Job Book for OKLAHOMA 

Date Posted:June 20, 2014
Contact Person:Susan Little
Practice Name:Oklahoma State University
Address:250 McElroy Hall
Stillwater, OK 740782014
Phone:(405)744-8523
E-Mail:susan.little@okstate.com
Practice Type:University
Job Type:Faculty
Head, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology. The Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University is seeking applications for the position of Head of the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology. Candidates must have demonstrated administrative, teaching, and research abilities and credentials necessary for appointment to the rank of Professor. While candidates with both the DVM (or equivalent) and PhD degrees are preferred, candidates with either the DVM or PhD and significant experience in veterinary medical education are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will direct teaching, research, and diagnostic services (pathology, clinical pathology, and parasitology) of the department and must have well developed organizational and interpersonal skills. Furthermore, the Department Head will be responsible for promoting faculty scholarship and development and maintaining programmatic excellence in teaching, service, and research for both tenure track and clinical track faculty. The Department Head will also be expected to maintain a program of outstanding individual scholarship in teaching, service, and/or research. The Department of Veterinary Pathobiology has 18 tenured or tenure-track faculty serving the College and the Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory. In addition, the department has four clinical track faculty with scholarship expectations from their primarily service roles. Research interests of departmental faculty include molecular pathogenesis, epidemiology, and prevention of important viral, bacterial, and parasitic infectious diseases with areas of emphasis in respiratory infections and vector borne disease agents. The Department serves as home to the National Center for Veterinary Parasitology and the OSU Tick Researchers Group, and is an active partner in the Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases. Departmental faculty are also responsible for teaching and providing research training opportunities to students enrolled in both the veterinary professional (DVM) and the College-wide veterinary biomedical sciences graduate (MS, PhD) program, as well as providing clinical diagnostic training to fourth-year veterinary students from Oklahoma State and partner institutions and the certification of ECFVG candidates. Opportunities for multidisciplinary research exists with faculty in the College's other two academic departments, and with other faculty on the Stillwater campus, at the OSU Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa, and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma State University enrolls approximately 26,000 students on its main campus in Stillwater, a college town of approximately 46,000 located about an hour from both Tulsa and Oklahoma city. Stillwater, the home to Red Dirt music, was recently named as the 6th fastest growing small town in America by Forbes magazine. Numerous leisure activities are available including camping, hiking, golf, tennis, state parks, lakes for boating and fishing, theatre productions, rodeos, and the excitement of Big XII sporting events. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and statement of educational, research, and service philosophies, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of 3 references to Dr. Susan Little, Chair of the Search Committee, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, 250 McElroy Hall, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-2014 (405-744-8523, susan.little@okstate.edu). To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by September 1, 2014; review of applications will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.
Date Posted:June 6, 2014
Contact Person: Dr. Reed Holyoak
Practice Name:Oklahoma State University Veterinary Clinical Sciences
E-Mail:reed.holyoak@okstate.edu
Practice Type:University
Job Type:Internship
Currently Searching for Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Rotating Intern Open: July 1, 2014 or until filled. Oklahoma State University Veterinary Clinical Sciences is presently looking for (1) one Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Rotating Intern to add to the four new rotating interns starting on June 16. This position will not start until July 1, 2014, or until filled. Please include your CV, copy of transcripts, a letter of intent and a three or four letters of reference. If interested, submit your application packet to Dr. Reed Holyoak, VCS Department Head, reed.holyoak@okstate.edu, he will forward on to the Intern Committee for their review and consideration. We will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. RESPONSIBILITIES Each intern will participate under supervision of faculty in the instructional and clinical service programs of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Responsibilities will include instruction of veterinary students, participation in patient care, sharing of emergency duties and other duties determined by the Department. The program encompasses approximately 53 weeks, allowing a 5 day overlap with the outgoing interns to facilitate acclimation of new interns to the daily functions of the hospital. Each intern will rotate through the following services: Community Practice; Referral Internal Medicine; Referral Surgery; Emergency/Critical Care; Ophthalmology; Elective Rotations, Annual Leave is 2 weeks and 1 week at Christmas or New Years. Interns provide Monday through Friday emergency duty as a rotation (EMS) separate from other duties. Interns assigned to the EMS rotation are required to remain in-house from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Monday through Friday. Coverage of emergency duty on the weekends is provided by the other interns on a rotating basis. Interns on weekend emergency duty are not required to remain in-house but must be able to reach