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Location:  Philadelphia, PA

Institution:  The University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine

The University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine invites applications for a clinical faculty position in Small Animal Anesthesia in the Academic Clinician track.
Candidates must have a veterinary degree, completed a residency in small animal anesthesia and be either board-eligible or board-certified in the American College of Anesthesia and Analgesia or the European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia.
The successful candidate will be responsible for didactic, laboratory and clinical teaching of veterinary medical students, participation in patient care, supervision of residents and continuing education for veterinarians and related stakeholders. Responsibilities within the hospital typically include elective and emergency daytime practice, teaching rounds, and back up coverage of residents, interns, and anesthesia nurses for emergency after-hours duty. A minimum of eighty percent (80%) of the allocated position’s time (42 clinic weeks) will be devoted to clinical service in Small Animal Anesthesia, with the remaining portion dedicated to scholarly activities such as teaching, and administrative and school responsibilities.

As a citizen of the Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine, the successful candidate is expected to participate in some administrative or committee work as well as serve as a resource to programs such as Development, Communications, Customer Service and Community Outreach in promoting the capabilities and accomplishments of Penn Vet. The successful candidate should demonstrate a collaborative style that fosters and supports teamwork and innovation.
The Anesthesia program at Penn is a service consisting of 4 full-time and 1 part-time Board Certified Anesthesiologists (4 ACVAA and 1 ECVAA) and five anesthesia residents. The technical staff includes fifteen full time anesthesia technicians of which two are anesthesia certified.

The successful candidate will enjoy a wealth of opportunities in providing a high quality patient-centered clinical service in a robust academic teaching hospital, and pursuing clinical research in an extraordinary collaborative environment in the One Health initiative. The Matthew J Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is a specialty-centered and well-equipped academic teaching facility. Its large and diverse faculty and staff, assembled from all over the world, attract one of the largest caseloads in the country. The Veterinary and Medical Schools are in close proximity (within walking distance) providing rich intellectual exchange. The school is located amid a vibrant urban neighborhood that offers an abundance of cultural resources including music, art, theaters, and fine dining (

Where & How to Apply

Instructions: Interested applicants should apply electronically via the above link. The system will prompt you to attach a letter of intent including a brief statement of personal goals, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, phone, and contact information for three references. The letters should be directed to Dr. Alex Reiter, Professor of Dentistry and Oral Surgery.

Dr. Alex Reiter