The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine announces an outstanding opportunity for a full-time clinical track faculty position in Equine Field Service (ambulatory). Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree and be eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio. Candidates with ABVP certification in equine practice or 5 years of experience in a busy equine primary care practice are preferred. Equine Field Service is a component of the Equine Section, consisting of 9 faculty, 6 residents and 2 interns. The greater Columbus area boasts a diverse variety of equine performance disciplines, breeding farms, and companion horses. Central Ohio is home to the All American Quarter Horse Congress.
The Equine Field Service is located within the comprehensive Veterinary Medical Center and Galbreath Equine Center with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment including digital radiography, ultrasonography, computed tomography, 3 Tesla MRI, 128 Slice CT, Interventional Radiology/Medicine suite. The Equine Field Service vehicles are equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, and endoscopy among other equipment and supplies to support a high-quality field service practice.
Equine Field Service clinicians provide on-site equine primary care for the Central Ohio equine community with support from the comprehensive academic veterinary medical center. Primary responsibilities include year-round clinical teaching of professional students and interns. Some primary and backup after-hours care is expected.
The majority of teaching responsibilities include clinical teaching of fourth year veterinary students and field service interns. In addition, there will be involvement in pre-clinical core and elective didactic and laboratory courses. The appointee is expected to foster a robust and diverse caseload in ambulatory practice through the delivery of leading-edge, comprehensive and compassionate patient care; exceptional client/customer service; and outreach and engagement with the animal-owning public and other constituents. Our goal is to prepare practice-ready graduates who are competent and confident to practice broadly along the spectrum of care. Faculty members are also expected to be involved in professional and community outreach, continuing education, committee service, and curriculum development.
The appointee will be assigned up to 80% time in clinics and the clinical teaching of students and advanced training of interns. Sponsored research is not required for clinical track faculty, yet clinical research, publications or other scholarly activities to advance clinical veterinary medicine are expected and encouraged.
The appointee will join a program designed to maintain two full-time field service faculty and two field service interns. The Department supports a faculty of over 70 clinical specialists, educators, and investigators along with extensive training programs for professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. The College of Veterinary Medicine (www.vet.osu.edu) is ranked 4th among North American colleges of veterinary medicine by US News and World Report. Columbus is the 14th ranked city by population in the United States (population over 850,000) and supports a vibrant, multifaceted community (www.experiencecolumbus.com).
Additional Information for Applicants::
Collegiality, civility, mutual support, and respect for others are strongly held values in the College of Veterinary Medicine. We support diverse beliefs and the free exchange of ideas and expect that faculty, staff, and students promote these values and apply them in a professional manner in all academic endeavors. Candidates should have excellent communication skills and an ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and staff. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Matthew Brokken, by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), telephone (614 292-7105).
Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of intent stating professional goals and interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of four references to Dr. Richard M. Bednarski, Chair, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, 601 Tharp St., Columbus, OH 43210 or via e-mail (email@example.com). The Ohio State University is an EEO/AA Employer and promotes a tobacco-free campus.
Physical Requirements: Pushing/pulling/lifting up to 50 pounds; Exposure to animal dander and/or zoonotic diseases; Exposure to needle sticks, hazardous chemicals, and/or bio hazardous waste.
D.V.M.; Ohio Veterinary License.
Specialty board certification.
Target Salary: Negotiable
Job Category: Instructional/Faculty
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.