the hospital within 10 minutes. Didactic training includes weekly house officer seminars (interns are required to present one seminar per year), surgery journal club, internal medicine journal club, surgery resident rounds, rounds within the various sections of the hospital, and weekly intern lectures from various specialists. An intern techniques laboratory is taught early in the course of the internship. An annual salary of $26,000.00 will be paid out on the 30th day of each month. BENEFITS Benefits include sick leave and medical insurance. Professional liability is covered by the Tort Claims Act. Your medical insurance will begin the first day of the month following your employment date. Depending on the coverage you select you may be charged a monthly fee for your medical insurance. As part of the OSU Get Fit plan, you have the opportunity to join free of charge, either the Colvin Center or the Seretean Wellness Center. Both facilities offer fitness equipment, classes and recreational activities. In addition you will be allowed two weeks of annual leave, and earn monthly sick leave. Leave dates must be approved by Section Chief. Additional Requirements from the Program Must acquire Oklahoma Faculty License prior to start of internship and provide proof of current rabies vaccination (adequate titer within the last two years) or proof of rabies booster. Additional information for graduates of universities outside of the United States and Canada To obtain a Faculty license the following is REQUIRED by the Oklahoma State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners: Applicant must be a graduate of a college of veterinary medicine approved by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) or certified by the Education Council on Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG); or Applicant may have passed the National Board Examination (NBE), the Clinical Competency Test (CCT), or North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (Navle); or be currently licensed in good standing in another state, or be board certified in a specialty recognized by the AVMA. Is a contract required? Yes Is a non-compete clause required? Yes If yes, what is the time and distance? Conflict of interest policies prohibit you from practicing veterinary medicine outside your officially assigned duties during your internship. Exceptions to this policy must be pre-approved and signed by your department head. Is a State license required? Yes If yes, what is the licensure fee? $125.00 for Oklahoma Faculty License
Date Posted:May 14, 2014
Contact Person: Dr. Robert W. Fulton
Practice Name:Oklahoma State University
Address:
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone:(405)744-8170
E-Mail:Robert.fulton@okstate.edu
Practice Type:University
Job Type:Research
Sitlington Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases- The Center for Veterinary Health Services (CVHS), Department of Veterinary Pathobiology (VPB), Oklahoma State University requests applications and nominations for a faculty position and the Sitlington Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases. This Chair carries an endowment of $3 million for the development of the Chair's research program. The appointee is expected to develop and sustain an extramurally funded research program in the area of infectious diseases, ranging from molecular to applied aspects of infection. The CVHS and VPB have a distinguished and active research program committed to infectious diseases of animals and humans. While the specific research are of the candidate is open, a focus complementing existing research departmental programs of viral and bacterial pathogenesis, microbial/viral genomics, vector-borne infections, pathogen host interaction, host immunity, and vaccinology would be preferred. Remodeled BSL-2 and BSL-3 laboratories, as well as start-up and relocation support, will be provided. OSU and the CVHS have excellent research support facilities including flow cytometry; confocal and electron microscopy, microbial fermentation, animal care facilities for conventional and biocontainment housing of research animals, including laboratory and food animals, and excellent molecular biology support facilities including nucleic acid and protein sequencing and synthesis, mass spectrometry, micro-array and NMR. Other responsibilities of a successful candidate will include graduate student and postdoctoral training and collaborative research with other faculty. A qualification for the Chair includes an earned PhD. Those with a DVM or equivalent degree and advanced degree are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate should have a proven record of current research productivity and sustained research support from NIH, NSF, DoD, or other federal agencies. Appointment will be at the associate or full professorial rank, and salary will be competitive with the rank. Nominations and applications by interested applicants should include a curriculum vitae, description of the research program, plans for further program development , and the names and addresses of five references addressed to Dr. Robert W. Fulton, Chair, Search Committee for the Sitlington Chair in Infectious Diseases, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078. Robert.fulton@okstate.edu Review of applications will begin July 1, 2014 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. College information is available at www.cvhs.okstate.edu and inquiries can be made at 405-744-8170 to Dr. Fulton. Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. OSU-Stillwater is a tobacco-free campus.
Date Posted:March 11, 2014
Contact Person:Jesse Pruyser, DVM
Practice Name:Buffalo Veterinary Clinic
Address:PO Box 560
Buffalo, OK 73834
Phone:(580)735-2113
E-Mail:jpruyser@yahoo.com
Practice Type:Mixed
Job Type:Associate
Associate needed for a three doctor mixed practice in northwest Oklahoma. Our practice is predominantly food animal and equine, some small animal, with room for growth in all areas. Clinic is equipped with in-house lab, ultrasound, digital radiography, and an equine surgery facility. Competitive salary and benefits.