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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 681513
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences 10046764
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Veterinary/Animal Care, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Assist/Assoc Professor Health Programs Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, invites applications for a faculty appointment in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine (ECCM). The position is available at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, in our Health Programs appointment system. The successful candidate will join our dynamic team to become the 4th Emergency and Critical Care Medicine faculty member and an integral member of the service, which includes 3 Diplomates of ACVECC (and two more large animal Diplomates of ACVECC), 6 residents, and 31 service-dedicated (ICU) licensed veterinary technicians. The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences comprises over 30 faculty, and has an onsite, state-of-the art Veterinary Medical Center (VMC). The VMC provides outstanding patient care and is staffed with highly qualified veterinary technicians, social workers and other care providers to support the specialty services. In addition to emergency and critical care medicine, the VMC is well represented in specialty areas including highly active soft tissue and orthopedic surgery services, internal medicine, medical oncology, radiation oncology, neurology, cardiology, anesthesiology, sports medicine and rehabilitation, dentistry, primary care, interventional radiology, behavior medicine, ophthalmology and dermatology. Support from the specialty services for the ICU is robust and includes but is not limited to daily between 7:00AM and 10:00PM full clinical laboratory coverage, a dedicated emergency surgery resident and advanced cross-sectional imaging modalities available after hours. The ER/ICU was remodeled to create a large, open-concept ICU with a dedicated quiet (feline) room, isolation ward, and four treatment stations, all with a centralized work station allowing the team to monitor patients closely and communicate effectively. Please see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCLQOho0wtE for a brief view of the facility at the time of its dedication. The ICU currently utilizes advanced treatment capabilities including Draeger Evita Infinity and Respironics Esprit long term ventilators and the Prismaflex CRRT system. In addition, the hospital boasts an interventional radiology suite, a wound management suite, 10 operating rooms, Storz HD video laparoscopy/thoracoscopy towers, Zeiss operating microscope, GE Revolution 64-slice helical CT, OEC mobile C-arm, Siemens 1.5 Tesla MRI, Scintron nuclear medicine suite, Varian linear accelerator, Olympus and Storz videoendoscopy. The ECCM service has a highly successful resident training program with a busy caseload (>11,000 cases annually) and experienced, supportive faculty. Our service philosophy focuses on active case management by all members of our team. The service sees 30-70 new cases daily and manages an average of 10-15 as inpatients. We seek a fourth faculty member with a commitment to active case management, student and house officer instruction, student teaching and scholarly activity. The CVM Professional Curriculum has been recently restructured to emphasize learner-centered, active learning experiences in both the pre-clinical and clinical phases of training.

Ample opportunity exists for interested individuals to become involved in scholarly activity related to veterinary medical education and curriculum development.

The successful candidates responsibilities will include management of ECCM cases, clinical instruction of house officers and students, and a commitment to scholarly contributions in the candidates areas of interest and expertise. Participation in the pre-clinical teaching curriculum and committee assignments is also expected. Assignments of clinical service, teaching and scholarly activity are negotiable with the Department Chairperson. Evaluations and promotions are based on the faculty members performance within the agreed assignments. In addition to the two human medical schools on MSU campus, we have several regional research institutes, cancer centers and major human hospital complexes, providing unique and exciting opportunities for collaborative activities. Such activities are encouraged at both the Departmental and College level, and support is available for grant writing, acquiring external funding and processing grant submissions. Internal funding opportunities are also available through the CVM endowed research funds. Interdisciplinary collaborative opportunities also exist within the college with active clinical and basic researchers. The College and Department have active faculty development and mentorship programs to facilitate career progression. An advanced research degree will also be favorably considered but not required. The ECCM Service has significant needs in both teaching, clinical service and research that can be tailored to meet applicant needs.  Michigan State University offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Veterinary Medicine

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must have a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree and be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Michigan. ACVECC specialty board certification or board eligibility is required. An advanced research degree will also be favorably considered but not required. The ECCM Service has significant needs in both teaching, clinical service and research that can be tailored to meet applicant needs. Our service is very cohesive and maintaining this relationship is vital. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively within a team.

Desired Qualifications

An advanced research degree will also be favorably considered but not required. The ECCM Service has significant needs in both teaching, clinical service and research that can be tailored to meet applicant needs

Required Application Materials

Michigan State University has an on-line, centralized application procedure and all candidates are asked to submit a package including letter of intent detailing career goals and interests, curriculum vitae, and full names and contact information (phone numbers, e-mail, postal address) of 4 individuals acting as references to http://careers.msu.edu.

Special Instructions

Interested individuals wishing more information are invited and encouraged to contact Dr. Stephan Carey, Search Committee Chair, at careys@msu.edu.

Review of Applications Begins On

11/20/2020

Summary of Health Risks

 

TB risk or work within 3 feet of human patients in a health care setting or have potential exposure to animals or to specimens with Mycobacterium.

Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue.

Website

cvm.msu.edu

Department Statement

Michigan State University is a pioneer land-grant school and one of the top research universities in the world. Located on one of the nations largest and most beautiful campuses, East Lansings college-town atmosphere is complemented by a low cost of living and convenient access to other culturally-rich communities such as Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Detroit and Chicago. East Lansing and surrounding communities provide excellent public school systems. In addition, Michigan, the Great Lakes State, with its numerous inland lakes and rivers, state and national parks, national lakeshores, world-class golf courses and four distinct seasons offers a broad variety of outdoor recreational activities. Additional information about Michigan attractions is available through the Pure Michigan website: http://www.michigan.org

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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