Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Veterinary Surgical Oncologist- 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 of Veterinary Surgical Oncologist- 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:

   

Job Description:

Come work in a vibrant academic oncology program in one of the country’s most diverse and thriving Veterinary Schools! Louisiana State University has an open clinical or tenure-track faculty position for a surgical oncologist to join our team of two medical oncology faculty (one full-time, one consultant), one radiation oncology faculty, four residents (three medical oncology and one radiation oncology), and five full-time oncology nurses. We are presently recruiting an additional two medical oncology faculty and one radiation oncology faculty, with the goal of expanding the team to three full-time medical oncologists and two radiation oncologists. We have a busy and growing combined clinical service that allows for comprehensive patient care that is supported by a diagnostic imaging service with a new CT scanner, clinical pathology, anatomic pathology, five anesthesiologists, and a full complement of other specialty services. Our 21EX linear accelerator with on-board imaging including cone beam CT is capable of SRT, IMRT, 3D conformal, and electron radiation treatments. We have a dedicated chemotherapy suite, compliant with USP 800 standards.

In addition, we are rapidly building up a clinical trials program and have clinical and laboratory support staff that are equipped to facilitate additional clinical trials. We are also members of the Comparative Oncology Trials Consortium (COTC). We're excited to add another faculty member to our dynamic group! LSU Vet Med has also recently established a Comprehensive Cancer Center and received $11 million in COBRE funding for pre-clinical cancer models.

The surgical team enjoys state-of-the-art equipment including a laparoscopy/thoracoscopy tower, intraoperative fluoroscopy, vessel sealing devices, laser, smoke evacuation, and a Catheter lab.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Veterinary Surgical Oncologist- Clinical Track

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Louisiana State University is searching for a Companion Animal Surgical Oncologist to add to our Oncology Service team.  This is a clinical track faculty position in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences with a concurrent appointment to the professional staff of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

  • Clinical:  The position includes a 70% clinical commitment to the Oncology Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH). Individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students, interns, and residents; providing health care and service to in house and referral patients; and advising and consulting with referring veterinarians and clients.  Primary case responsibility and collaboration with the medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgical teams for case consultation.
  • Teaching: The primary teaching responsibility will be direct daily supervision and instruction of students, interns and residents in the Oncology service regarding surgical oncology. Other responsibilities include: 1) participation in lectures and laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; 2) clinical teaching in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH); and 3) participation in the graduate clinical (resident) training program as needed to support the teaching mission of the school.
    Service: University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means is required.
  • Creative Scholarship:  Collaborate with faculty, house officers, and students in the development and publications of new knowledge reflected in peer-reviewed publications. Contribute to the development of Cancer Center of Excellence by providing expertise and support for research endeavors.
  • Provide teaching instruction to graduate students

Assistant Professor:

Education Level : DVM (or equivalent)

Specific Degree: Board eligible in ACVS (small animal) or board certified in ACVS (small animal)

Specific experience: Completion of a fellowship in surgical oncology. 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:

Education Level : DVM (or equivalent) with 5 years of related research/teaching/clinical experience

Specific Degree: Board eligible in ACVS (small animal) or board certified in ACVS (small animal)

Specific experience: Completion of a fellowship in surgical oncology. Must have board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and/or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)

Professor:

Education Level : DVM (or equivalent) with 8 years of related research/teaching/clinical experience

Specific Degree: Board eligible in ACVS (small animal) or board certified in ACVS (small animal)

Specific experience: Completion of a fellowship in surgical oncology.  Must have board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and/or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)

Preferred Qualifications (ALL LEVELS):

Degree: DVM

Specific Degree: Board certified in ACVS (small animal) and fellow in surgical oncology in ACVS

Specific Experience: Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons; Experience in clinical investigation and/or team research. Experience in surgical oncology.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Veterinary Surgical Oncologist- Tenure Track

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Louisiana State University is searching for a Companion Animal Surgical Oncologist to add to our Oncology Service team.  This is a tenure track faculty position in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences with a concurrent appointment to the professional staff of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

