Louisiana State University - Tenure or Clinical-Track Faculty Position in Diagnostic Imaging

Date Posted: 
July 18, 2014 - October 16, 2014

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Louisiana State University is currently inviting applications for a tenure-track or clinical track faculty position in Diagnostic Imaging at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Minimum requirements for the position include a DVM or equivalent. Preferred requirements include DACVR and Board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Radiology.

The caseload at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital is high and diverse with small, large and exotic/wildlife patients making up most of its cases. The hospital is set up with Sound-Eklin digital imaging and pacs system in both small and large animal. Over fifty viewing workstations are located throughout the hospital for use with clients, in rounds or special procedures rooms. We also feature separate three high-end ultrasound machines in both the large (1) and small animal (2) sections, an new MIE nuclear imaging suite with a gamma camera and a16 slice GE Lightspeed CT scanner for both small and large animal imaging and a state of the art GE 3-D work station and Osirix work station. LSU also has an in-hospital 1.5T Hitachi Echelon MRI unit with parallel and radial imaging on all coils for both small and large animals. Both our CT and MRI units are set up with custom equine imaging tables and access. In addition, our active oncology division performs radiation therapy in –house with an IMRT-capable linear accelerator. Our cardiology section has a cath-lab with video fluoroscopy that we also utilize.

Our team includes four experienced radiology technologists, three full-time radiologists and four residents. The School of Veterinary Medicine at Louisiana State University is dedicated to the support and further development of its imaging division and is seeking individuals who will help us achieve our goals in research, teaching and service. Whether your interests are in small or large animal imaging, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine or ultrasound, LSU has the team and working environment to support your endeavors. We pride ourselves on being a well-organized team with excellent communication skills and team effort.

Being the capital of Louisiana, Baton Rouge is a city rich in culture and entertainment and is close to New Orleans. Its unique nature settings, environment, museums and array of sporting activities make it an exciting place to live and work. Please feel free to contact me either by telephone or email for more information. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Applications should be done online at the following link:

https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=57946

Once you go there, then click on “Faculty” and click on the “Department” column heading so that they organize alphabetically by Dept and LSU will be at the end. The job posting is there. (Might need to go to page 2). If you click on “view” you’ll see the description and where you can apply. Please feel free to call or email me with any questions you might have. Look forward to hearing from you.

Dr. Lorrie Gaschen
Professor and Section Chief
Diagnostic Imaging
School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
USA
Tel.+225 578 9506
Fax +225 578 9773
lgaschen@vetmed.lsu.edu

LSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER.