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Open Positions at VA-MD Vet Med
Posted Tuesday, March 08, 2016
The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia is seeking successful candidate for a Clinical Supply Assistant. This position ensures proper stocking of applicable supplies in all areas of the hospital as scheduled. Dispenses supplies and applies patient department charges and billing. Responsible for cleaning designated areas of the hospital and following proper cleaning protocol.
Posted Monday, March 07, 2016
The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a faculty position in Small Animal Surgery. This is a full-time clinical or tenure track position with academic rank based on qualifications of the applicant. The successful candidate will join a team of four other small animal surgeons. Start-up funds will be made available to help develop surgical skills, research or scholarly activity.
The primary job responsibility will be to alternately lead one of two surgical services (orthopedic, soft tissue). This will include primary patient care and supervision of clinical care delivered by students, interns, and residents assigned to the surgical service. Job may include occasional travel to VMCVM Satellite Clinic in Roanoke, Va.
Additional service responsibilities include consultations within the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and outside referring veterinarians, participate in continuing education programs of the College and participate in faculty governance activities.
Applicant must be committed to excellent patient management, client service, and clinical teaching.
Teaching responsibilities will include didactic, laboratory and small group clinical instruction in surgery and related disciplines. Clinical instruction in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital will be directed toward professional students, interns, residents and graduate students from various disciplines.
Participation in general small animal surgery service activities, such as meetings, resident seminars, journal club and rounds is expected.
Research responsibilities will vary based on the interest and qualification of the candidate and may include collaborative or translational research. This position 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.
Posted Monday, March 07, 2016
The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine seeks qualified applicants for a CSS (Central Sterile Supply)/Surgery Technician. This position assists faculty and house officers during surgical procedures for routine, emergency and after-hours cases. Instructs senior veterinary students by demonstrating and maintaining aseptic technique preoperatively, intraoperatively, and postoperatively. Maintains the daily flow of surgical operations to ensure availability of personnel and operating rooms for all procedures. Order and maintains supplies. Performs central sterile procedures including cleaning, packing and sterilizing surgical instruments and supplies. Assist in other areas as directed by supervisor. This position is essential and must report to work during inclement weather and authorized closings.
Posted Friday, March 04, 2016
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.
Posted Friday, March 04, 2016
The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine 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.
Posted Friday, March 04, 2016
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.
Posted Thursday, March 03, 2016
The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM) is recruiting for an Assistant / Associate Professor in the Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine (CPCVM). We are seeking a highly energetic veterinarian who will be responsible for the following:
Collaborating with the Director in expanding, executing, and monitoring intramural and extramural education and training in veterinary public practice, including veterinary public health and the One Health Initiative, population health at a local to national scope, international veterinary medicine, and public policy. The CPCVM collaborates with federal and state agencies, industry, professional organizations, and the corporate sector
Advising veterinary students interested in public and corporate veterinary practice, and veterinary private practitioners with an interest in transitioning into public practice.
Coordinating and expanding opportunities for senior veterinary student clerkships in public and corporate practice, and assisting with the coordination of international veterinary medicine activities for the College
Planning, executing and monitoring education and training programs in collaboration with the Director including VMCVM courses, clerkships, workshops, and symposia.
Developing distance learning courses in veterinary public practice.
Engaging stakeholders to assess current programs and identify future programs or career opportunities for veterinary students and graduate veterinarians..
Collaborating with other institutions, federal and state agencies, the corporate sector, and national organizations on public practice education programs.
