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University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine
Position in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
Clifford R. Berry, DVM, DACVR
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
PO Box 100126
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32610-0126
Description: The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for one (1) full-time (12 month) clinical- or tenure-track faculty position in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor academic rank. Responsibilities will include didactic teaching and clinical training of professional students, graduate students and residents. The individual will participate in and support the teaching and service missions of the Diagnostic Imaging service in the Veterinary Medical Center. Teaching and clinical responsibilities will be shared with other faculty radiologists. In addition, depending on the position sought, clinically relevant and/or original and hypothesis driven investigation will be expected. Applications for these positions will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified.
Equipment and caseload: Approximately 12000 small animals/exotics and 1000 large animals are imaged annually. Diagnostic imaging equipment includes 4 small animal digital radiographic suites and one small animal emergency imaging suite equipped with Canon DR imaging plates; 2 large animal digital imaging suites equipped with Canon DR imaging plates and Kodak CR; a Toshiba Titan® 1.5 T 16 channel MR unit equipped for both small and large animal examinations; a 160 slice Toshiba Prime® CT equipped for both small and large animal examinations; an MiE Scintron IV nuclear scintigraphy unit; a Phillips iU22 ultrasound unit with 4 transducers including a small intraoperative linear probe with 17 MHz imaging frequency; and a Hitachi Preirus ultrasound unit with 4 transducers, elastography, and fusion imaging. A state-of-the-art catheterization laboratory equipped with a Toshiba Infinix-i® single plane digital C-arm is housed in the new 100,000 square foot Small Animal Veterinary Hospital. The service is completely digital, using Empiric RIS for scheduling and reporting, and Merge PACS for image storage and retrieval. The reading room houses 4 diagnostic imaging workstations equipped with 3 MP flat panel gray scale diagnostic imaging monitors (two to four monitors per workstation). In addition, two additional diagnostic imaging workstations are located in other areas of the radiology department for diagnostic review and consultation.
Collaborative opportunities: The University of Florida McKnight Brain Institute houses multiple high field strength MR (3T, 4.7T, 7.0T and 11T; http://www.mbi.ufl.edu) units where collaborative research programs can be developed. Other collaborative opportunities exist within the UF | Health Science Center (Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing and Applied Health Sciences), that is located two blocks from the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Preference will be given to individuals that are board certified Diplomates in the American College of Veterinary Radiology. Diplomates from the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and American College of Veterinary Radiology board-qualified residents will also be considered.
A current curriculum vitae, letter of intent (include teaching and research interests) and names of three individuals willing to write in support of the applicant is required. The letters of recommendation should be from individuals that can speak to all aspects of a candidate’s abilities based on the above job description (teaching, clinical service and research potential). Applications for requisition number 0905182 and supporting documents must be submitted online at https://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/50422.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
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