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Apr. 10, 2019
Oct. 10, 2019

Anesthesia Faculty

North Carolina State University

Small Animal Clinical Sciences

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine at The University of Tennessee invites applications for a full-time, clinical-track or tenure-track faculty position in Veterinary Anesthesia at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank.  The successful applicant will join a dynamic anesthesia service comprised of three ACVAA board certified anesthesiologists, three anesthesia residents, eight anesthesia technicians (three VTS certified in anesthesia), and one veterinary assistant. 

The anesthesia service provides anesthetic care for patients in the small animal, large animal, and exotic animal hospitals.  The University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) is a modern facility equipped with all the resources and expertise (18 specialty services) needed to provide first class patient care and support clinical research and teaching.  

The VMC has a comprehensive ICU and four faculty members board certified in Veterinary Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, a minimally invasive procedures unit and faculty members with expertise in endoscopy, laparoscopy, and stenting. The VMC has a state-of-the-art physical therapy facility including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and onsite stem cell development.  Excellent clinical pathology and diagnostic pathology departments support the clinical services. A full-time Veterinary Social Work program offers counseling services for clients, faculty, staff, and students.  Other support services include behavior and nutrition.

Knoxville is a beautiful and friendly place to live. It was recently named one of the country's Top 100 Best Places to Live by and one of Forbes Top 25 Best Bang for the Buck Cities. Knoxville is commonly known as the 'Most Dog Friendly City'. It is a short drive away from the Great Smoky Mountains, and many outdoor recreational opportunities. Knoxville has a vibrant downtown with excellent restaurants and cultural activities. 

Where & How to Apply

Instructions: Requirements for the applicant include a DVM or equivalent degree, completion of a formal residency in veterinary anesthesiology, and certification or eligibility for certification by the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia or the European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia.  Responsibilities of the faculty include clinical service, clinical and didactic teaching of anesthesia and analgesia to professional students, interns and residents, development of a basic science or clinical research program, and participation in continuing education at the local and national level. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  For further information, please contact Dr. Drake at (865)-974-8387 or by email at Qualified individuals are invited to submit an application consisting of 1) letter describing professional goals, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) names and contact details of three persons who are willing to supply letters of references. Submit application to Dr. Elizabeth Drake For additional information about our program, applicants are directed to visit the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine web site at: 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.

Dr. Elizabeth Drake , Chair of the Anesthesia Search Committee
2407 River Road
Knoxville TN , 37996 4544
Phone: 1+ (865)-974-8387