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Job Postings for Veterinary Students

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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

Asst/Assc Professor-Tenure/Clinical Track Internal Medicine

Posted Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a faculty position in Internal Medicine. The successful applicant will work alongside four tenured, experienced internists. Duties include clinical service, teaching, faculty governance, and scholarship, with the effort distribution dependent on the candidate entering a clinical or tenure track position. The majority of the clinical service and teaching assignment will be in the internal medicine service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, but may include limited duties at the VMCVM Satellite Clinic in Roanoke, VA. In addition, the successful candidate will provide consultation to primary care clinicians in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and referring veterinarians.

Teaching assignments will include clinical, classroom, and laboratory instruction of DVM students, interns and residents in internal medicine and related disciplines. The successful candidate will also participate in continuing education programs of the College. 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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Histotechnician

Posted Friday, May 08, 2015

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking qualified candidates for a Histotechnician. This position develops and oversees immunohistochemical testing procedures. Advises and assists with techniques for preparation of specimens for cytologic analysis. Processes tissue specimens for histologic sections. Performs routine and special staining techniques on tissues sections. Assists in other areas within Laboratory Services as needed.

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Anesthesia Technician

Posted Thursday, April 09, 2015

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking qualified candidates for an 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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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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Molecular Virology Asst/Assoc Professor

Posted Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology in the Virginia Maryland Regional 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, 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.

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Hospital Director, Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Posted Thursday, September 11, 2014

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine seeks a visionary individual for a key leadership role as Director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. The DirectorGÇÖs primary role is to support the clinical education of DVM students. The Director will be instrumental in shaping the future of the VTH in advancing the CollegeGÇÖs learning, discovery and engagement goals. The College is searching for a candidate who possesses highly effective managerial, communications, and interpersonal skills, and who desires to be part of a successful team. The Director will lead a successful team of students, faculty, staff, clients, and the public and promote a culturally diverse educational environment in the VTH.
The Director is the Chief Administrator of the VTH and is responsible for development and implementation of VTH policies and procedures. The Director represents the College and Hospital to referring veterinarians and clients of the VTH and is responsible for development of continuing education programs and promoting translational research. Limited direct participation in didactic teaching, clinical service, and research missions of the College is encouraged.
The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining VTH compliance with college, university, state, federal, and accreditation requirements. The Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of the business plan and budget for the VTH, as well as marketing of clinical services and overseeing the management of hospital facilities and personnel. This position also includes oversight of the Roanoke Satellite Clinic, which operates as a branch of the VTH. The Director is supported in accomplishment of these tasks by an Assistant Director and Hospital Administrator. The Director reports to the Dean, chairs the Hospital Board, serves on the related executive boards, and works closely with the Academic Department Heads.
VTH personnel includes approximately 65 clinical faculty from the Departments of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Small Animal Clinical Sciences, and Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, 30 house officers (interns and residents), and over 200 staff. The hospital provides primary, specialty, and emergency level patient care to clients within a 35-mile radius of Blacksburg and referral service to practitioners in the mid-Atlantic region. The VTH handles 11,500 patient visits annually and another 58,000 (primarily cattle, horses and small ruminants) are seen on farm calls each year.

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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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