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Clinical Lecturer in Equine Emergency Medicine and Surgery


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Review of applications will commence on June 24, 2016 and will continue until a qualified applicant is recommended for appointment. Application Process: Applications should include a letter of intent stating professional goals, a curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three professional references. Transcripts may be requested at a later date. Please apply online on our website: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/1667 . Please send inquiries to: Dr. Reid Hanson, Search Committee Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, J.T. Vaughan Large Animal Teaching Hospital, Auburn, AL 36849. Telephone: 334-844-4490; email hansorr@auburn.edu.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Clinical Lecturer in Equine Emergency Medicine and Surgery
Posting Number P0673F

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University invites applications for two full-time non-tenure track Clinical Lecturer positions in Equine Emergency Medicine and Surgery. These positions offer a unique opportunity for veterinarians who have completed residency training (ACVS, ACVIM, or ACVECC), especially those completing equine surgery residency programs to improve their clinical skills and sit for the certifying examinations. Each position will provide an opportunity for an additional post-graduate training program with enrollment in the graduate school toward an MS or PhD degree or a fellowship program for ACVECC certification, depending on the candidate’s interest. The individuals selected will participate in clinical teaching and service within the Equine Section. Each position is renewable annually for up to five years, contingent upon satisfactory progress. A DVM or equivalent degree is required. We seek candidates who have successfully completed an equine surgical residency. For individuals seeking post graduate research training, the incumbent must be accepted into the Auburn University Graduate School.

Responsibilities: The duties of these positions will be divided between emergency clinical responsibilities and research or fellowship training leading to an advanced degree and/or credentials. Teaching responsibilities include the clinical and didactic instructional activities of professional students in veterinary medicine and postgraduate training programs related to equine emergency and critical care. Clinical responsibilities will include independent, emergency primary care within the equine section of the J.T. Vaughan Large Animal Teaching Hospital. Appropriate time off clinical and emergency duty will be allotted to those individuals studying for certifying exams. The equine caseload is predominately pleasure and sport horses.

Application Process: Applications should include a letter of intent stating professional goals, a curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three professional references. Transcripts may be requested at a later date. Please apply online on our website: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/1667 . Please send inquiries to: Dr. Reid Hanson, Search Committee Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, J.T. Vaughan Large Animal Teaching Hospital, Auburn, AL 36849. Telephone: 334-844-4490; email hansorr@auburn.edu.

Auburn University offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees. Its 2015 enrollment of 27,287 students includes 21,786 undergraduates and 5,501 post baccalaureate students. There are 1,216 instructional faculty members distributed across nine Colleges and three Schools with degrees offered in more than 200 academic programs. For more information about the College of Veterinary Medicine, please reference our website at www.vetmed.auburn.edu .

About the area: Auburn University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment, exciting student life, and the beauty of its campus. It is geographically located in a moderate climate with easy access to both beach and mountain recreational regions and is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, GA and Montgomery, AL.

The College of Veterinary Medicine is located on the edge of the Auburn University campus, located in east-central Alabama. The vibrant Auburn-Opelika community has a population of 151,000. Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2016 edition of U.S. News and World Report, it was ranked 46th among public universities. Auburn is an institution that is both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees. Its 2015 enrollment of 27,287 students includes 21,786 undergraduates and 5,501 post baccalaureate students. There are 1,216 instructional faculty members distributed across nine Colleges and three Schools with degrees offered in more than 200 academic programs. Opportunities are readily available to collaborate across the Auburn University campus, and at medical colleges at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Emory University. For more information about the College of Veterinary Medicine, please reference our website at www.vetmed.auburn.edu.

Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified applicants must hold a DVM or equivalent degree. We seek applicants that are ACVS board-certified or qualified to sit for the certifying ACVS examination at the time of interview, but ACVIM or ACVECC candidates/diplomates are also encouraged to apply. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills are required. Eligibility for faculty veterinary licensure by examination in the State of Alabama is also required.

Desired Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will commence on June 24, 2016 and will continue until a qualified applicant is recommended for appointment.
Application Process: Applications should include a letter of intent stating professional goals, a curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three professional references. Transcripts may be requested at a later date. Please apply online on our website: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/1667 . Please send inquiries to: Dr. Reid Hanson, Search Committee Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, J.T. Vaughan Large Animal Teaching Hospital, Auburn, AL 36849. Telephone: 334-844-4490; email hansorr@auburn.edu.

Posting Detail Information

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References required for this position? Yes
If yes, minimum number requested 3

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Rec1 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  2. Letter of Rec2 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  3. Letter of Rec3 (supplied by applicant-optional)
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