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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Orthopaedics OR Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Orthopaedics

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications should include a letter of intent outlining goals the candidate has as a faculty member, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information of three or more references.

Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Tenured/TT Faculty
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Orthopaedics OR Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Orthopaedics
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with candidate’s experience and qualifications.
Position Number 00001445
Work Schedule Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, subject to department needs.
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Department 195001 - Dept of Clinical Sciences
Department Department of clinical Sciences
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Clinical Sciences is dedicated to excellence in educating and training veterinarians and comparative biomedical scientists, furthering health care and wellness through discovery and clinical research, providing outstanding and compassionate medical care to a diverse range of animal patients, effectively engaging the animal-owning public, government and industry partners, and providing leadership in integrating biomedical sciences to advance One Health.

North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is a dynamic community whose members are dedicated to preparing veterinarians and veterinarian scientists while advancing animal and human health from the cellular level through entire ecosystems.

With over seventeen clinical services staffed by board certified specialists, many of whom are not only nationally but also internationally renowned, the NC State Veterinary Hospital (VH) is on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine. Patients benefit from the combined expertise of multiple specialists utilizing a team approach to patient health care.

Each year, nearly 22,000 patients are treated in the VH. The VH provides compassionate care, state of the art specialty health care, expert clinical instruction for 4th year veterinary students from CVM, and ongoing investigation of innovative techniques and procedures to further advance the field of veterinary medicine.

Essential Job Duties

The Department of Clinical Sciences at the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a clinical OR tenure track faculty member in the field of Orthopaedics at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor.

The individual in this position will be a contributing member of the Surgery Section, with duties within the Orthopaedic Surgery Service in the NC State Veterinary Hospital.

The incumbent will:

1) Provide high quality effective and efficient patient care for, but not necessarily limited to, dogs and cats. Clinical responsibilities will entail all the duties associated with case management (client and referral veterinarian communication, development of a diagnostic and treatment plan, interpretation of diagnostic findings, implementation of a treatment plan, development of a home care plan, and fiscally responsible case management).

2) Provide high quality clinical teaching for veterinary students and house officers, including house officers in other specialty services.

3) Select and mentor resident(s) in the ACVS-approved residency training program.

4) Assist with teaching selectives, electives, and core DVM course labs and didactic lectures to pre-clinical year DVM students, as requested.

5) Contribute to the advancement of knowledge in Veterinary Surgery, and/or Education.

6) Overall, the individual will be expected to be a positive and active member of the Department, the Surgery Section, and the Veterinary Hospital.

In addition to the aforementioned skills, candidates interested in a tenure track position must have a distinguished record in research, which includes the ability to write and develop proposals that will obtain extramural funding.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Education/Experience

DVM or equivalent degree. Completion of a small animal surgery residency. American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) board certification or eligibility for ACVS or ECVS exam is required.

Departmental Required Skills

Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

Aptitude for and desire to teach and mentor veterinary students, house officers, and residents is required.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

ACVS board certification is preferred. Additional training in clinical techniques and/or pedagogy is preferred.

Required License or Certification

Candidates must meet requirements for and maintain a veterinary license (or faculty certificate) in the State of North Carolina.

Special Instructions

Applications should include a letter of intent outlining goals the candidate has as a faculty member, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information of three or more references.

Job Open Date 08/07/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
09/01/2017
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 01/01/2018
AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Monster.com
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Can you lift or carry up to 20 lbs frequently and up to 100 pounds with assistance?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * This job requires a DVM or equivalent degree plus completion of a small animal surgery residency. American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) board certification or eligibility for ACVS or ECVS exam is also required. Do you meet these requirements?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Contact Information for References
  3. Resume/CV
Optional Documents