Posting Number PG191186EP
Internal Recruitment No
Working Title Assistant Professor of Orthopedics
Anticipated Hiring Range $130,000 - $135,000 (Commensurate with
Work Schedule Monday - Friday / 8am - 5pm Flexible (40hr/week)
Job Location Raleigh, NC
Department Clinical Sciences
About the Department
The Department of Clinical Sciences is dedicated to excellence in educating
and training veterinarians and comparative biomedical scientists, furthering
health care and wellness through discovery and clinical research, providing
outstanding and compassionate medical care to a diverse range of animal
patients, effectively engaging the animal-owning public, government and
industry partners, and providing leadership in integrating biomedical sciences
to advance One Health.
North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is a
dynamic community whose members are dedicated to preparing veterinarians and
veterinarian scientists while advancing animal and human health from the
cellular level through entire ecosystems.
With over seventeen clinical services staffed by board certified specialists,
many of whom are not only nationally but also internationally renowned, the NC
State Veterinary Hospital (VH) is on the cutting edge of veterinary
medicine. Patients benefit from the combined expertise of multiple specialists
utilizing a team approach to patient health care.
Each year, nearly 22,000 patients are treated in the VH. The VH provides
compassionate care, state of the art specialty health care, expert clinical
instruction for 4th year veterinary students from CVM, and ongoing
investigation of innovative techniques and procedures to further advance the
field of veterinary medicine.
The service has 1-2 dedicated orthopaedic floor technicians and is supported
by Orthopaedic Medicine, Rehabilitation, Anesthesia, ECC, Imaging, and other
ancillary services. State-of-the-art facilities and equipment including 4K
Arthrex arthroscopy, fluoroscopy, various locking plate systems, Imex ESF/
hybrid, ILOC, and BFX THR are all available. No after-hours emergency duties
will be required.
The college is committed to practicing inclusivity, making community a
priority and promoting innovation. We embrace effective leadership and we
champion personal and professional growth.
Essential Job Duties
The Department of Clinical Sciences at the NC State College of Veterinary
Medicine is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics. The
individual in this position will be a contributing member of the Surgery
Section, with clinical duties within the Orthopaedic Surgery Service in the NC
State Veterinary Hospital for approximately 35% of their time.
The incumbent will:
Provide high quality effective and efficient patient care for, but not
necessarily limited to, dogs and cats. Clinical responsibilities will
entail all the duties associated with case management (client and
referral veterinarian communication, development of a diagnostic and
treatment plan, interpretation of diagnostic findings, implementation of a
treatment plan, development of a home care plan, and fiscally responsible
Provide high quality clinical teaching for veterinary students and house
officers, including house officers in other specialty services.
Select and mentor resident(s) in the ACVS-approved residency training
Assist with teaching selectives, electives, and core DVM course labs and
didactic lectures to pre-clinical year DVM students, as requested.
Lead an active research program that contributes to the advancement of
knowledge in Veterinary Surgery, and/or Education through presentations
Overall, the individual will be expected to be a positive and active
member of the Department, the Surgery Section, and the Veterinary
Perform other duties as assigned by the department head.
Minimum Education and Experience
DVM or equivalent degree.
Completion of a small animal surgery residency.
American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College
of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) board certification or eligibility for
ACVS or ECVS exam.
Candidates must meet requirements for faculty or regular veterinary
licensure in North Carolina.
Other Required Qualifications
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a
demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.
Aptitude for and desire to teach and mentor veterinary students, house
officers, and residents is required.
ACVS board certification is preferred. Additional training in clinical
techniques and/or pedagogy is preferred.
Required License(s) or Certification(s)
Candidates must meet requirements for and maintain a veterinary license (or
faculty certificate) in the State of North Carolina.
Valid NC Driver's License required No
Commercial Driver's License required No
Job Open Date 09/09/2021
Anticipated Close Date Open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to your application please submit a resume/CV, cover letter, and
the contact information for at least three (3) professional references.
Position Number 00108772
Position Type Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.0
Appointment 12 Month Recurring
Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather
Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Department ID 195001 - Dept of Clinical Sciences
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age,
sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a
disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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