Assistant/Associate/Full Professor for Soft Tissue Small Animal Surgery- Tenure or Clinical Track

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baltimore, MD
United States
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Job Posting Title:

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor for Soft Tissue Small Animal Surgery- Tenure or Clinical Track

   

Position Type:

Faculty

   

Department:

LSUAM VetMed - School of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (Frank M Andrews (00012827))

   

Work Location:

Veterinary Medicine Building

   

Pay Grade:

Academic

   

Job Description:

Your next career opportunity awaits at LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. One of only 33 veterinary schools in the United States, LSU Vet Med is experiencing unprecedented growth as we seek to improve and protect the lives of animals and people through superior education, transformational research, and compassionate care. We are dedicated to building a premier team of world-renowned clinicians, educators, and researchers to provide an elite healthcare experience in Louisiana and the region. This is where science meets passion and global health prevails. We hope you will join us as we explore what is possible.

We are seeking our next Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Soft Tissue Surgery. We want you to join our Companion Animal Surgery team at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine! The LSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital has the most board-certified specialists under one roof in Louisiana. Our Companion Animal Surgery service aims to work closely with clients to offer them the highest quality surgical care possible. We provide state-of-the-art veterinary medicine and surgery, while instructing future veterinarians and veterinary surgeons.

LSU has an open clinical- or tenure-track faculty position for a soft tissue surgeon to join our team of three surgery faculty members (two ACVS, one ECVS), three surgical residents, two surgical interns, and three full-time nurses. The addition of one more ACVS diplomate would allow us to recruit a fourth surgical resident in the future.

At LSU, our surgeons enjoy a new Arthrex Synergy UHD4 imaging platform, 3-D printing, laparoscopy and thoracoscopy, new Hitachi fluoroscopic C-arm and radiographic system, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging, interventional radiology, vessel-sealing devices, smoke evacuation, I-Loc system, AO/ASIF/Synthes plating system, and BioMedtrix total hip replacement system.

Opportunities exist for activity split between soft tissue and soft tissue/oncologic surgery.  

Clinical Track Position Requirements

70% - Participate in the Companion Animal Surgery Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and cooperate with other clinical faculty in clinical teaching and hospital practice; support the emergency service through provision or supervision of companion animal surgery

30% - Scholarly activities to include teaching and collaborative research

Minimum Qualifications:

Assistant Professor: DVM or equivalent and must have successfully completed a residency training program accredited by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) & must be eligible for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS).

Associate Professor: DVM or equivalent with 5 years of related research/teaching/clinical experience & Must have board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and/or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)

Full Professor: DVM or equivalent with 8 years of experience & must be board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and/or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)

Tenure Track Position Requirements

50% - Participate in the Companion Animal Surgery Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and cooperate with other clinical faculty in clinical teaching and hospital practice; support the emergency service through provision or supervision of companion animal surgery

50% - Scholarly activities to include teaching and collaborative research

Minimum Qualifications:

Assistant Professor: DVM or equivalent and must have successfully completed a residency training program accredited by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) & must be eligible for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS).

Associate Professor: DVM or equivalent with 5 years of related research/teaching/clinical experience & Must have board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and/or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)

Full Professor: DVM or equivalent with 8 years of experience & must be board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and/or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)

Preferred Qualifications (all ranks & academic appointments):

Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Experience in clinical investigation and/or team research.

Special or Physical Qualifications (all ranks & academic appointments):

Required to work a variety of shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Per LSU PS 18- This position is a part of the Emergency Response Personnel - these personnel are linked with the hospital during any emergency response event and are expected to report in and perform as outlined in the emergency response plan.

Required to be capable of lifting more than 50 pounds, standing, sitting or walking for prolonged periods, able to reach below and above shoulder, vision (near sight), vision (far sight), pull/push, grasp, kneel or sit on the floor, bending, squatting, and/or twisting.

Due to the nature of this position and/or responsibilities, this position is subject to random drug & alcohol testing in accordance with LSU PS 67.

Compensation/Benefits: Competitive base salary, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) with match, paid CE, license fees and membership dues, Paid holidays accrued up to 14 days per year, Annual leave accrued up to 14 days per year, paid sick leave accrued up to 12 days per year, wellness and mentorship programs, and more.

About Baton Rouge, Louisiana:

To learn more about LSU Vet Med and Baton Rouge, please visit the links below:

We teach. We heal. We discover. We protect. Join us at LSU Vet Med as we make a profound difference in global health!

   

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. Education received outside of the US will require a credential evaluation by an NACES member.

Please provide an updated CV and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

Questions are welcome and can be directed to Debbie Blanchard dblanchard@lsu.edu

   

Posting Date:

August 17, 2023

   

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

  

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Remote Work - Positions approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.

   

Essential Position (Y/N):

Y

   

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

   

HCM Contact Information:

For questions or concerns related to updating your application with attachments (e.g., resumes, RS:17 documents), date of birth, or reactivating applications, please contact the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or email HR@lsu.edu.  For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact the department using the information provided in the Special Instructions section of this job posting.