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Open Positions at VA-MD Vet Med
Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, at Virginia Tech, is seeking qualified candidates for an IT Support Center Analyst. Tasks include a range of activities from working on multiple, complex projects independently to functioning at a high level of technical variation and difficulty. Serves as a consultant and provides technical advice to other technicians, staff and faculty. Provides consultation and advice on major implementations, ensuring services are not compromised and provides technical leadership on integration of various related systems. Provides high quality, prompt and responsive user support services to the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, as well as providing hardware and software technical support as needed. Solves routine computer operation problems and works closely with Systems Administrator to solve more complicated problems related to supporting and enhancing college servers and networking. Provides video teleconferencing support for the College. Provides classroom and conference room audiovisual support as necessary.
Posted Thursday, June 14, 2018
The Department of Academic Affairs at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has an open position for a non-tenure track, 9-month appointment as an instructor in the Multidiscipline Laboratory (MDL). MDL supports the teaching mission of the DVM program by providing instruction, support and technical assistance for labs provided to the first 3 years of the veterinary curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to join a faculty team in providing instruction, especially laboratory instruction, in the following areas: clinical techniques, anesthesia, surgery (including pre-surgery evaluation and discharge) and others as determined by the Office of Academic Affairs. This instruction will be embedded in a variety of courses offered to the DVM students.
In addition to the instructional duties, this position will be responsible for ensuring there is strict adherence to IACUC protocols during labs and assisting in protocol updates as necessary; assisting in production of videos for technical procedures; assisting in the development of a clinical skills lab; assisting in the MDL dog/horse/other spp. wellness program; assisting in the development of animal handling experiences; participating in the Professional Foundations Objective Structured Clinical Exams; and assisting in the student spay/neuter/techniques program developed at Mountain View Humane. The successful candidate will be expected to work in cooperation with other faculty in the department to provide a positive learning experience and serve as a role model for DVM students. The MDL Instructor will also ensure that the professional activities provided are of the highest ethical and professional standards. As for all areas of our professional endeavor, it is essential that all members of the CVM faculty provide a nurturing and supportive learning environment for all students and staff under their influence. Finally, the candidate will be expected to provide input to the Department Head/Associate Dean of Academic Affairs as to relevant mechanisms to improve the instruction and development of DVM students.
Posted Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Performs routine and complex testing within the Clinical Pathology laboratory of Virginia Tech Animal Laboratory Services (ViTALS) at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH). In Laboratory Central Receiving (LCR), performs procedures to prepare, expedite and facilitate laboratory analysis of specimens submitted to ViTALS, routing those specimens to the correct in-house or external laboratory and distributing generated reports.
Posted Monday, May 14, 2018
The anesthesia technician is a key member of the anesthetic team at The Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and would work with both the small and large animal departments under the direction of a board certified anesthesiologist. The position is fast paced and requires both independence and a team oriented focus all while maintaining a positive and patient attitude. Strong communication and time management skills are essential while balancing a dynamic schedule and supervising students and their performance during case management. This anesthesia technician position provides the opportunity to support both routine and complex cases from setting up the anesthesia delivery system through completion of recovery. Solid organizational skills are desired for tasks such as organizing and scheduling the anesthetic cases and maintaining departmental paperwork. This position requires a flexible schedule and on call is required for evenings, weekends and holiday shifts. Physical requirements of this anesthesia position include, but are not limited to, stressful situations, prolonged periods of standing, lifting and restraining animals that may exceed 50 pounds. Overall, we are searching for a candidate who desires an opportunity to specialize in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia as a long-term career choice.
Posted Friday, May 11, 2018
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 four 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.
-Additional service responsibilities include consultations within the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and outside referring veterinarians. When assigned to clinical service, this position will have primary responsibility of patient care and supervision of students, interns, residents, and graduate students from various disciplines.
-Applicant must be committed to excellent patient management, client service and clinical teaching.
-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.
-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.
Posted Thursday, May 10, 2018
The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM), Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences invites applications from energetic, qualified individuals for an endowed professorship in small animal Theriogenology. This is a full-time, calendar year, tenure track faculty position for the OGÇÖBrien Professorship. The ideal candidate will demonstrate experience in theriogenology based research and ideally have broad clinical experience in canine theriogenology. Qualified applicants will be expected to undertake applied and/or clinical research in canine theriogenology. Approximately 30-50% of the faculty assignment will be dedicated to research. The endowment will support research in canine theriogenology and the successful applicant will be expected to develop an externally funded research portfolio and to mentor graduate students in that discipline area. The appointee will also participate in the instruction of theriogenology to DVM students and attending to theriogenology cases in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Blacksburg. The current caseload has a strong emphasis in small animal and bovine cases, but actively see other large animal species. The appointee will also share in provision of after-hours on-call and clinic duty with two other board certified theriogenologists. The successful applicant will provide a significant contribution to the residency training program in comparative theriogenology. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Occasional travel may be required and a conviction check is required.
