Academic-Track or Clinical-Track Faculty Position in Neurology/Neurosurgery
Academic-Track or Clinical-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Neurology/Neurosurgery The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University invites applications for a faculty position in veterinary neurology/neurosurgery. Applicants are invited to apply for an academic- track, clinical-‐track, or shared private practice (Tufts VETS) position at the assistant, clinical assistant, associate professor, or clinical associate professor level. Anticipated percentage time allocations for the academic‐track position are 50% clinical service and 50% academic time. Expectations for the academic-‐track position include didactic teaching and development of a research program in neurology or neurosurgery that attracts external funding. The Boston region offers a vibrant biomedical community with collaborative research opportunities with other universities and private industry. Time allocations for a clinical-‐track position are 75% clinical service and 25% academic time, with expectations for scholarly work and teaching. The commitments of the shared private practice position would be negotiable.
Clinical service at the Cummings School includes shared back up on-‐call for the neurology residents who consult on emergency cases during nights and weekends. Neurosurgery on‐call is shared with Orthopedic Surgery. Competency in neurosurgery is preferred, but training and mentoring in this area can be provided. Residency training is an important component of this position and three residents are currently enrolled in the program. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Cummings School has a progressive external consulting policy allowing for salary supplementation. A flexible workweek will be considered. Requirements include a DVM or equivalent degree and completion of a formal residency in neurology. Preference will be given to individuals who are ACVIM (Neurology) or ECVN board-certified.
The neurology service is supported by outstanding radiology, critical care (24 hours), oncology, medicine, cardiology, ophthalmology, anesthesia and orthopedic surgery services. Available state-of-the-art equipment includes a linear accelerator, Toshiba 16 slice helical CT, Siemens symphony 1.5T MRI, Codman ICP express and electrodiagnostic equipment. A search for new MRI scanner is currently underway.
The positions are available immediately and the search will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Applicants should send a letter of intent outlining their interests, experience, and qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and the names of 3 professional references to:
Dr. Nicholas Frank, Professor and Chair Department of Clinical Sciences
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University 200 Westboro Rd, North Grafton, MA 01536.