Faculty Job in Academic & University Clinical or Tenure Track, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Anesthesiology
Job Description Summary
The Department of Clinical
Sciences of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applications for a faculty position in anesthesiology. Successful
candidates will be able to pursue either a tenure-track or clinical-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate or Full Professor
based on qualifications and individual interests.
Applicants should have a strong interest and experience in clinical anesthesiology and in
instruction of veterinary students. A clinical track position is designed for individuals desiring to focus on service/teaching obligations
in a university teaching hospital setting. A tenure tract position is designed for individuals with additional interests in research and
other scholarly activity. There is flexibility in the percent effort for the faculty assignments depending on an individual’s interest and
expertise. Faculty participate in teaching interns, residents, and veterinary students through various activities including primary case
management, patient rounds, didactic lectures, laboratories, and continuing education programs. An anesthesia/pain management residency
program is anticipated to be approved in 2018.
About The College: The College of Veterinary Medicine is located on 350 acres at the
perimeter of the Auburn University campus. The Wilford and Kate Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital, a state-of-the-art facility, was
completed in 2014, and provides 208,000 square feet dedicated to meeting the College’s mission of practicing the highest standards of
veterinary medicine. The facility includes a large anesthesia/surgical prep area with nine induction bays, conference room, break room, stat
lab, and offices. A dedicated Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) is under construction. Small animal surgery is
supported by 11 surgery suites. A 71,500 square foot state-of-the-art large animal hospital opened in 2003. It has separate inpatient and
outpatient barns, an isolation ward, and covered lameness arena. Large animal surgery is supported by four surgery suites and four recovery
The Anesthesia service includes four faculty and eight technicians. It is complemented by specialists in small animal medicine
and surgery; equine medicine and surgery; food animal medicine and surgery; avian and exotic medicine; theriogenology, dairy medicine;
sports medicine; emergency and critical care; medical, surgical and radiation oncology; ophthalmology; cardiology; dermatology; neurology;
radiology; and pathology.
Small animal anesthesia equipment includes integrated Surgivet CDS-9000
workstations with Advisor multi-parameter monitors, Datex-Ohmeda Aestiva 3000 anesthesia workstation with S5 multi-parameter monitor,
Hallowell ventilators, Sonosite ultrasound machine, peripheral nerve stimulators, Invivo Precess MR compatible multi-parameter monitor,
Surgivet MR compatible anesthesia machine with ventilators (large and small animal), and I-stat point-of-care analyzer. Large animal
anesthesia equipment includes SurgiVet large animal anesthesia machines, Narkovet 2/ Drager small animal anesthesia machines and SurgiVet
multi-parameter monitors. Other equipment onsite includes Co2 surgical laser (Aesculight), Eklin digital radiology, linear accelerator, 1.5T
Phillips MRI, GE 64-slice CT scan (both with large and small animal capabilities), standing equine CT, 3-D
printing capabilities, Brainsight stereotactic system, a Siemens digital RF suite, GE interventional radiology suite, 2 Phillips iE 33
ultrasound machines, and 2 Phillips HD11-XE ultrasound machines. The Auburn University MRI center provides 3T and
7T MRI service for client and research patients. The small animal and large animal ICU
facilities are approved for ACVECC training, and have dialysis capabilities.
About The University: Auburn
University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2018, it was ranked 46th among public universities by U.S. News
and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s,
Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. Its 2017
enrollment of 29,776 students includes 23,964 undergraduates and 5,812 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic
colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,450 faculty members offer more than 200 educational programs. The University is nationally recognized for
its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus.
Area: Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” and one of the “top ten small
towns in the South” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along
the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical
area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public school systems and regional medical centers.
Auburn University is an
EEO/Vet/Disability Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals
without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual
orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
Qualifications: Required qualifications are a DVM or its
equivalent. Eligibility for, or Board Certification by, the American or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia is required.
The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the
appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills are
required. Eligibility for faculty veterinary licensure in the State of Alabama is also required.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application Review: Review of applications will begin December 15, 2017 and
continue until the position is filled.
Application Procedure: Applications must include: a letter of intent stating professional
goals; a curriculum vitae; and names and email addresses of three references. Please apply online at: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2542.
Please send inquiries to: Dr. Jacob Johnson, Search Committee Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1220
Wire Road, Auburn University, AL. 36849. Telephone:334-844-0801. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
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Auburn University is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and equal opportunity educational institution.
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