Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor Veterinary Neurology/Neurosurgery Program
Washington State University
Location: Pullman, Washington
Internal Number: 4458816
Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor Veterinary Neurology/Neurosurgery Program
Available Title(s): 164-NN_FACULTY - Clinical Assistant Professor - Career, 165-NN_FACULTY - Clinical Associate Professor - Career, 166-NN_FACULTY - Clinical Professor - Career, 270-NN_FACULTY - Assistant Professor, 280-NN_FACULTY - Associate Professor
Business Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor Veterinary Neurology/Neurosurgery Program
Employee Type: Faculty
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) seeks to fill a full-time continuous career track (clinical track) or permanent tenure track faculty position within the Neurology/Neurosurgery section of its Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH). The position is available immediately. Salary range is $145,000 - $200,000 depending on qualifications and level of experience and includes a generous benefits package. This position may be eligible for an additional stipend based on clinical service.
The VTH is a full-service referral and primary care center that aspires to be the country's best academic veterinary hospital for patients, students, clients, colleagues, and community. The joint mission of the VTH and VCS is to improve the health and well-being of all animals through excellence in medical care, training future veterinarians, and finding innovative ways to diagnose and treat disease. Dedicated to this vision and mission are more than 60 full-time faculty members and 170 staff and house officers. Successful applicants will join a dynamic team with expertise in primary care practice, internal medicine, emergency and critical care, surgery, cardiology, and oncology. The VTH is the leading referral center in the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest with over 20,000 patient visits per year.
The Neurology/Neurosurgery service is currently rebuilding and presently comprises a board-certified neurologist, a dedicated team of licensed veterinary technicians and a patient care coordinator. Neurodiagnostic capabilities in the VTH include in-house magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, and electrodiagnostic equipment including electroencephalogram. Our surgical facility is equipped with a full range of neurosurgical equipment including an operating microscope, a stereotactic brain biopsy system, and a Nico Myraid for tumor resection. Our physical rehabilitation facility is equipped with an underwater treadmill, electric muscle stimulator, therapeutic laser, therapeutic ultrasound and acupuncture and is under the supervision of a certified canine rehabilitation therapist and practitioner.
Summary of Duties:
The successful applicant will provide clinical service within the Neurology/Neurosurgery service while providing clinical and didactic instruction of professional veterinary students, interns, and residents. Opportunities may exist for scholarship/research within the candidate's area of interest. Successful applicants should be able to effectively communicate and work collegially and collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds and demonstrate a commitment and relevant ability to successfully advocate for diversity and values of diversity and inclusion.
The candidate must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM, VMD) degree or a related foreign equivalent degree (such as a BVSc), and be board-eligible in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) (ACVIM) or the European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN), or board-certified, by the date of hire.
Considerations regarding faculty track and rank will be determined based on the interests and qualifications of the candidate, as will division of effort. For tenure track consideration, candidates must demonstrate a significant record of scholarship. Regardless of faculty track, candidates for Associate Professor and Professor should have evidence of progressively higher levels of experience and expertise in the provision of outstanding clinical service, clinical teaching, and/or research/scholarship.
The WSU CVM is organized into five departments/schools, 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 Health, each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service (https://vetmed.wsu.edu/).
Washington State University is a PAC-12 school and a land-grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 20,000 students on the Pullman campus and 30,000 students system-wide. 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 has a four-season climate, clean air, good schools, affordable homes, and a low crime rate. Pullman (population 34,000) is about 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.
$145,000 - $200,000 Commensurate with qualification and experience.
In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
This position will remain open until filled.
Applicants are required to submit an electronic application through www.hrs.wsu.edu/jobs including a cover letter summarizing the candidate's qualifications and stating desired faculty track and rank; curriculum vitae; summary statement of teaching interests and goals; statement of commitment/contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; contact information including email address and phone number for three (3) professional references.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Robert Mealey, Chair, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, by email (email@example.com) or by telephone (509) 335-0738.
1) Cover letter summarizing candidate's qualifications and stating desired faculty track and rank
2) Curriculum vitae
3) Summary of teaching interests and goals
4) Statement of research interests and goals
5) Statement of commitment/contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion
6) Contact information for three (3) professional references
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