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Location:  Blacksburg, VA

Institution:  Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine announces a search to fill a full-time faculty clinical track position in Anesthesia at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will share service, teaching and emergency responsibilities with three other faculty anesthesiologists, one part time clinical instructor and one anesthesia resident. Scholarly responsibilities will vary based on the interest and qualification of the candidate and may include independent, collaborative or translational research.

• Primary job responsibility will be divided between the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and the Animal Cancer Care and Research Center (located in Roanoke, 50 minutes from Blacksburg).
• Service responsibilities include directing the clinical anesthesia service for both small and large animals, and include participation in emergency services. This responsibility will be shared with the anesthesiology resident and four faculty anesthesiologists.
• Teaching responsibilities will include participating in didactic instruction in anesthesiology and related disciplines, supervising students in anesthesia and surgery labs, providing clinical instruction of professional students in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and providing anesthesia training of interns, residents and graduate students from various disciplines.
• The anesthesiology service has a residency training/graduate degree program and this position would share responsibilities associated with the program.
• Participation in continuing education and faculty governance.
• Commitment to excellent patient management, client service and clinical teaching.
• Participation in general anesthesia service activities such as meetings, resident seminars, journal club and rounds, and overall resident clinical and didactic training.
• Research responsibilities will vary based on the interest and qualification of the candidate and may include collaborative or translational research. The successful candidate will be encouraged to work with ongoing research programs and contribute to the scholarly achievements of the department.

Required Qualifications:
• DVM or equivalent foreign degree by the date of hire
• Completion of an American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) approved residency program by the date of hire.
• Eligibility to sit for the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia or Diplomate status by the date of hire.
• Must be eligible for a Virginia faculty veterinary license by the date of hire.
• Occasional travel to attend professional conferences and meetings
• Criminal Conviction Check Required

Starting Date:
• Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.
• Interested candidates should apply on-line at the following address:

• For further information regarding this position please contact Dr. Natalia Guerrero, Department Head. (
• If you experience difficulties applying on-line, please contact Keely Arbenz-Smith, Department Administrative Assistant at 540/231-7288 or


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