Intern - Neurology

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baltimore, MD
United States
Job Description

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Job Posting Title:

Intern - Neurology


Position Type:

Other Academic



LSUAM VetMed - VCS - Neurology and Neurosurgery (Colleen Elizabeth Embersics (00078465))


Work Location:

Veterinary Medicine Building


Pay Grade:

Other Academic


Job Description:

The Neurology and Emergency Medicine internship at Louisiana State University, School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) is designed to provide 6 months of post-DVM training in neurology and emergency medicine. The training program will utilize faculty of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) and other participating departments as mentors. Clinical facilities of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) will be the primary training location.

60% Provide clinical care in the role of a veterinarian, i.e. examine patients, order tests, make diagnoses, prescribe treatments, and communicate with clients and referring veterinarians, for patients presented to their Specialty Service.

15% Participate in the clinical and tutorial instruction and evaluation of Phase II students, including daily student rounds; participate in preclinical didactic lecture and laboratory instruction as assigned by his/her mentor.

10% Participate in their Specialty Service Journal club, attend all HO Rounds/Seminar (VMED 7001) sessions and other seminars in support of the home Specialty Service.

10% Participate in research activities and manuscript preparation and other duties as assigned.

5% Provide clinical care in the role of a veterinarian in the emergency duty schedule (evening, weekend and holiday duty on a rotating schedule) with other members of their Specialty Service.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education Level - Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine or Equivalent

Special or Physical Qualifications:

Per 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.


*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*

Compensation/Benefits: Competitive offer, participate in Public Service Forgiveness (PSLF) program, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) with match, paid CE, Paid holidays accrued up to 14 days per year, accrue annual leave and sick leave based on position classification, employee assistant programs, wellness and mentorship programs, and more.

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.

Please provide your resume and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Colleen Embersics at 


Posting Date:

November 10, 2023


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

November 24, 2023


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):



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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  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.