Small Animal Emergency Veterinarians - Professor of Practice
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
Location: Auburn, Alabama
Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
DVM or equivalent
3 openings available.
Internal Number: P1444F
The Veterinary Teaching Hospital in the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants to fill three non-tenured Professor of Practice faculty positions as Small Animal Emergency Veterinarians. The Teaching Hospital is increasing staffing to maintain the best possible care for a vibrant and growing emergency caseload. The successful candidates will focus on care of clinical cases in the Emergency Service and participate in the educational mission of the College of Veterinary Medicine by providing focused clinical instruction to senior veterinary students, interns, and residents. There is an opportunity for a full-time or part-time appointment depending on candidate interest.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will have demonstrated an interest in emergency medicine and surgery and in advanced patient care. Primary clinical responsibilities will include receiving and medically managing small animal emergency cases. The successful candidate will also assist with management of the workflow of diagnostics and treatments of hospitalized animals by other specialty services in the Intermediate Medical Care (IMC) ward. The faculty assignment could include daytime, swing, or weekend work. Members of the veterinary faculty must contribute to a team environment, engage productively with referring veterinarians, and collaborate with colleagues. Faculty members are expected to provide exceptional patient care while simultaneously providing clinical instruction for veterinary students and house officers.
About The University: Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land- grant institutions. In 2023, it was ranked 47th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. Its 2023 enrollment of 33,015 students includes 25,191 undergraduates and 7,824 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,998 faculty members offer more than 200 educational programs. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence and community engagement, its positive work environment, its thriving student life programs, and its beautiful campus.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
Requirements/ Qualifications: Qualified applicants must hold a DVM or equivalent degree at the time employment begins. Experience in emergency practice or completion of a small animal internship are desired. An interest in emergency and critical care is desired. The successful candidate should have excellent communication skills and a demonstrated commitment to team-based, high quality, compassionate medicine, and a good learning environment for student trainees.
Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and credentials. Full-time faculty are eligible for full university benefits. Information regarding benefits can be found at https://www.auburn.edu/administration/human_resources/benefits/index.php. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.
Review of applications will commence on November 1, 2023, and will continue until qualified applicants are recommended for appointment.
Application Process: Please apply online at https://www.auemployment.com/postings/41142. Applications must include a letter of intent stating professional goals, curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three professional references. Inquires may be directed to Dr. Aubrey N Baird, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs (email@example.com).
About Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
Auburn University is nationally recognized for commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment, exciting student life, and the beauty of its campus. The campus is geographically located in a moderate climate with easy access to both beach and mountain recreational regions and is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, GA and Montgomery, AL. The vibrant Auburn-Opelika community has a population of over 160,000. Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2022 edition of U.S. News and World Report, Auburn ranked 42nd among the nation’s public universities. Auburn is an institution that is both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees. Enrollment in 2021 was over 31,000 students and included 24,931 undergraduates, 5,346 graduate students, and 1,249 professional-doctorate students in Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine. There are 1,644 instructional faculty members distributed across nine Colleges and three Schools. Degrees are offered in more than 200 academic programs.