Instructor in Neurosurgery

The Department of Clinical Sciences at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University invites applications for a twelve-month instructorship in Small Animal Neurology and Neurosurgery. The successful candidate will receive advanced training in neurosurgery for the first six months while working on the neurology-neurosurgery service. This will be followed by a six-month period as a staff neurologist on the neurology service. This position involves teaching and resident mentoring, and there will be opportunities for clinical research. The one-year instructorship is divided into two six-month units; satisfactory performance for the first six-month period is required for continuation into the second period.

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 the ECVN board-certified. The applicant selected for this position will be appointed as an Instructor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The neurology service is supported by outstanding radiology, critical care (24 hours), and orthopedic surgery services. Available state-of-the-art equipment includes electro-diagnostics, linear accelerator, helical CT, and MRI. The neurology service consists of two board-certified neurologists, three residents, and two technicians.

The position is available July 2012 and the search will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Please send a letter of intent outlining your interests, experience and qualifications, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references to:

Dr. Nicholas Frank
Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
200 Westboro Road
North Grafton, MA 01536

Questions can be directed to Dr. Dominik Faissler at (508) 839-5395.

Tufts University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.