  • 50% Clinical:  The position includes a 70% clinical commitment to the Oncology Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH). Individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students, interns, and residents; providing health care and service to in house and referral patients; and advising and consulting with referring veterinarians and clients.  Primary case responsibility and collaboration with the medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgical teams for case consultation.
  • 30% Creative Scholarship:  Collaborate with faculty, house officers, and students in the development and publications of new knowledge reflected in peer-reviewed publications. Contribute to the development of Cancer Center of Excellence by providing expertise and support for research endeavors.
  • 20% Teaching: The primary teaching responsibility will be direct daily supervision and instruction of students, interns, and residents in the Oncology service regarding surgical oncology. Other responsibilities include: 1) participation in lectures and laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; 2) clinical teaching in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH); and 3) participation in the graduate clinical (resident) training program as needed to support the teaching mission of the school.
    Service: University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means is required.
  • Provide teaching instruction to graduate students

Minimum Qualifications:

Assistant Professor:

Education Level : DVM (or equivalent)

Specific Degree: Board eligible in ACVS (small animal) or board certified in ACVS (small animal)

Specific experience: Completion of a fellowship in surgical oncology. 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:

Education Level : DVM (or equivalent) with 5 years of related research/teaching/clinical experience

Specific Degree: Board eligible in ACVS (small animal) or board certified in ACVS (small animal)

Specific experience: Completion of a fellowship in surgical oncology. Must have board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and/or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)

Professor:

Education Level : DVM (or equivalent) with 8 years of related research/teaching/clinical experience

Specific Degree: Board eligible in ACVS (small animal) or board certified in ACVS (small animal)

Specific experience: Completion of a fellowship in surgical oncology.  Must have board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and/or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)

Preferred Qualifications (ALL LEVELS):

Degree: DVM

Specific Degree: Board certified in ACVS (small animal) and fellow in surgical oncology in ACVS

Specific Experience: Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons; Experience in clinical investigation and/or team research. Experience in surgical oncology.

Special or Physical Qualifications (ALL LEVELS):

On Call for active oncology patients only

Physical to be cable lifting more than 50 pounds, standing or walking for prolonged periods, vision near sight, vision far sight, able to reach above and below the shoulder, climbing, sitting, crawling, pushing, pulling, grasping, 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 University Policy Statement 67*

Essential Personnel - This position may be required to report to campus in times of emergency and/or closure per PS-18.

FERPA - As with all LSU employees, due to this position title and/or responsibilities, this position has an obligation to assist students in the acquisition of necessary services. Should a student appear in need of or seek assistance with issues of an emotional, behavioral, or mental health related matter they should be referred to the proper service within the Student Health Center. In situations where the student creates an impression that they are a danger to themselves or others, the advisor should immediately contact the Care Team, the Dean of Students or the appropriate law enforcement agency. The employee outside of those rights contained within FERPA should create no impression of client or patient confidentiality.

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, relocation incentives, wellness and mentorship programs, and more.

More information about LSU:

LSU is located adjacent to the mighty Mississippi river in the capital of Louisiana, Baton Rouge. Approximately 1 hour from New Orleans, there is an abundance of music, cultural, and food festivals in the region. In addition, southern Louisiana offers opportunities for a variety of outdoor activities, such as boating, fishing, kayaking, and hiking.

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital at LSU houses specialty services in the disciplines of anesthesia, cardiology, ophthalmology, zoological medicine, oncology, internal medicine, dermatology, surgery, diagnostic imaging, and integrative medicine and physical rehabilitation. A brand new hospital, Stephenson Pet Clinic, opened in June 2022 and houses five of our outpatient services and a brand new clinical skills lab space.

The School of Veterinary Medicine has also invested in teaching. Our students and faculty now have a brand new modern open floor plan library with many conference rooms that is one of the jewels in our crown. Additional recent constructions include the years 1, 2, and 3 classrooms, as well as a large modern multipurpose lab used by instructors for a variety of teaching purposes including clinical skills.

We strive to create and maintain a diverse and inclusive environment for faculty, students, and staff to thrive in. Our mission and strategic plan include pillars in diversity, equity and inclusion. Our LSU SVM Diversity Office provides support for the mission, and facilitates the objectives of our mission through personal development programs for our entire community. All of our students receive DEI education within the curriculum. We currently have the most diverse staff, second most diverse faculty, and a student body that has grown from 7% to over 30% underrepresented minorities within the last five years. Our SVM leaders in the Diversity Office are members of the diversity committees of two national organizations, the AAVMC and the SEVEC (southeast veterinary education consortium) and the SVM diversity committee is driven by the faculty, students and staff of the school.

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:

Please provide your cover letter, CV, and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Please attach ALL required documents under the "Resume/CV" section of your application.

Questions are welcome and they can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Bonnie Boudreaux at bbrugmann@lsu.edu.

   

Posting Date:

July 11, 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):

   

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:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu