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Employment Opportunities at VA-MD Vet Med

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at VA-MD Vet Med. To apply for one of the positions below, click on the job title and you will be re-directed to the Virginia Tech application website. For questions about any of the open positions or assistance with the application process, please contact:

Lynett Cruise
Human Resources Generalist
Phone:540-231-4206

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Open Positions at VA-MD Vet Med

Anesthesia Technician

Posted Thursday, September 03, 2015

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Anesthesia Technician. Under the supervision of the anesthesiologist, assists in the acquisition, preparation and application of equipment and supplies required for the administration of anesthesia for both large and small animal. Provides support in anesthesia for routine and complex cases by preparing and maintaining patient monitoring devices and anesthesia delivery systems. Assists in other areas of the hospital as directed by supervisor.

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Facilities and Grounds Worker

Posted Friday, August 28, 2015

Provide support to the Facilities Department in the daily operation of the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia. The EMC is a 24/7 emergency and referral equine veterinary hospital situated on approximately 200 acres of land and consisting of over 100,000 square feet of hospital, research, office and educational space. This position works directly for facilities department in the performance of routine and non-routine daily tasks. These tasks include general and light plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry, masonry, facility and grounds maintenance, setup and tear down of meeting spaces. Provides a wide range of facility support to a variety of departments and constituents.

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Administrative and Program Specialist

Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Department of Population Health Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking an Administrative and Program Specialist. The Administrative and Program Specialist will provide support to the department and the Center for for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine (CPCVM), by answering departmental and program-related phone calls providing fiscal and administrative support, including processing accounts payable, human resources and payroll processing, travel expense reimbursements, and purchasing reconciliations; ordering and managing office supplies; scheduling and arranging meetings, reserving meeting rooms, making travel arrangements; assisting with faxes, copying, and other miscellaneous activities as assigned. In supporting the CollegeGÇÖs international programs this position will provide general administrative support to activities such as facilitating faculty and student exchange programs; preparation of documents and follow through for visa applications; and general support for coordination of the programs.

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DVM Student Support Specialist

Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Academic Affairs Department is seeking a DVM Student Support Specialist. The primary responsibility for this position is to provide friendly, accurate and timely assistance to students, faculty, staff, and guests to the Academic Affairs Office. Serves as the primary contact and support for DVM students who are in years one, two, and three. In addition, this position provides administrative support to Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Director of Admissions.

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Administrative Assistant

Posted Friday, August 21, 2015

The Department of Biomedical Science in the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking an Administrative Assistant. This position will assist in the management of personnel, fiscal and administrative issues. Monitor and track salaries on grants. Make payroll changes/labor redistribution related to these grants, as needed and reconcile departmental sub accounts. Monitor and track appointments of faculty on various committees. Monitor 2 and 4 year timelines for pre-tenure reviews and clinical faculty reappointments. Prepare P&T (promotion and tenure) documents in readiness for deadlines of mandatory P&T. Responsible for fixed assets inventory. Arrange department meetings. Compose letters and correspondence under the instruction of Department Head. Perform administrative tasks assigned by the Department Head as needed.

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Veterinary Service Technician / Specialist

Posted Thursday, August 13, 2015

The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, VA is seeking a Veterinary Service Technician. This position works directly for patient care services to assist clinicians with the performance of their daily patient care needs including emergency, outpatient and inpatient cases. Provides quality care for all equine patients to include the provision of intensive care for non-isolated and isolated cases, treatments and medication administration; assists with diagnostic procedures involving all imaging modalities; operating room support and case circulation; laboratory and pathology testing, necropsy support; preparation of medications; anesthesia support. Provides skills training for veterinary technician students, veterinary students and patient care staff. Provides shared rotational emergency after hours and weekend on-call coverage for the operating room and after-hours (evening and night shift) coverage for the nursing department.

