Faculty Position in RadiologyJob Description
Qualifications: The Department of Clinical Sciences, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applications from qualified individuals for a tenure or clinical track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position in Radiology. The Radiology Service at Auburn University is committed to excellence in clinical service, research, and teaching professional veterinary students, residents and interns. Applicants for this faculty position must hold a DVM or equivalent degree, have completed a radiology residency, and have achieved diplomate status or be eligible to sit for board certification examination with the ACVR or ECVDI by position start date. In addition desired qualifications include experience and strong interest in ultrasound imaging.
Application Review: Review of applications will begin June 1, 2014 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Desired start date is September 1, 2014 but is negotiable depending on availability of successful candidate.
Application Procedure: Please apply online at http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/501 .
Applications must include a letter of intent stating professional goals, a curriculum vitae, and names and email addresses of three references. Please direct inquiries to Dr. John Hathcock, Search Committee Chair, Telephone: 334-844-4690; email firstname.lastname@example.org .
The successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching, clinical service, outreach and research. Teaching responsibilities include clinical and didactic instructional activities related to diagnostic imaging. The percentage of duty assignment will be consistent with the type of position the candidate desires, whether clinical or tenure track. Clinical service includes diagnostic imaging of clinical patients, teaching veterinary students, supervising house officers and consulting with private practitioners. The Section of Radiology is part of the Department of Clinical Sciences and consists of 6 radiologists, 3 radiology residents and 5 technologists. This section supports both small animal and large animal teaching hospitals in diagnostic radiology, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and radiation therapy. The 208,000 sq. ft. Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital opened in February of this year. This hospital features a new Siemens digital radiology room and a new digital radiology/fluoroscopy room with a flat panel digital fluoroscopic plate. There are 2 additional direct digital rooms equipped with Canon plates, one for afterhours emergency imaging and one for a community practice. There are 2 large ultrasound rooms housing the ultrasound equipment (Philips iE33 and XD11), and also included is a separate room for patient preparation. The radiology corridor of the new small animal teaching hospital also contains 2 radiology student rounds rooms, a radiologist work station room, a radiology seminar room in addition to the radiology technologist’s office. In 2004, the 120,000 sq. ft. Vaughan Large Animal Teaching Hospital opened with new x-ray equipment that now includes DR Canon and Konica CR cassettes. Philips ultrasound equipment is available in this hospital as well. Magnetic resonance imaging is located on site with a 1.5T magnet (Philips Infinion) that is capable of imaging small animals and horses. Horses and small animals can also be imaged with helical computed tomography equipment (GE CT/i) housed next to the MRI unit. Nuclear medicine imaging using Enhanced Technologies digital gamma camera with large rectangular field and Mirage software for both small and large animals is also available. All imaging is digital and connected to Merge PACs system and viewed with eFilm throughout the hospitals and CVM campus. A new interventional suite is shared with cardiology and contains a GE 9900 C-arm with Nuboom system. On the main Auburn University campus, 3T and 7T Siemens MRI magnets are available for research of small animal diseases.
Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report, it was ranked 37th among public universities. Auburn is an institution that is both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees. Its enrollment of 25,134 students includes 20,175 undergraduates and 4,959 graduate students, including 1,042 professional-doctorate students in Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine. There are 1,192 instructional faculty members distributed across nine Colleges and three Schools with degrees offered in more than 200 academic programs. Auburn University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment, exciting student life, and the beauty of its campus. It is geographically located in a moderate climate with easy access to both beach and mountain recreational facilities and is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, GA & Montgomery, AL. For more information about the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University, please reference our website at www.vetmed.auburn.edu.
Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills are required. Eligibility for faculty veterinary licensure in the State of Alabama is also required.