Clinical Track Position in Food Animal Medicine Surgery
Clinical Track Position in Food Animal Medicine
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
While clinical track faculty members
are expected to devote the majority of their time to hospital
service and teaching, the remaining portion of time should be
committed to institutional citizenship and scholarly activities so
that a well-rounded faculty members spends at least some portions
of time devoted to each of the three areas: teaching, scholarship
and institutional citizenship. A DVM or equivalent degree, and
Texas veterinary licensure (special or regular) are required. Board
certification or eligibility in an appropriate specialty area is
preferred. A board eligible faculty member will be expected to
complete the requirements for board certification within a
reasonable time frame following employment. Salary and rank are
commensurate with qualification and experience.
Both clinical and didactic teaching is expected. The faculty
- Be effective and innovative in his/her approach to
- Optimally utilize clinical case material as a means of
instructing professional veterinary students assigned to the Food
Animal Medicine and Surgery Service.
- Participate in delivery of didactic lectures and laboratories
related to Food Animal Medicine.
- 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.
The faculty member will be expected to:
- Collaborate with other faculty members in research.
- Excel in the Scholarship of Applied Medical Sciences focused on
Food Animal Medicine or Surgery, maintaining a caseload adequate
for teaching, providing secondary and tertiary surgical services
for referring veterinarians and clients, and advancing the practice
of Food Animal Medicine or Surgery. This includes providing and
seeking consultation with other faculty members. It also included
providing outstanding communication and service to referring
veterinarians and clients.
- Participate in the Scholarship of Integration through
continuing education programs, review articles and book
All faculty members are expected to be professionally collegial.
In addition, academic service is expected in one or more of the
- As a member of departmental, college and university committees
- Active participation in committees of professional associations
- Execution of administrative duties as assigned by the
- Oversight of the professional development of technicians
assigned to this clinical service.
- Professional mentoring of interns residents and Junior faculty
- Share after-hours emergency duties with other faculty members
on a rotating basis.