Tufts University - Assistant/Associate Professor in Diagnostic Imaging

Date Posted: 
August 08, 2013 - November 06, 2013

Assistant/Associate Professor in Diagnostic Imaging. The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in diagnostic imaging at the assistant professor or associate professor level. Requirements include a DVM degree or its equivalent and completion of a residency in diagnostic imaging. Preference will be given to individuals with ACVR or European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) board certification and those with strengths in multiple areas, including clinical service, teaching, resident mentoring, and research. Clinical service includes emergency back‐up for residents. A flexible work week that includes weekend hours will also be considered for this position (negotiable). Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Percentage time allocations for clinical service, teaching, and research will depend upon the interests and experience of individual candidates, with a range of 60 to 75% (negotiable) clinical service. The section is committed to flexibility in this position in order to support the career path of the successful applicant. Excellent opportunities exist for innovative teaching and the development of independent or collaborative research. The Diagnostic imaging section has a high caseload and a fully equipped state‐of‐the‐art facility. Radiology suites (3 small animal; 1 large animal) are filmless and use CR (Carestream) and DR (Elkin) technology. A mobile C‐Arm (GE‐OEC 9800) and R/F digital system (Shimadzu RS‐110) supports an active interventional radiology group. Nuclear medicine (Enhanced technologies IS2 camera/ Mirage software), MRI (Siemens Symphony 1.5 tesla), and CT (Toshiba Aquilon 16 slice) suites serve both the small and large animal hospitals. Two small animal ultrasound suites (Philips IU22 and Toshiba Aplio 500) and one equine unit (Toshiba Aplio 300) support a high ultrasound caseload. A robust PACS (Carestream/Vue Motion) allows electronic access of exams in‐house and off‐campus. The section includes 5 other board‐certified radiologists, 5 residents, and 11 technicians. Provision of excellent clinical service, teaching of students, mentoring of house officers and clinical research are the strengths and priorities of the section. The position will be available on October 1, 2013, and the search will be continued until a suitable candidate is identified. Applicants should include a letter of intent outlining their interests, experience, and qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and the names of 3 professional references to Dr. Nicholas Frank, Professor & Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, 200 Westboro Road, North Grafton, MA 01536. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Frank at (508) 887‐4615 or nicholas.frank@tufts.edu.

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