The University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, seeks applications for a full-time tenure track or non-tenure track faculty position in Surgical Oncology at the Assistant Professor level. Details about position, MU and Columbia are posted online at https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic .
This appointment's primary teaching and clinical focus is providing faculty support to the Surgical Oncology section in the Veterinary Health Center (VHC). Intermittent, limited support to the General Surgery section may be required. As part of this appointment, the successful candidate will:
Provide clinical instruction of students (professional), interns, and residents in surgical oncology, soft tissue surgery, and perioperative medicine utilizing the caseload of the VHC.
Contribute to the professional and graduate curriculum by participating in classroom and laboratory instruction. Opportunities for online instruction is possible.
Represent the University, College, and VHC through outreach activities for animal-owning public, referring veterinarians, or other relevant stakeholders;
Provide consultation to off-site university-operated clinics;
Share with other faculty and house officers in after-hours call;
Participate in the discovery process by participating in clinical, resident or house officer research (NTT-teaching). Tenure track faculty are expected to develop a research program related to surgical oncology, perioperative medicine, or other related discipline. Collaborative research and research mentorship are rewarded;
Participate in faculty governance activities;
Distribution of effort will be based on the successful candidate's qualifications, career goals, and the needs of the surgery and oncology sections.
DVM or equivalent degree
Eligibility for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Missouri (faculty or regular license)
Diplomate status or eligibility for certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons
Fellowship training in surgical oncology
Eligibility for DEA registration and BNDD certificate
Graduate training is desirable, especially for candidates considering a tenure track position.
A letter stating professional interests and career goals;
contact information (including email addresses) for three references; and,
a curriculum vitae.
If you have questions about the online application process, please consult Human Resources web sites: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (573)882-7976.
Applications will be reviewed until a suitable candidate is identified.
Candidates will be assessed based upon educational and professional achievement. Clinical experience, communication skills, experience working effectively in diverse environments, and letters of reference will all be considered in selection of a candidate. The potential for the candidate to work within the framework of the VHC will also be assessed, as will specialty and/or research training and teaching experience. We are seeking a candidate with interest in practicing up-to-date medicine, a passion for teaching, and a desire for continual professional improvement.
Salary will be commensurate with education, training and experience.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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