The VMCVM has three campus locations ( Blacksburg, VA at Virginia Tech, Leesburg, VA at Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center and College Park, MD at University of Maryland.
Posted Monday, May 07, 2018
To provide fiscal support to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) through the collection of revenues. The primary emphasis of the position is to insure compliance with VTH financial policy through audit of all fees, processing of medical records for discharge, closing invoices, receiving payments, computer data entry into the VTH accounting system, delivering high quality customer service to both clients and staff, direction of student wage staff, and support of the Manager of the Business Office with collections and special projects.
Posted Friday, April 27, 2018
The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. This position is a Clinical Track appointment with the academic rank of Assistant or Associate Professor level.
The Small Animal Clinical Sciences department faculty include specialists in surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, neurology, dermatology, ophthalmology, oncology, diagnostic imaging, anesthesia, and primary care. The successful applicant will join to expand our emergency and critical care team and share supervision of our combined emergency receiving and ICU services within our teaching hospital. Our Emergency and Critical Care service is in an exciting period of development and we are looking for an applicant who will be enthusiastic to contribute ideas and play a major role in the expansion of this program.
The duties of the successful applicant include participation in the teaching, service and scholarly missions of the College. The successful applicant is expected to participate in didactic teaching of veterinary students including instruction within a dynamic and interactive new curriculum, clerkship training in emergency medicine and toxicology, and emergency & critical care electives. The applicant is responsible for triage and primary case management of emergency and ICU patients as well as consultation to clients and referring veterinarians seeking critical care for their animals. In addition, clinical service duties include training of fourth year veterinary students, supervision of house officers on emergency duty, consultation to other primary care services, and leadership of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital Blood Bank and Intensive Care Unit. The remaining effort allocation of the applicant is focused on research and scholarly activity. An interest for teaching and collaborative research is strongly encouraged. Background check and occasional travel is required.
Posted Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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.
Posted Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, at the College of Veterinary Medicine, in collaboration with the School of Neuroscience and Carillion Research Institute, at Virginia Tech, has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow position in Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology. The successful candidate will work on an interdisciplinary research project related to traumatic brain injury and epilepsy. Qualified candidates must be within 3 years of earning their PhD and will be expected to work in a team environment within the Department Biomedical Sciences, School of Neuroscience and VT Carillion Research Institute. Individuals are expected to work independently to evaluate the mechanism(s) of TBI-induced epileptogenesis. The multidisciplinary approach includes an in depth understanding of the biochemistry, molecular and cellular neurobiology, underlying brain injuries and/or epilepsy.
Primary duties include TBI surgery, EEG analysis and histopathological evaluation. Skills needed include qPCR, immunohistochemistry, Western blotting, small animal surgery, tissue and single cell isolation, and tissue culture. Also in-depth data analysis and manuscript preparation will be conducted. The candidate will also be expected to attend lab meetings, maintain laboratories in a clean and good working order and maintain a high level of organization.
Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Posted Thursday, March 29, 2018
Assistant/Associate Professor/Professor for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in Radiation Oncology in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Academic rank is open and dependent on qualifications of the candidate. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join a multi-disciplinary team in a new Comparative Oncology Research Center (CORC) that will be located within the Virginia TechGÇÖs Health Sciences and Technology (HST) building in Roanoke, VA. This new research facility will be located immediately adjacent to Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. This center will embrace a true one-health concept using research and application of advanced technology as the nexus between human and veterinary medicine. This center represents a collaboration between the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the College of Veterinary Medicine. The oncology service will be moved from Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Blacksburg to the Comparative Oncology Research Center in Roanoke to take advantage of this collaboration and build on Virginia TechGÇÖs research strengths in neuro-oncology and oncology. This program will distinguish itself nationally by creating a truly integrative environment for cancer research with a defined niche on cancers of the brain (primary and secondary) and other types of cancers afflicting humans and companion animals. The successful candidate will join a team of 2 medical oncologists and 3 neurologists. A 3rd medical oncologist and dedicated surgeon are planned with the opening of the new facility. Roanoke is the largest city in Southwest Virginia and is 45 minutes from Virginia TechGÇÖs main campus in Blacksburg. There are regularly scheduled shuttles with WiFi that travel between the Blacksburg and Roanoke campuses. The CORC will be to serve as a premier small animal medical center that provides exceptional, comprehensive and compassionate cancer care. The CORC will contain a new state-of-the-art linear accelerator (Varian TrueBeam) with stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). Other technologies that will be available include CT, PET/MR, high field strength MR and an adjacent medical cyclotron.
-The primary job responsibility will be to establish a collaborative research program with a focus on clinical research/clinical trials.
-It would be expected for the successful candidate to provide crucial input in the establishment and clinical function of the radiation oncology service to the CORC.
-Additional service responsibilities include consultations with the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Blacksburg and outside referring veterinarians, participate in continuing education programs of the College and participate in faculty governance activities.
-Teaching responsibilities could include participation in didactic instruction in radiation oncology and related disciplines. Clinical instruction will be directed toward professional students, interns, residents and graduate students from various disciplines.