Supporting the Director of CPCVM on an as-needed basis
Posted Thursday, February 25, 2016
The Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology in the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has an open 12-month faculty position at tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor level. This position involves teaching, research and clinical microbiology (with emphasis on diagnostic microbiology). The department and college have a strong vibrant nationally and internationally recognized microbiology program. The instructional responsibilities will be to teach microbiology in the DVM professional program, and there will be opportunities to teach graduate and resident level courses (bacteriology and virology) consistent with the candidateGÇÖs and collegeGÇÖs focus. Opportunities also exist to be involved in training clinical residents and/or Ph.D. students. Evidence of infectious diseases research in the following areas is especially encouraged: zoonotic diseases, natural and experimental animal models of infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance, vaccine development, and mechanisms of infectious disease resistance or susceptibility. Clinical diagnostic microbiology (virology and bacteriology) duties include clinical orientation and training in bacteriology/mycology, virology and serology in a diagnostic laboratory setting; experience in QA/QC in veterinary microbiology; supervision of diagnostic laboratory staff in bacteriology, virology, and mycology, serology; evaluation of case histories with appropriate timely suggestions to clientele, and recommendations on new technologies relative to microbiology assays. For more information about the college, please visit http://www.vetmed.vt.edu/ ; for departmental information including other areas of expertise please visit http://www.vetmed.vt.edu/org/dbsp/index.asp. For diagnostic laboratory (ViTALS) please visit: https://www.vetmed.vt.edu/lab-services/ . For interdepartmental microbiology program, please click http://www.vtmicro.biol.vt.edu. Please also visit the web links of four Virginia Tech life/health sciences-related Institutes, which foster intercollegiate research interactions. These include: (1) Fralin Life Sciences Institute: http://www.biotech.vt.edu/ ; (2) VT Carilion Research Institute: http://vtc.vt.edu/research/ ; (3) Virginia Bioinformatics Institute: http://www.vbi.vt.edu/ ; (4) Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science: http://www.ictas.vt.edu/ . Opportunities for translational research in collaboration with faculty in the CollegeGÇÖs Departments of Large and Small Animal Clinical Sciences and the Via College of Osteopathic Medicine exist as well.
Posted Monday, February 22, 2016
The strategic goals of the College include increasing clinical case load, providing excellence in teaching in the DVM curriculum, and building the scholarly contributions of the faculty. We are seeking an enthusiastic and skilled individual to help us attain these goals and who aspires to join the existing team in driving the large animal surgery program. The hospital caseload is approximately 80% equine and 20% other large animal species (e.g., bovine, small ruminant, camelid, and porcine). The surgery section will include clinical and tenure track faculty with varied individual responsibilities based on professional interest, expertise, and faculty assignment. This is designed to promote excellence in service, teaching, and scholarship, while allowing individual faculty members the opportunity to successfully pursue specific career goals.
Primary job responsibilities will be participation in the clinical large animal surgery service, including clinical instruction, and participation in the emergency service. Other duties include delivery of didactic, laboratory, and small group clinical instruction (including topics regarding small animal, equine, and farm animal species). Additionally, contributions to the collegeGÇÖs outreach and scholarly missions are expected. Scholarly contributions will vary based on position duties and the interests and qualifications of the candidate. The college focus on translational medicine and One Health provides many opportunities for collaborative research, clinical investigation, and other ways of engaging in the scholarly endeavors supporting the university mission.
Posted Friday, February 19, 2016
The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia is seeking successful candidate to perform 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.
Posted Thursday, February 11, 2016
This tenure-track faculty position may be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank
1) Serve as PI for funded research program and participate in collaborative research
2) Collaborate with other faculty on test development and clinical research including clinical trials.
3) Provide diagnostic Veterinary Clinical Pathology Service to include cytology, hematology and clinical chemistry (12-15 weeks)
4) Provide clinical pathology instruction for DVM students.
5) Train Clinical Pathology residents that include teaching advanced courses, and participate in Clin Path workshop for anatomic path residents.
6) Actively participate in weekly slide seminar and journal clubs.
7) Adhere to the responsibilities of the faculty as described by the Faculty Handbook (www.provost.vt.edu/fhb.html)
Research focus areas in the College of Veterinary Medicine are: 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.