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Lead Pharmacy Technician

Posted Thursday, August 13, 2015

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital is seeking qualified candidates for the position Lead Pharmacy Technician.
This position assists the pharmacist in the daily operation of the hospital pharmacy by preparing medications, filling cliniciansGÇÖ prescriptions, delivering and charging medications for in- and out-patients under the direct supervision of the pharmacist. Performs various technical and clerical duties to ensure accurate professional and lawful execution of standards established by the State Board of Pharmacy for clinical and hospital operations. As an expert in carrying out these tasks, guides training of new staff and assists in on-going training of less experienced staff.

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Veterinary Nursing Assistant

Posted Thursday, August 13, 2015

The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia, part of Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a Veterinary Nurse Assistant. This position performs direct patient care duties and barn care duties as assigned. Duties include mucking, stripping, bedding, disinfecting and sterilization of stalls. Prepares patients for dismissal. Participates in the care of research herd. Assists veterinary staff in removal and storage of carcasses after regular hours. Assists with nursing duties as needed. Operates basic farm machinery to include tractors, trucks, riding mowers and forklifts.

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Assistant/Associate Professor/Clinical Pathology

Posted Thursday, August 13, 2015

This tenure-track faculty position may be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank in either Tenure-track or Clinical-track, depending on the experience, and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Major Responsibilities
1) Provide diagnostic Veterinary Clinical Pathology Service to include cytology, hematology and clinical chemistry
2) Provide clinical pathology instruction for DVM students.
3) Train Clinical Pathology residents that include teaching advanced courses, and participate in Clin Path workshop for anatomic path residents.
4) Actively participate in weekly slide seminar and journal clubs.
5) Collaborate with other faculty on advanced test development and clinical research including clinical trials.
6) Serve as PI for extramurally funded research program (Tenure-Track only) and participate in collaborative research (clinical and tenure track)
7) Adhere to the responsibilities of the faculty as described by the Faculty Handbook (www.provost.vt.edu/fhb.html)

A research and publication track record in a research focus area of the college, ideally within the
areas of: a) Infectious Diseases, b) Inflammatory/regulatory disorders(including cancer) or c) Translational/regenerative medicine. There will be opportunities to develop independent and collaborative research programs within and outside the Veterinary Medicine College including at various life sciences-oriented Institutes. Please see web links below. The other responsibility will be to rotate clinical pathology service with two other ACVP boarded clinical pathologists (approx. 12-15 weeks). Clinical service includes review of cytology, hematology and clinical chemistry. Development of advanced diagnostics is especially encouraged.

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Veterinary Nurse

Posted Friday, August 07, 2015

Seeking qualified candidates for the position of Veterinary Nurse in the Virginia Tech Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center located in Leesburg, Virginia. This position provides care for equine patients through administration of medications treatments, specimen collectiion, monitoring vital signs, records keeping and assisting in the preparation and performance of special and emergency procedures, and maintains acceptable levels of cleanliness in barns, treatment areas and other related areas.

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Clinical Asst/Assoc Prof of Equine Internal Medicine

