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Oct. 30, 2018
Apr. 30, 2019
Assistant or Associate Professor in Anesthesiology
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University
Small Animal Clinical Sciences
The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, clinical-track, assistant or associate professors in anesthesiology. Each applicant must have a DVM degree (or equivalent) and must be a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA), or must have completed an ACVAA or ECVAA approved residency and have met the requirements to take the corresponding board examination. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for regular or special licenses to practice veterinary medicine in Texas.
The successful candidate will devote approximately 65% of his or her time to clinical instruction and patient care in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). Small and large animal clinical duties will be shared with other veterinary anesthesiologists and anesthesiology specialty intern(s) and anesthesiology resident(s). Clinical responsibilities will include anesthesia support for the small and large animal hospitals and the Diagnostic Imaging and Cancer Treatment Center. The remaining time will be devoted to classroom and laboratory teaching, the development of a creative research program, and academic service. Active supervision of house officers and in depth participation in intern/resident training (including topic rounds, journal club, and back-up support) is expected. Numerous opportunities for collaborative research exist throughout the College and University. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with more than 45 small animal faculty members, 30 large animal faculty, and 35 interns and residents in the VMTH.
The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is a spacious facility with sophisticated diagnostic and patient care equipment, including but not limited to color-flow Doppler ultrasonography for diagnostics purposes and local regional blocks, 4D transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, digital fluoroscopy, scintigraphy, 40 slice CT, 3T MRI, video endoscopy, nuclear imaging, acid-base/blood-gas analyzers, oxygen and inhalant gas analyzers, isoflurane, sevoflurane, and desflurane vaporizers, standard coagulation as well as TEG and PFA analyzers, intraoperative cell salvage transfusion equipment, phacoemulsification system, pediatric and adult patient ventilators, one-lung ventilation devices, high-flow oxygen therapy, USB borescope camera, and peripheral nerve stimulators. A state-of-the-art electronic anesthesia scheduling/case-tracking system along with 19 new Mindray anesthesia multi-parameter monitors with Wi-Fi capabilities attached to a central monitoring anesthesia station. Radiation capabilities include TomoTherapy and iridium implant brachytherapy. Surgical suites and instrumentation allow for complex orthopedic, neurologic, cardiac, thoracic, oncologic, and abdominal procedures such as stereotactic brain biopsies, cardiac occlusive device implantation, and subcutaneous ureteral bypass device placement. Research equipment available, but not limited to, includes lithium cardiac output monitoring, non-invasive cardiac output monitoring, thermal threshold testing, and mechanical threshold testing. PET-CT and fMRI are available for clinical and research use.
Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas and one of the nation's largest and most dynamic universities. More than 60,000 students are enrolled in the University's 10 academic colleges with approximately 9,000 pursuing graduate or professional degrees. Texas A&M University is a major research university with a growing international focus, and outstanding public and private support and the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences has just celebrated its 100th year anniversary.
Where & How to Apply
Instructions: Interested candidates should submit a statement of career goals and professional interest, curriculum vitae, and names of 3 individuals who have been requested by the applicant to act as references to the search committee chair. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please send applications to Dr. Bradley Simon (Chair, Search Committee), Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4474. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Simon at 1-(631) 702-0760 (979) 845-6978 (fax), or firstname.lastname@example.org (email). Texas A&M University is a smoke-free workplace. Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator fully committed to maintaining diversity among our personnel in order to strengthen the success of our mission.
Dr. Bradley Simon
Chair, Search Committee
Phone: 1-(631) 702-0760
Fax: (979) 845-6978