Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor of Cardiology
Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine
April 12, 2018
West Lafayette, Indiana
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
DVM or equivalent
The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, invites applications for a full-time (12 month) clinical track faculty position in cardiology at the Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor level. Qualifications for the position include a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or board eligibility in cardiology from the ACVIM or ECVIM. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. A background check will be required for employment in this position.
The successful candidate will join an established clinical service which includes 2 tenured faculty, 1.5 technicians, and 2 cardiology residents. The comparative cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology service is well equipped with digital ECG, GE Vivid E9 echocardiography with digital database and review station, GE VividQ, Medtronic and St. Jude pacemaker programmers, and hemostatic assays including thromboelastography and platelet aggregometry. The service has a dedicated 650 ft2 stand-alone interventional catheterization laboratory that is extensively equipped including invasive hemodynamic recording system, cardiac output computers, and Philips Pulsera digital C-arm. The service has a busy interventional caseload with approximately 70-100 cases annually.
The position will have an approximate 60% clinical appointment. The successful candidate will actively participate in the learning, discovery and engagement activities of the College and Department. These activities include: Service and Engagement: Clinical duties will include primary case responsibility, training of cardiology residents, teaching of veterinary and veterinary technology students, provision of consultation to other services within the hospital, and participation in the established extension cardiology service approximately one day each week. Learning: Emphasis will be on clinical training of DVM students, house officers, and veterinary technician students with didactic opportunities commensurate with the individual’s interest. Discovery: The individual is not expected to initiate independent research, but participation in ongoing or collaborative research that complements and builds on current interests and strengths of the cardiovascular medicine service, department, and College is expected. Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills, and be able to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, house officers, referring veterinarians, and animal owners. The College is highly supportive of individual faculty career growth and development with a formal faculty mentoring program in place.
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.
Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of intent describing professional goals including, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and contact information of three professional references to: Ms. Tressa Bowman, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2026, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
DVM or equivalent degree and board certification or board eligibility in cardiology from the ACVIM or ECVIM.
About Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine
Located in West Lafayette, Indiana between Indianapolis and Chicago, Purdue University is one of the nation’s leading land grant universities with a full range of academic majors, over 38,000 students, and more than 10,000 employees. Our West Lafayette campus can be likened to a small city. We have our own fire and police departments, computing infrastructure, health center, power plant, banquet and catering facilities, veterinary teaching hospital, and printing and transportation services. Purdue University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages each individual to strive to reach his or her own potential.
The VCS department is one of three departments in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Our mission is to educate members of the veterinary health care team and biomedical community, to create and communicate knowledge, and to provide outstanding clinical service for the citizens of Indiana and surrounding region.