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Clinical Assistant Professor of Equine Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

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Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Non TT Faculty
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Equine Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with candidate’s experience and qualifications
Position Number 00102814
Work Schedule As assigned by department
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
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 the CVM, and ongoing investigation of innovative techniques and procedures to further advance the field of veterinary medicine.

Essential Job Duties

The position requires in-depth knowledge and experience in the diagnosis and management of equine lameness. The successful candidate will provide both advanced lameness and surgical services (for example, arthroscopy and fracture repair), and will bring innovative diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to complement and enhance existing expertise in the equine orthopedic service. The incumbent must be an effective communicator and teacher, provide state-of-the-art care to patients and clients, build positive and collaborative relationships with referring veterinarians, and further develop the equine orthopedic and lameness caseload.

The person in this role will be responsible for didactic and clinical teaching of veterinary students, as well as teaching, mentoring, and advising of house officers. They will be a productive, collegial, and active member of the Equine Orthopedic Service. Participation in collaborative research and contribution to NC State and regional research is expected.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Additional responsibilities include general surgery emergency coverage on 2-3 nights per month as well as one major holiday a year (all major holidays divided amongst faculty), and provision of back-up support for emergency orthopedic cases when on clinic duty.

Minimum Education/Experience

DVM (or equivalent) and Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) required.

Departmental Required Skills

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

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR) board-certification or residency training preferred.

Required License or Certification

Candidates must meet requirements for veterinary licensure or a faculty certificate in North Carolina.

Special Instructions

Please include a cover letter, CV, and contact information for at least three professional references with your application.

Job Open Date 02/13/2018
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.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 07/01/2018

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 Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • 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
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • 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. Are you able to lift up to 30 pounds?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Are you American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR) board certified or have you completed a relevant residency training?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. A DVM (or equivalent degree) and an American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) board certification are required prior to start. Do you meet these requirements?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents