Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine - Faculty Position in Diagnostic Imaging

Date Posted: 
July 11, 2014 - October 09, 2014

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine announces a search to fill a full-time faculty position in Diagnostic Imaging at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This position will be either tenure or clinical track based on the qualifications of the successful candidate.  The successful candidate will join a team of four ACVR Diplomates. 

Responsibilities:           

  • Primary job responsibility will be to alternately direct one of two radiology services (Radiology or  Ultrasound) within the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.  Service responsibilities will be provided to both the large animal and small animal hospitals.  Service responsibilities may also include teleradiographic interpretation of cases from the Roanoke Satellite Clinic and outpatient imaging services and referral image interpretation. The candidate should be committed to excellent patient management, client service and clinical teaching.
  • The radiology section has the following equipment:  MRI (1.5 T Philips) with large animal imaging capabilities, CT (Toshiba 16 slice), ultrasound (two Philips IU22 units), nuclear imaging (NucLear MAC and Mirage with motion correction) and digital radiology studies.    
  • The successful candidate will participate in continuing education programs of the College and faculty governance activities.   This will include participate in general radiology service activities such as meetings, resident seminars, journal club and rounds.
  • Teaching assignments will include didactic teaching of core, track and/or elective student courses and participation in laboratories involving diagnostic imaging.
  • The radiology section maintains a four-year residency training/graduate degree program with two residents. This position will share responsibilities associated with resident training.
  • Research responsibilities will vary based on the interest and qualification of the candidate and may include collaborative or translational research. The successful candidate will be encouraged to work with ongoing research programs within the College. Independent and/or collaborative creative scholarship is expected in order to contribute to the scholarly mission of the department.

Required Qualifications:           

  • DVM or equivalent degree.   
  • Board certification or eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) or the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI). 

Rank and Salary:

  • Rank and salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Information:

Starting Date:       

  • Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2014 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.

Application:          

  • Interested candidates should apply on-line at   http://www.hr.vt.edu/employment/index.html (click on Current Job Openings,  Search by Department - Small Animal Clinical Sciences)
  • If you experience difficulties applying on-line, please contact Angela Duncan at 540/231-7288.

Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities.