Department of Veterinary Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University, College Station
The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time clinical track faculty position in Food Animal Medicine and Surgery at the academic rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor based on experience. Candidates must have a DVM/VMD or equivalent degree. Applicants must be board certified or eligible to take the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, American College of Theriogenology, American College of Veterinary Preventative Medicine or American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. Applicants must meet requirements for regular licensure in the State of Texas.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute primarily to the patient care and teaching missions of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, while participating in collaborative research and other scholarly activities. Approximately 75% effort will be assigned to Patient Care and Clinical Teaching. The remainder will be dedicated to Didactic and Laboratory Teaching and Scholarship or Academic Service. The candidate must have experience, clinical competence, and interest in food animal medicine, surgery, and/or theriogenology.
The food animal group is currently comprised of 10 faculty members, 6 of whom are board-certified. Food Animal faculty members are distributed among 3 service areas: Food Animal Medicine and Surgery, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the West Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Center- Canyon, Texas. The successful applicant will be assigned to Food Animal Medicine and Surgery and provide continuity of Patient Care and Clinical Teaching to house officers and students in the professional curriculum. In addition, the successful applicant will be assigned to after-hours emergency services on a rotational basis.
Food Animal facilities in the VMTH include 3 hydraulic chutes (2 tilt chutes), a hydraulic tilt table and an obstetrical working area. Standing and recumbent surgical suites are available for use by the Food Animal clinicians. The hospital has 13 indoor stalls, one isolation stall, and 4 covered outdoor pens for food animals. There are multiple diagnostic imaging modalities available, including digital radiography, ultrasonography, endoscopy, CT, and MRI.
Food Animal Field Services have two new trucks equipped with portable ultrasound, Dan-inject injection pistol, refrigerators, inverters, biosecurity and other tools necessary to practice state of the art ambulatory food animal medicine.
The caseload of the ambulatory service includes: beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, goats, and South-American camelids. Preventive medicine and reproduction are the strengths of the ambulatory service. This is a one-of-a-kind position, allowing you to be a part of a leadership team that is changing veterinary education and to work in a multispecies food animal clinic.
A complete position description may be found
Internal Number: R-010363
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