-The applicant must be committed to excellent patient management, client service, and clinical teaching.
Rank and Salary:
-Rank and salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
Posted Saturday, March 10, 2018
The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine announces a search to fill a full-time tenure track faculty position in Anesthesia at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will share service, teaching and emergency responsibilities with three other faculty anesthesiologists and two anesthesia residents. Research responsibilities will vary based on the interest and qualification of the candidate and may include independent, collaborative or translational research. Occasional travel may be required and a conviction check is required.
-Primary job responsibility will be to direct the clinical anesthesia service, participate in didactic instruction in anesthesiology and related disciplines, supervise students in anesthesia and surgery labs, provide clinical instruction of professional students in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and provide anesthesia training of interns, residents and graduate students from various disciplines.
-The anesthesiology service has a residency training/graduate degree program and this position would share responsibilities associated with resident training.
-Service responsibilities will include anesthesia on both small and large animals, consultations in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, participation in continuing education programs of the College and participation in faculty governance activities.
-Service responsibilities will also include participation in emergency services. This responsibility will be shared with the anesthesiology resident and three faculty anesthesiologists.
-The successful candidate must be committed to excellent patient management, client service and clinical teaching.
-The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in general anesthesia 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 will include primary, collaborative or translational research to meet expectations of 30% allocation. The successful candidate will be encouraged to work with ongoing research programs and contribute to the scholarly achievements of the department.
Posted Friday, March 02, 2018
The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Medical Oncology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. This 12-month position is offered as a clinical track position. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team in a new facility located within the Virginia Tech Carilion Research InstituteGÇÖs new biomedical research building in Roanoke. This innovative clinical and research center represents a collaboration between the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the College of Veterinary Medicine embracing a true One-Health concept. The successful candidate will join an oncology team that will include two other medical oncologists, a radiation oncologist and a dedicated surgeon. The successful candidate will be instrumental in the relocation and expansion of the medical oncology service from the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Blacksburg, into the integrated cancer center in the Roanoke facility. The Roanoke facility will serve as a premier small animal medical center that provides exceptional, comprehensive and compassionate cancer care. This program will distinguish itself nationally by forming the nexus between human and veterinary medical clinical and translational research with a defined niche on cancers of the brain (primary and secondary). Roanoke is the largest city in southwest Virginia and is 45 minutes from Virginia TechGÇÖs main campus in Blacksburg. There are regularly scheduled shuttles with Wi-Fi that travel between the Blacksburg and Roanoke campuses. Occasional travel may be required.
-The primary job responsibility will be to expand the clinical service with an emphasis on clinical translational research and clinical trials.
-Additional service responsibilities include consultations with the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Blacksburg and outside referring veterinarians, participate in continuing education programs of the College and participate in faculty governance activities.
-Teaching responsibilities will include participation in didactic instruction in oncology. Clinical instruction will be directed toward professional DVM students, interns, residents and graduate students from various disciplines, as well as laboratory instruction, where applicable.
-The applicant must be committed to excellence patient management, client service, and clinical teaching.
-Contribution to collaborative and translational research involving but not limited to veterinary clinicians, human physicians, and medical and scientific researchers.
Posted Friday, February 23, 2018
The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a position in Radiology. This is a full-time faculty position that may tenure-track or clinical track. The College will also explore non-traditional appointments allowing obtainment broad professional and personal goals. The radiology section is committed to excellent patient management, client service and clinical teaching. Service responsibilities include participation in small and large animal diagnostic imaging. The radiology section is well equipped with multiple ultrasonography units, CT, MRI, and nuclear imaging. A new fluoroscopy suite will be installed this year. The successful candidate has the opportunity to participate in continuing education programs and faculty governance activities. The candidate will also participate in didactic and experiential student learning in a new integrated curriculum. The radiology section currently maintains two residents in a four-year training program combined with a MS degree. Research responsibilities vary based on the interest and qualification of the candidate and may include collaborative or translational research within and outside of the department. The successful candidate will have the exciting opportunity to interact and collaborate with the medical oncology and radiation oncology teams in the Comparative Oncology Research Center (CORC) under construction in the health science district beside the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. The CORC is an innovative partnership between the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the College of Veterinary Medicine. State of the art equipment at the new facility will include a linear accelerator, CT, high field MR and PET with an adjacent medical cyclotron. Occasional travel may be required and a conviction check is required.
Posted Friday, January 05, 2018
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 fall of 2017. 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 Tuesday, December 19, 2017
The Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology in the Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has an open part-time position for a Postdoctoral Associate. This position involves research, training graduate students, and laboratory management.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage the laboratory and order supplies;
responsible for safety issues and EHS compliance
Assist graduate students in technical aspects of their work
Perform molecular procedures involving mutagenesis, cloning, DNA and RNA isolation, PCR, and reverse transcriptase PCR in bacteria
Isolate bacterial surface antigens, particularly polysaccharides
Perform immunological assays, such as ELIAS, western blotting, and cytokine kit assay
Work with animals, in particular mice, is helpful, but not required
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.