Posted Monday, June 22, 2015

The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Leesburg, Virginia, part of Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor of Equine Internal Medicine to begin duties in the late summer/fall of 2015. Located in affluent Northern Virginia, the EMC is in the heart of the mid-Atlantic regionGÇÖs horse country, close to an abundant variety of cultural and outdoor activities, and has great school systems.
Our team of board-certified specialists in ACVIM, ACVS, ACVSMR, ACT and ABVP is committed to providing exceptional, comprehensive and compassionate veterinary care, being a valuable educational resource for referring veterinarians, future veterinarians and clients, and contributing to the advancement of new knowledge through innovative scholarship and clinical discovery. Our caseload of more than 2,500 equids annually consists of horses of all breeds, ages and disciplines, and involves a diverse mix of surgical and medical cases including advanced specialty care, neonatal intensive care, and emergency and critical care. We are extremely fortunate to serve conscientious clients and dedicated referring veterinarians.
The clinical activities of the EMC are supported by a 24-stall hospital, ICU stalls for neonates and adults, a separate 8-stall biosafety level 2 isolation unit, a comprehensive clinical laboratory, digital radiography and ultrasonography, nuclear scintigraphy, video gastroscopy and a large technical staff including many licensed veterinary technicians.
The position to be filled is that of a full time, clinical track faculty member at the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center. Candidates must have a DVM, VMD, or equivalent degree, have completed a clinical residency program, and have board certification in Large Animal Internal Medicine (ACVIM, ECVIM). Preference will be given to applicants with experience in equine internal medicine in a busy referral setting and who possess exceptional communication skills. The effort allocation of the position is heavily toward clinical service with at least 75% assignment to this activity. Instruction (mainly on the clinic floor) of ~15% and scholarly and non-assigned service activities of ~10% completes the proposed duties portfolio. In the latter case the appointee will be expected to undertake innovative scholarship necessary to enhance the reputation and caseload of the internal medicine and emergency critical care services. This is an essential part of the mission of the college. The successful appointee will join another board-certified internist and 4 board-certified surgeons and will share in the clinical and didactic teaching of students in the veterinary curriculum, the training of interns and residents in their general and specialty emphasis areas, and mentoring of graduate students when appropriate. The appointee will be expected to participate in clinical emergency duty with other medicine faculty.

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Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Equine Surgery

Posted Monday, June 22, 2015

The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia, part of Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor of Equine Surgery to begin employment at the EMC in the fall/winter of 2015. Located in affluent Northern Virginia, the EMC is in the heart of the mid-Atlantic regionGÇÖs horse country, close to an abundant variety of cultural and outdoor activities, and has great school systems.
Our team of board-certified specialists in ACVS, ACVSMR, ACVIM, ACT and ABVP is committed to providing exceptional, comprehensive and compassionate veterinary care, being a valuable educational resource for referring veterinarians, future veterinarians and clients, and contributing to the advancement of new knowledge through innovative scholarship and clinical discovery. Our caseload of more than 2,500 equids annually consists of horses of all breeds, ages and disciplines. There is a diverse mix of surgical and medical cases including advanced specialty care, sports medicine, orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, neonatology and emergency and critical care. We are extremely fortunate to serve conscientious clients and dedicated referring veterinarians.
The clinical activities of the EMC are supported by standing MRI (Hallmarq), digital radiography and ultrasonography, nuclear scintigraphy, fluoroscopy, 2 OR suites, a 24-stall hospital, a comprehensive regenerative medicine laboratory, a large technical staff including many licensed veterinary technicians, and a certified journeyman farrier.
The position to be filled is that of a full time, clinical track faculty member at the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center. Candidates must have a DVM, VMD, or equivalent degree, have completed a clinical residency program, and have board certification (or board eligible) in Large Animal Surgery (ACVS, ECVS). Preference will be given to applicants with specialist experience in equine surgery, particularly sports medicine and podiatry in a busy referral setting. Exceptional communication skills are essential. The effort allocation of the position is heavily toward clinical service with at least 75% assignment to this activity. In this capacity the successful candidate will work closely with a newly established podiatry service at the center. Instruction (mainly on the clinic floor) is assigned at ~15% and scholarly and non-assigned service activities at ~10%. In the latter case the appointee will be expected to undertake innovative scholarship activities necessary to enhance the reputation and caseload of the sports medicine and podiatry service. The successful appointee will join our faculty of 4 board-certified surgeons and 1 board-certified internist and will share in the clinical and didactic teaching of students in the veterinary curriculum, the training of interns and residents in their general and specialty emphasis areas, and mentoring of graduate students when appropriate. The appointee will be expected to participate in clinical emergency duty in surgery and critical care with other surgical faculty. This is mission critical as the EMC receives over 20% of its surgical caseload after hours.