Posted Monday, February 08, 2016
The successful candidate will have the necessary training in whole organism pharmacology to lead instruction of core veterinary pharmacology to students in the DVM professional program. There will be opportunities to mentor and train graduate students (and broadly contribute to pharmacological aspects of training to veterinary residents), and establish a graduate level course consistent with the candidate's and college's focus. The tenure-track candidate is expected to develop independent and collaborative research programs within and outside the VMCVM at various life sciences-oriented Institutes (consistent with the universityGÇÖs focus). Of particular interest to the College are candidates with research experience that fits well with any of the three main research focus areas: (a) Infectious diseases and immunity (b) Inflammatory/regulatory disorders, including cancer, and (c) regenerative medicine (e.g. stem cells, tissue repair). This includes expertise in any of the following areas: epigenetics, biomarkers of disease, micro-physiological systems, antimicrobial drug resistance, targeted drug deliveries/drug discovery, clinical pharmacokinetics and/or adverse outcomes pathways. Candidates with ACVCP will have opportunity to teach in clinical pharmacology and establish a vibrant translational research and scholarship. Opportunities for translational research exist in collaboration with faculty in the CollegeGÇÖs Departments of Large and Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Population Medicine, Virginia TechGÇÖs Center for Drug Discovery, the Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fralin Institute, and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.
Posted Thursday, January 28, 2016
The Department of Population Health Sciences in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech is looking for a highly motivated a postdoctoral associate with strong environmental epidemiology skills and experience conducting community-based participatory research. The postdoctoral associate will play a central role in our ongoing project examining health outcomes related to heat exposure in urban and rural communities in Alabama. The postdoctoral associate will take a leadership role in working with our community partners in Birmingham and West Central Alabama in identifying and developing strategies to address environmental health priorities. The postdoctoral associate will be in a highly collaborative and multidisciplinary environment, with opportunities for collaborative work with researchers at University of Alabama at Birmingham, Johns Hopkins University Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Virginia Tech Biocomplexity Institute, and other relevant Centers and Departments across the Virginia Tech campus.
Posted Thursday, January 28, 2016
The Virginia-Maryland Regional 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.
Posted Friday, January 08, 2016
The Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology in the Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has an open 9-month faculty position at the rank of tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor level. The primary responsibility will be to establish and maintain a high-quality extramurally funded research program (~75% FTE). There will be opportunities to teach/co-teach in professional (DVM) and graduate courses, and perform service on committees of the department/college/university (~25% FTE). Instructional participation at the graduate level can be tailored to the candidatesGÇÖ interests and expertise. The department and college have a strong vibrant nationally and internationally recognized virology program. We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a strong record of research accomplishments in virology that will complement the expertise of our existing robust virology program. Candidates with a documented record of research accomplishments (publications and/or extramural grant support) especially in the areas of animal models of viral diseases, vaccine development, emerging, re-emerging and zoonotic viral diseases (especially mucosal GI and respiratory tracts), viral pathogenesis and host-virus interactions, and translational medicine are strongly encouraged to apply. Appointment to the Associate Professor rank will require a demonstrated record of accomplishment including extramural funding. We are seeking candidates with research interests that fit into one or more of our three main research focus areas of the department: (i) Infectious Diseases and Immunity, (ii) chronic Inflammatory Disorders, and (iii) Regenerative Medicine. The candidate will be joining a progressive department that has recently recruited thirteen new faculty in the above areas. Research at the interface of these focus areas is desired. Opportunities to develop independent and interdisciplinary collaborative research programs exist both within the college and with other life sciences-oriented departments, colleges, and institutes on campus. Excellent opportunities also exist to mentor and train Ph.D. students.
For more information about the college, please visit http://www.vetmed.vt.edu/ ; for departmental information including other areas of expertise please visit http://www.vetmed.vt.edu/org/dbsp/index.asp. Please also visit the web links of four Virginia Tech life/health sciences-related Institutes, which foster intercollegiate research interactions. These include: (1) Fralin Life Sciences Institute: http://www.biotech.vt.edu/ ; (2) VT Carilion Research Institute: http://vtc.vt.edu/research/ ; (3) Virginia Bioinformatics Institute: http://www.vbi.vt.edu/ ; (4) Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science: http://www.ictas.vt.edu/ . Opportunities for translational research in collaboration with faculty in the CollegeGÇÖs Departments of Large and Small Animal Clinical Sciences and the Via College of Osteopathic Medicine exist as well.
