Faculty Job in Academic & University College of Veterinary Medicine: Instructor-Veterinary Clinical Medicine (F1700158)
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA CHAMPAIGN
DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE
Full-time, 100% (12 month basis) Instructor in Small Animal Emergency Medicine
The University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Veterinary Teaching Hospital invites applications for two full-time, 12-month appointments, as Instructors in
the Companion Animal and Zoological Medicine (CAZAM) section. The section consists of 12 faculty, 8 house officers, 1 clinical instructor, 5
graduate students and six technicians. We deliver core and elective courses across all four years of the professional curriculum, have a
large and diverse research program, serve pet owning clients and the needs of injured and abandoned wildlife, and deliver educational
programs for clients and veterinarians locally, nationally and internationally.
Professional opportunities: We are
seeking candidates who are team players and interested in utilizing and developing their clinical and teaching skills in a healthy,
collaborative, busy and vibrant clinical teaching environment. The ideal candidates would be committed to this opportunity for professional
development and advancement.
Personal opportunities: Urbana-Champaign offers the residential advantages of a
medium-sized university city, excellent cultural opportunities, and a high quality of life. In 2010, the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign was ranked in the top four research universities by the Harvard University’s Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher
Education in balancing work and home.
Requirements: Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated
interest in emergency medicine and willingness to instruct students with varied experience. Candidates must have a DVM degree or equivalent,
and have completed an internship or have a minimum of 1 year of post-graduate veterinary experience.
position is a 100% appointment in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine. The appointment will be full time and will be a
non-tenured, academic position with a starting date on or about November 15, 2017. The primary responsibilities associated with this
position will be to provide in-house patient care for small animal emergency patients and oversight of veterinary student instruction in the
care of these patients. Clinical service duties may include care of hospitalized patients as well as scheduled emergency care on weeknights
and weekends. Emergency duties will be shared with fellow clinicians in an equitable manner and there is an expectation that the person in
this position will provide training and oversight to more junior clinicians, including house officers. In addition, collaborative delivery
of instruction in the third year core didactic and fourth year core clinical rotations will be expected. Faculty members are expected to
perform the full range of designated faculty responsibilities-teaching, research/scholarly activities, diagnostic/clinical service,
outreach/public engagement and university service. Normal teaching responsibilities can include didactic, laboratory, and clinical teaching
of discipline to professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. Your contact hours of lecture and laboratory teaching can
vary depending on the needs of the curriculum. Didactic assignments can occur during either on-clinic time or off-clinic time depending on
the scheduling sequence of the four-year professional curriculum.
Salary: Commensurate with applicant’s experience
and qualifications. The University of Illinois offers a complete benefits package. A summary explanation of these benefits can be found at
Starting date: Anticipated starting
date is November 15, 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter.
Application procedures: Please create a candidate
profile through http://go.illinois.edu/ER_Instructors. In
order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 6, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing
date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job
candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. If you are interested or would like additional information on the position, please
Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
University of Illinois
Urbana, IL 61802-4714
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities,
women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to
diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
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