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01.31.14

Faculty Position in Radiology (Tenure-Track)

Job Announcement

The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in Radiology at the academic rank of assistant, associate or full professor, commensurate with the candidate’s experience and credentials. A DVM/VMD or equivalent degree is required. Applicants must be board certified or have met the requirements to take the board exam of the American College of Veterinary Radiology 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 engage in research and contribute to the patient care and teaching missions of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Additional links can be found on our web site at:  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 February 1, 2014 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 letter of intent which addresses career goals and professional interests, a curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of reference to: Dr. Kathy Spaulding, 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 may be directed to (919)306-5599; (979)847-8863 (fax), or e-mail kspaulding@cvm.tamu.edu.

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

January 17, 2014/Revised 01/23/14


Job Description

The successful candidate must be board certified in the American College of Veterinary Radiology or the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, or be eligible to sit the examination. If the candidate has not completed board certification at the time of hire, this must be accomplished within 2 years of hiring date. This is a tenure track position; thus, the successful candidate will be expected to be effective in institutional citizenship, teaching and scholarly activity, with the greatest time commitment and greatest expectation for excellence in teaching, the scholarship of discovery, and the scholarship of applied medical sciences (providing advanced patient care and diagnostic services as further defined below).

I. Institutional Citizenship:

The successful candidate will participate actively in Departmental, College, University and specialty organization committee service and other leadership activities, and will also demonstrate collegiality in all aspects of the job.

II. Teaching:

The successful candidate will participate with other radiologists in teaching and mentorship of veterinary students, interns, and residents through the radiology and advanced imaging clinical services as well as through didactic lectures and laboratories related to imaging in the veterinary professional curriculum. The successful candidate will provide leadership that will enhance the quality and scope of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital’s patient care program and provide guidance and mentorship in the radiology residency training program. Excellence in teaching is required of every faculty member in this department.

III. Scholarship of Discovery, Integration, Application, and Teaching:

Scholarship, defined as creative intellectual work that is validated by peers and communicated, can encompass: Discovery, (research or the creation of new knowledge); Integration (dissemination of new knowledge whereby the relationship of knowledge and thought are considered and explained);Applied Medical Sciences (the practice of one’s art, science or discipline and the development of technology and the integration of the new knowledge into patient care); and Teaching (development of new teaching methods that are made available and adopted by others through peer-reviewed publications and other means of dissemination.)

The College expects that all faculty members demonstrate a level of scholarship that is commensurate to their assignment. While each faculty member will have opportunities and expectations in each area of scholarship, the primary emphasis area for tenure track faculty members will be the Scholarship of Discovery and Scholarship of Applied Medical Sciences. Participation in the Scholarship of Teaching and Integration are highly valued but not required of faculty members in the tenure track.

This job description will be reviewed and may be amended by the Department Head in consultation with the faculty member according to the needs and interests of the department and professional goals of the faculty member.

The radiology service provides medical imaging services for small, large and exotic animals. These services encompass: large and small animal radiology, small animal ultrasonography, MRI, computed tomography, and nuclear medicine. The clinical assignments to the different imaging services will be based on clinical needs, professional interest and expertise of the radiology team. The typical effort appointment of patient care and clinical teaching for a tenure track radiologist is 50% to 60%. The successful candidate will have opportunity to provide leadership for the development and introduction of new techniques and concepts that will enhance the quality and scope of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital’s patient care programs. Each radiologist has the opportunity to provide and participate in continuing education presentations in state, national, and specialty meetings.

 

January 17, 2014



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