Assistant or Associate Professor in Internal Medicine
The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at The University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in Internal Medicine. The position is at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on qualifications and experience.
Requirements include a DVM/VMD degree or equivalent, completion of a formal residency in internal medicine, and certification or eligibility for certification by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Advanced research training (PhD or post-doctoral program) is highly desirable. Responsibilities include clinical and didactic teaching of professional students and house officers; development of a basic science or clinical research program (including the ability to acquire external funding), and participation in continuing education at local, national and international levels. The successful candidate is expected to add to the department’s reputation and make contributions to the teaching, service, and research missions of the College. Exact effort allocation will depend on the chosen candidate’s interests and qualifications.
The Medicine Service practices out of a dedicated multipurpose treatment area with separate wards for dogs and cats. Endoscopy and laparoscopy are performed using state of the art high definition endoscopy towers with separate endoscopy suites for clean and dirty procedures. Daily service activities are supported by the Small Animal Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) - a modern facility equipped with resources and expertise (18 specialty services) needed to provide first class patient care, research, and teaching. The VMC has a comprehensive ICU with 4 boarded criticalists and 2 emergency and critical care residents; state-of-the-art physical therapy including hyperbaric oxygen; DEXA analysis and home-cooked diet formulation by the nutrition service; and a Varian Linear Accelerator and high-and low-dose radiotherapy facilities. Diagnostic imaging services include digital radiography, ultrasonography, nuclear medicine, 40 slice CT and 1.5T MRI scanners. Clinical services are supported by excellent clinical pathology and anatomic pathology services. A full-time Veterinary Social Work program offers counseling services for clients, faculty, staff, and students.
Knoxville is home to the University of Tennessee flagship campus, and is a beautiful and friendly place to live. It is a short drive from the Great Smoky Mountains, as well as a number of dog-friendly state parks and recreation areas. Outdoor recreational opportunities include, but are not limited to, hiking, biking, trail running, climbing and water sports. Knoxville has a vibrant cultural downtown with excellent restaurants; bustling farmer’s markets featuring locally grown organic produce, meats and crafts; live music of all genres, ballet, and theater; frequent art and cultural festivals; and men’s’ and women’s’ sporting events.
Applications are accepted immediately; the position will remain open until filled. For further information, please contact Dr. Federica Morandi at (865)-974-8387 or by email at email@example.com. Qualified individuals are invited to submit an application consisting of: 1) letter of professional goals, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) names of three professional references to:
Dr. Federica Morandi, Chair of the Search Committee
For additional information, applicants are directed to visit the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine web site at: www.vetmed.tennessee.edu/
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Requirements include a DVM/VMD degree or equivalent, completion of a formal residency in internal medicine, and certification or eligibility for certification by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Advanced research training (PhD or post-doctoral program) is highly desirable.
About University of Tennessee
The University of Tennessee is the land grant, statewide university in the state of Tennessee