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Faculty Position in Radiology (Clinical Track)

Job Announcement


The Department of Veterinary Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time clinical track faculty position in Radiology at academic rank of assistant or associate professor, or full professor, commensurate with the candidate’s experience and credentials. Candidates must have a DVM/VMD or equivalent degree. Applicants must be board certified or have met the requirements to take the board exam of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) or the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. Applicants must meet requirements for special licensure in the State of Texas.

The academic home of faculty members in radiology is the Large Animal Clinical Sciences Department at Texas A&M University but they provide medical imaging services for small, large and exotic animals. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute primarily to the patient care and teaching missions of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, while participating collaboratively in research and other scholarly activities.

A complete job description may be found at this link:  http://vetmed.tamu.edu/vlcs/position-announcements/clinical-track-radiology-job-description

Additional links can be found on our web site at:  http://www.vetmed.tamu.edu/ and http://vethospital.tamu.edu/

A link to the Bryan/College Station area: http://www.visitaggieland.com/About-BCS-Resources/Getting-Here-Around

Application review will begin on September 15, 2016 and applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Our state of the art on-site Diagnostic Imaging and Cancer Treatment Center houses a 3T Siemens Verio MRI and 40-slice Siemens CT in a facility designed to accommodate both small animals and horses. If you meet the position qualifications and would like to join an established, progressive team in diagnostic imaging at Texas A&M University, please submit a statement of career goals, professional interests, curriculum vitae, and have 3 letters of reference sent to:

Dr. Steven Brinsko, Chair of Search Committee, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, 4475 TAMU, College Station, TX  77843-4475.

Phone inquiries directly to (979)845-9127; (979) 847-8863 (fax), or e-mail sbrinsko@cvm.tamu.edu.

 

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator committed to Diversity

 

 

Job Description

Clinical track faculty members are expected to demonstrate effectiveness and excellence in Academic Citizenship, Teaching and Patient Care (Scholarship of Applied Medical Sciences) and the Scholarship of Integration. The proportion of effort dedicated to each of these activities is negotiable and may change over time. However, it is anticipated that this position will involve approximately 65%-75% commitment to patient care and clinical teaching. The candidate must possess a DVM or equivalent degree, must be board certified in or have met the requirements to take the certifying exam of the American College of Veterinary Radiology or the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and be eligible for Texas veterinary licensure. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualification and experience.

Although the radiology faculty positions are in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, the radiologists provide medical imaging services for small, large and exotic animals. These services encompass: small animal ultrasonography, large and small animal radiology, MRI, computed tomography, and nuclear medicine.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of responsibilities for the faculty member in this position. The job responsibilities and assignments will be reviewed annually by the department head and faculty member, and may be adjusted to meet the needs of the department and/or the faculty member.

Teaching: Both clinical and didactic teaching is required. The faculty member will:

  • be effective and innovative in his/her approach to teaching.
  • optimally utilize clinical case material as a means of instructing professional veterinary students assigned to the radiology rotations.
  • participate in delivery of didactic lectures and laboratories related to radiology and imaging.
  • develop well organized, creative lectures and laboratory materials for assigned courses in the professional curriculum.
  • supervise and mentor interns and residents.
  • participate in clinical rounds as appropriate.

Scholarship: The faculty member will:

  • excel in Patient Care (Scholarship of Applied Medical Sciences) focused on radiology and imaging, provide imaging support which is critical for maintaining a caseload adequate for teaching, and advancing the science and practice of veterinary radiology and imaging. This includes providing and seeking consultation with other faculty members. It also includes providing outstanding communication and service to clinical colleagues in the VMTH.
  • Become board-certified in American College of Veterinary Radiology or the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging within two years of employment if not board-certified at the time of employment.
  • demonstrate effectiveness in the Scholarships of Integration through continuing education programs, review articles and book chapters.
  • participate as a collaborator with substantive contribution to the research of faculty members with independent research programs.
  • participate with other faculty members in rotating emergency services.
  • participate in the Scholarship of Teaching when possible.

Academic citizenship: All faculty members are expected to be professionally collegial. In addition, Academic Service is expected in one or more of the following capacities:

  • membership on departmental, college, and university committees as assigned.
  • active participation in committees of professional associations as appropriate.
  • execution of administrative duties as assigned by the department head.
  • oversight of the professional development of technicians assigned to this clinical service.
  • professional mentoring of interns residents and faculty members.