University of Florida - Clinical Instructor in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Date Posted: 
October 04, 2013 - January 02, 2014

University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine
Clinical Instructor in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Contact Information:
Matthew D. Winter, DVM, DACVR
mdwinter@ufl.edu
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
PO Box 100126
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32610-0126
Phone 352-294-4612

Description: The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a one-year position as an instructor in veterinary diagnostic imaging. The individual will participate in and support the clinical teaching and clinical service missions of the Diagnostic Imaging service in the Veterinary Medical Center. Teaching and clinical responsibilities will be shared with other faculty radiologists.

Equipment and caseload: Approximately 9200 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; an 8 slice Toshiba Aquilion® 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 equipped with 4 transducers, CT/US fusion imaging and elastography. 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 Fuji 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 other diagnostic imaging workstations are located in other areas of the radiology department for diagnostic review and consultation.

Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree and board certified or board-eligible in the American College of Veterinary Radiology. Applicants who are board certified or board-eligible the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging will also be considered.

A current curriculum vitae, letter of intent and names of three individuals willing to write in support of the applicant should be mailed or emailed to Dr. Matthew Winter. 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).

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.