Posted Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The Associate Dean reports directly to the Dean of the College, and is responsible for developing and administering the College research and graduate education missions. Our goal is to elevate the CollegeGÇÖs research and graduate programs and to promote the integration of College research with University focus areas, which includes working with pertinent University-wide offices that develop and facilitate cutting edge research. Particular emphasis will be placed on interdisciplinary and translational research, expanding intramural and extramurally-funded research, and developing research infrastructure and expertise necessary to compete successfully for federal research program project funding. The Associate Dean chairs the CollegeGÇÖs Research Committee and Graduate Affairs Committee, and is responsible for oversight of College programs funded by the Virginia Tech Agricultural Experiment Station. Leadership of graduate education includes the Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences (BMVS) MS and PhD programs in the College as well as several collaborative programs involving other colleges on campus and other universities. Most of the students enrolled in the BMVS masters program are clinical residents pursuing veterinary specialty certification. Administrative duties related to graduate education involve working cooperatively with the Graduate School to manage recruitment, admission and funding of students. The Associate Dean position is located at the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg but will have responsibility for all research and graduate education at other College campuses, such as the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia. Research conducted at the CollegeGÇÖs campus at the University of Maryland in College Park is independently administered; however the Associate Dean is expected to collaborate with the University of Maryland to promote cooperative research and graduate programs between the Blacksburg and College Park campuses.
Posted Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a faculty position in emergency medicine. This is a full-time clinical track position.
The primary job responsibility will be management of the emergency service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital from Friday through Sunday. The applicant will provide primary case management of emergency and ICU patients. In addition, the successful candidate will provide consultation to clients and referring veterinarians seeking emergency care for their animals. Applicant must be committed to excellent patient management, client service, and clinical teaching.
Teaching will primarily be focused on clinical instruction to fourth year students assigned to the emergency weekend shifts but will also include teaching and supervision of interns working the weekend emergency shifts as well as opportunities to participate in didactic and laboratory sessions for students in the third year curriculum.
Posted Thursday, November 12, 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.
Posted Thursday, November 12, 2015
The Department of Population Health Sciences in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech seeks a creative and visionary leader for the position of Department Head.
The Department of Population Health Sciences embraces a One Health approach as it implements a vision to expand population health sciences at Virginia Tech through discovery, learning and engagement. One Health recognizes the dynamic interdependence of human, animal, and environmental health. The department is home to: (1) the Public Health Program which offers an accredited Master of Public Health (MPH) degree; (2) several centers, including the Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine (https://www.vetmed.vt.edu/career-training/cpcvm/) and the Center for Public Health Practice and Research (http://www.cphpr.mph.vetmed.vt.edu/ ); and (3) strategic planning for and coordination of international programs for the College. In addition, department faculty contribute to instruction of population health related-courses in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program. The department is currently working to develop an accredited undergraduate degree in public health.
The Department Head will provide leadership and management of all departmental academic, research and service activities and will serve on the College Executive Board. This entails supervision of faculty and staff, administrative responsibility for planning, fiscal management, human resources and communication. In addition, the Department Head is expected to advance the research and teaching missions of this growing department, nurture interdisciplinary collaboration and work toward the strategic goals of the department, college, and university.
Posted Thursday, September 17, 2015
We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with strong statistical skills to join our team. The fellow will play a central role in our ongoing project examining health outcomes related to heat exposure in urban and rural communities in Alabama. The fellow will take a leadership role in development of data analysis methods for working with diverse sets of data (e.g. health records, geographic and meteorological datasets, and transcriptomics), with an aim for elucidating health effects related to climate change and different land use patterns. The fellow will be in a highly collaborative and multidisciplinary environment, with opportunities for collaborative work with researchers at Johns Hopkins University Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech Department of Statistics, and other relevant Centers and Departments across the Virginia Tech campus.
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.