Business Title: Assistant Professor-Career-Veterinary Neurology/Neurosurgery
Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
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Summary of Duties:
The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) seeks to fill a career/clinical track, full-time, 12-month renewable position within the Neurology/Neurosurgery section of its Veterinary Teaching Hospital at WSU Pullman,WA. The position will join a team whose primary mission will be clinical teaching, clinical service and scholarship. The position is available immediately. Depending upon research background and experience, there may be an opportunity to negotiate conversion to a tenure-track position within three (3) years in rank, subject to university policy.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful applicant will teach professional veterinary students, interns, residents and graduate students in didactic (classroom/laboratories) and in clinical setting on topics of Neurology/Neurosurgery; will provide health care and service to patients of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital; will advise and consult with referring veterinarians and clients; will develop a creative, independent/collaborative, basic and/or clinically-oriented research program in Neurology/Neurosurgery; will be in direct support of a neurology residency program; and will provide leadership in directing research projects of residents and graduate students. Successful applicants must be able to effectively communicate, work collegially, and collaborate with diverse internal and external constituencies.
Tenure Track (Faculty only):
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Position Term in months:
The candidate must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or a related foreign equivalent degree (such as a BVSc), and be board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) (ACVIM) or the European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN).
Preferred qualifications include a record of scholarly productivity and interest in EEG research, evidence of expertise in teaching and accomplishments that demonstrate the potential to become an outstanding scholar and educator.
Diagnostic capabilities of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital include in-house magnetic resonance imaging (MR), computed tomography (CT), and electrodiagnostic equipment. Our surgical facility is equipped with a full range of neurosurgical equipment including an operating microscope, a stereotactic brain biopsy system, and a Nico Myriad for tumor resection. WSU is also recognized nationally and internationally for transsphenoidal hypophysecotmy and currently has an active Pituitary Surgical Team and research program. The physical rehabilitation facility is equipped with an underwater treadmill, electric muscle stimulator and therapeutic ultrasound and is under the supervision of a certified canine rehabilitation practitioner.
The mission of VCS is to serve the community through education and through generation and dissemination of new information, for the benefit of animal and human health and well-being. The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/, is organized into five departments, including VCS, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP), Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN), the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB), and the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. The CVM and VCS faculty have research strengths in infectious diseases, pain management, and neuroscience. A core clinical research group in pharmacogenomics has been recently identified as a research focus within VCS with the strategic plan to expand this into a generalized clinical focus in individualized medicine. This will provide diverse research opportunities for the applicant interested in genetic relationships to disease.
Washington State University is a PAC-12 school and a land-grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 22,000 students on its Pullman campus and another 10,000 students statewide. The University of Idaho, also a land-grant university, is located in Moscow, Idaho, 8 miles from the Pullman campus. These communities offer a friendly, small-town living environment and access to a rich assortment of cultural, recreational and athletic attractions. Pullman (population 34,000) has a four-season climate, clean air, good schools, affordable homes, and a low crime rate. Pullman is 75 miles south of Spokane, Washington, and lies close to recreational areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit: http://www.pullmanchamber.com. The university's web page, www.wsu.edu, offers additional information about WSU and the surrounding area.
This position has not been designated to require a background check.
Position Closing Date:
November 30, 2021
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants are required to submit electronic application including; 1) cover letter which summarizes candidate's qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) summary of teaching interests and goals; 4) summary of research interests and goals; 5) a statement addressing your philosophy regarding equity, inclusion and diversity, and 6) the contact information for three (3) professional references. Apply at, https://wsu.edu/jobs. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Annie Chen-Allen, Chair of the Search Committee, by email (email@example.com) or by telephone (509) 335-0821.
1) Cover letter
2) Curriculum vitae
3) Summary of Teaching Interests
4) Summary of Research Interests
5) Diversity statement
6) Contact Information for (3) professional references, renewal
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.