The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University invites applications for an academic-track faculty position in small animal orthopedic surgery. Anticipated percentage time allocations for this position are 50% clinical service and teaching and 50% academic time. Requirements include a DVM degree or its equivalent and completion of an American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) residency. Preference will be given to individuals who are ACVS board certified. Rank and salary will be commensurate with training and experience. The Cummings School has a progressive external consulting policy allowing for salary supplementation. Strengths are required in teaching, research, and clinical service. Excellent opportunities exist to build clinical and translational research collaborations with researchers on the Boston and Medford campuses of Tufts University and elsewhere within the New England medical community.
The successful candidate will join four ACVS boarded surgeons and four residents in the Small Animal Surgery section at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals in North Grafton, MA. Clinical responsibilities include supervision of the orthopedic surgery service 50% of the year, and supporting residents on emergency duty on a rotating basis. Ample time exists to take advantage of the collaborative environment for clinical and basic research. Enthusiasm for teaching is a requirement for this position and responsibilities include clinical and didactic teaching, participation in third-year surgery labs, and instruction of residents and interns in all aspects of small animal orthopedic surgery, primary case management, and oversight of patients.
The Cummings Veterinary Medical Center serves the New England region and has a high caseload. The orthopedic surgery service is supported by outstanding diagnostic imaging, critical care (24 hours), anesthesia, neurology, medicine, cardiology, oncology, and ophthalmology services. Available state-of-the-art equipment includes two high definition arthroscopy towers, a full complement of fracture fixation instrumentation, a complete array of total hip replacement instrumentation, a Toshiba 16 slice helical CT, and Siemens symphony 1.5T MRI; a new 3.0T MRI scanner is scheduled for installation in 2017.
This position is available after July 15, 2017. An initial review of applications will be take place after October 15, 2016 but 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 three professional references to Dr. Nicholas Frank, Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, 200 Westboro Road, North Grafton, MA 01536. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Mike Kowaleski at email@example.com.
Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.