The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, invites applications for a Health Professional Faculty Appointment (clinical position) in medical oncology. The position is available at the Assistant of Associate Professor rank depending on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will join a team of board-certified medical, surgical and radiological oncologists, residents and dedicated veterinary technicians. The Animal Cancer Care Clinic is a state-of-the-Art Facility that was opened in 2005 as part of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The ACCC facility is dedicated to the treatment of veterinary oncology patients and is fully equipped with a Varian 2100C linear accelerator, chemotherapy pharmacy, chemotherapy administrations suite, individual species' ward facilities, radioisotope therapy suites for dogs and cats, video-microscopy suite, ultrasound unit, examination rooms, rounds room, and individual office space. In addition, the teaching hospital offers a complete array of imaging modalities including a 16-slice helical CT scanner, a new 70 cm bore 1.5 Tesla onsite MRI and access to PET CT. the Veterinary Teaching Hospital also supports minimally invasive procedures, video endoscopy, physical therapy, clinical and diagnostic pathology, and a veterinary social work program. Michigan State University has two other medical schools on campus providing unique opportunities for collaboration. Additional opportunities for collaboration and seminars can be found at the University of Michigan, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Henry Ford Cancer Center, Breslin Cancer Center, and the Van Andel Research Institute. Department and college level mentorship programs are available to assist faculty members in professional development. Michigan State University, the pioneer land-grant school, is one of the top research universities in the world where veterinary science has been taught since its 1855 founding. Located on one of the nation's largest and greenest campuses, the East Lansing college-town atmosphere is complimented by low cost of living with convenient access to large population centers. Four-season Michigan offers a broad variety of outdoor activities. The successful candidate's responsibilities will include oncology case management, teaching of students, interns and residents, and contributions in the diffusions of expertise in medical oncology in collaboration with colleagues. Participation in committee assignments and curriculum development is also expected. Clinical effort is anticipated to be 60-70%. Applicants must have a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree and be eligible for clinical academic or full licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Michigan. Specialty board certification in medical oncology is preferred by board-eligible candidates will be considered. An advanced research degree, although not required, will be favorably considered. The candidate should have excellent communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with other clinicians and staff. Professional rank and salary are negotiable and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Michigan State University offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. Start date and length of initial appointment are negotiable. Michigan State University has an on-line, centralized application procedure and all candidates are asked to submit a package including letter of intent detailing career goals and interests, curriculum vitae, copies of their diplomas, and full names and contact information (phone numbers, e-mail, postal address, fax numbers) of 4 individuals acting as references to https://jobs.msu.edu, referencing position number 7270. Applications Deadline: April 1st, 2013, or until filled. Interested individuals wishing more information are invited and encouraged to contact Dr. William Schall, Search Committee Chair, and (517)355-1697. MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
|Date Posted:||March 12, 2013|
|Contact Person:||Dr. William Schall, Search Committee Chair|
|Practice Name:||Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan St University|
|Address:||736 Wilson Road, Room D208|
East Lansing, MI