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Clinical Instructor - Small Animal Surgery

Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a 1-year Clinical Instructor position in Small Animal Surgery. The successful candidate will join a team of 5 other small animal surgeons.

The primary job responsibility will be to alternately lead one of two surgical services (orthopedic or soft tissue) and participate in laboratory and small group clinical instruction. The applicant must be committed to excellent patient management, client service, and clinical teaching.

We will consider candidates who have finished residency training and are preparing for surgery boards. In this circumstance, we will consolidate most of the off clinic time (10 weeks) to just prior to the board exam.

When the candidate is assigned to clinical service, they will have primary responsibility of patient care and supervision of students, interns, residents, and graduate students from various disciplines. Additional responsibilities include consultations within the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and outside referring veterinarians.

Teaching responsibilities will include clinical instruction in surgery and related disciplines. Other teaching assignments may include operative and other related teaching laboratories. Participation in general small animal surgery service activities, such as meetings, resident seminars, journal club and rounds is expected.

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Anesthesia Technician

Posted Wednesday, January 07, 2015

The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, VA is seeking an Anesthesia Technician. This position provides the EMC with anesthesia services in both elective, research/teaching, and emergency situations. Assists with teaching of technical skills in anesthesia and critical care. Assist with critical care services when requested, in particular when skills as an anesthetist will contribute to improved care of the patient.

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Asst/Assoc Professor-Clinical Track Dermatology

Posted Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a faculty position in Dermatology. This is a full-time clinical track position.

The primary job responsibility will be management of the dermatology service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and one-day, every other week, at the Roanoke Satellite Clinic. In addition, the successful candidate will provide consultation to primary care clinicians in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and referring veterinarians.

Teaching assignments will include didactic teaching of student courses and participation in laboratories involving dermatology and related disciplines. The successful candidate will also participate in continuing education programs of the College and faculty governance activities. The candidate must be committed to excellent patient management, client service and clinical teaching. Participation is expected in general departmental service activities, such as meetings, resident seminars, journal club and rounds.

Research responsibilities will vary based on the interest and qualification of the candidate and may include collaborative or translational research. The successful candidate will be encouraged to work with ongoing research programs within the College. Independent and/or collaborative creative scholarship is expected in order to contribute to the scholarly mission of the department.

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Asst/Assoc Professor-Tenure/Clinical Track Diagnostic Imag

Posted Thursday, July 03, 2014

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a position in Diagnostic Imaging. This is a full-time position that may be tenure or clinical track based on the qualifications of the applicant.

The successful candidate will join a team of 4 ACVR Diplomates. The primary job responsibility will be to alternately direct one of two radiology services (Radiology or Ultrasound) within the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Service responsibilities may also include teleradiographic interpretation of cases from the Roanoke Satellite Clinic and may include occasional travel to the Satellite Clinic for outpatient ultrasound service. The diagnostic imaging section provides both outpatient imaging services and referral image interpretation. The radiology section has the following equipment: MRI (1.5 T Philips) with large animal imaging capabilities, CT (Toshiba 16 slice), ultrasound (two Philips IU22 units), nuclear imaging (NucLear MAC and Mirage with motion correction) and digital radiology studies.

The successful candidate will also participate in continuing education programs of the College and faculty governance activities. The candidate must be committed to excellent patient management, client service and clinical teaching.

Teaching assignments will include didactic teaching of core, track and/or elective student courses and participation in laboratories involving radiology. The radiology section maintains a four-year residency training/graduate degree program with two residents. The successful candidate will share responsibilities associated with resident training. Participation is expected in general radiology service activities, such as meetings, resident seminars, journal club and rounds.

Research responsibilities will vary based on the interest and qualification of the candidate and may include collaborative or translational research. The successful candidate will be encouraged to work with ongoing research programs within the College. Independent and/or collaborative creative scholarship is expected in order to contribute to the scholarly mission of the department.

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