 100% appointment in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Clinical commitment to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital is approximately 70% of the fulltime appointment. Teaching responsibilities include clinical, didactic and laboratory instruction of DVM students, veterinary technician students, house officers, and graduate students. Primary emergency call is shared with other Emergency/Critical Care faculty and residents. Clinical research activity in collaboration with VCS faculty (www.vet.purdue.edu/vcs/) and PVM faculty is encouraged. Participation in engagement activities, including committee work and delivery of continuing education programs, is expected. We seek candidates with effective interpersonal communication skills and outstanding clinical teaching skills. Candidates should be visionary, enthusiastic and committed to the continued growth and expansion of the Emergency and Critical Care Program at Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. A background check will be required for employment in this position.
Commitment to the College and Departmental missions of learning, discovery, and engagement and support of the College and Department strategic plans (http://purduevetmed.freeflowdp.com/purduevetmed/9361875872484583?pg=1#pg1 ) are essential. The successful candidate is expected to promote an atmosphere of collegiality and support cultural diversity in the College. In turn, the PVM is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development and has a formal faculty mentoring program.
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.
Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine/Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests, or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
About Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Located in West Lafayette, Indiana between Indianapolis and Chicago, Purdue University is one of the nation’s leading land grant universities with a full range of academic majors, over 38,000 students, and more than 10,000 employees. Our West Lafayette campus can be likened to a small city. We have our own fire and police departments, computing infrastructure, health center, power plant, banquet and catering facilities, veterinary teaching hospital, and printing and transportation services. Purdue University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages each individual to strive to reach his or her own potential.
The VCS department is one of three departments in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Our mission is to educate members of the veterinary health care team and biomedical community, to create and communicate knowledge, and to provide outstanding clinical service for the citizens of Indiana and surrounding region.