Lecturer in Equine Internal Medicine
Lecturer in Equine Internal
A non-tenure track position is offered in the Department of
Large Animal Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University for a
Lecturer in Equine Internal Medicine. This position is anticipated
to be renewable annually contingent on satisfactory evaluations and
availability of funding for a term of 3 years.
- Collegiality is a fundamental requirement of all faculty
members in this department.
- The faculty member will have minimal committee
responsibilities, but may be asked to participate in committees
relevant to hospital activities.
- The primary responsibilities of the faculty member will include
clinical instruction of veterinary students and house officers
assigned to the Equine Internal Medicine service, as well as
consultation with practicing veterinarians and clients.
- The faculty member will have some responsibility in assisting
with lecture and laboratory courses.
- The faculty member may participate in the Scholarship of
Discovery as a research collaborator if the activity does not
detract from the faculty member's primary responsibility.
- The faculty member will be encouraged to engage in the
Scholarship of Integration through continuing education.
- The major requirement for Scholarship will be in the
Scholarship of Applied Medical Sciences. The faculty member will be
required to provide excellent referral and first-opinion care to
patients in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. This faculty
member will also communicate with clients and referring
veterinarians in a courteous and professional manner. Teamwork and
collegiality are essential elements for all faculty members
practicing in our hospital. The faculty member will work as a
member of a team-oriented service group, including other faculty
members in the Equine Internal Medicine Group.
The appointment to the Equine
Internal Medicine Service will be approximately 80% of the faculty
member's effort assignment. The faculty member will serve as the
primary clinician in charge of the Equine Internal Medicine Service
or as a second duty clinician for overflow appointments or daytime
emergencies when needed. He/she will be afforded the opportunity to
develop skills in diagnostic ultrasonography by working in
conjunction with our large animal ultrasonographers. Other clinical
responsibilities will include equine emergency service after-hours
and on weekends on a rotating basis for no greater than 30% of the