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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

Small Animal ICU Technician

Posted Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Small Animal ICU Technician. This position provides technical support to clinical faculty and senior veterinary students in the ICU section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Performs critical care nursing procedures in the Intensive Care Unit as directed by clinical faculty and instructs senior veterinary students in technical and manipulative skills relating to ICU/Critical Care during regular day shift or after hours shifts. On call for ICU coverage and covers ICU shifts, including holidays. Assist in other areas as directed by supervisor.

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Assistant/Associate Professor/Clincal Pathology

Posted Tuesday, June 30, 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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Animal Care Technician

Posted Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This position involves caring for laboratory animals used in teaching and research activities within the TRACSS Unit (the non-client animal facility) at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. The job requires strict adherence to protocols that prevent the accidental introduction of disease or confounding research variables. Mistakes in judgment and imprecise conduct of duties may have far-reaching financial and professional impacts on teaching and research projects. Duties include cleaning, feeding, watering and general husbandry of all animals (farm animals, dogs, cats, and rodents). This position will also be responsible for training researchers in animal procedures and regulatory compliance, performing medical interventions such as administration of medications or sterile fluids to animals, collecting blood and tissue samples, performing anesthesia and euthanasia, identification methods and sex determination of various species of laboratory animals, implementing veterinary instructions, determining supply needs, identifying equipment and facility dysfunctions and reporting to a supervisor for repair, collecting and processing biological samples for diagnostic purposes and preventive health programs, performing work to accreditation standards of the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC), maintaining and documenting quality control standards for sterilization equipment and other records, observing and reporting on the health of animals, and exercising judgment in monitoring animals or seeking veterinary consultation for animals maintained within TRACSS. This position does includes an on-call component, as well as some after-hours, weekends, and holidays.

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Laboratory Technician Senior

Posted Friday, June 26, 2015

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital is seeking a Laboratory Technician Senior. Preparing specimens for 16S RNA analysis. Performing clinical microbiology testing using automated and manual methods. Includes computer entry of results. Provides customer service to those who submit samples to ViTALS. Performs procedures to prepare, expedite and facilitate laboratory analysis of specimens, routing those specimens to the correct in-house or external laboratory. Stocks and orders supplies. Assists in other areas of Laboratory Services when needed.

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Large Animal Care Technician/Imaging Restraint Tech.

Posted Friday, June 26, 2015

Provides skilled technical support to the clinical faculty, senior technicians, and senior veterinary students for both Medical and Surgical sections of the Teaching Hospital. Duties include critical nursing care and clinical assistance as directed by clinicians; ensuring that all needed supplies and equipment are available; and acting as primary restraint technician for all diagnostic and radiographic imaging.

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Housekeeper

Posted Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Provide housekeeping services to assure a clean, sanitary and safe environment on the campus of Virginia TechGÇÖs Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Leesburg, VA. Responsible for meeting high standards of housekeeping in offices, meeting rooms, public areas, bathrooms and other areas within the facility. Duties include floor maintenance, cleaning, dusting, gathering and removal of trash, setup of meeting spaces for regular and special events, snow and ice removal from entrance ways and sidewalks. Reports needed equipment and repair. Responsible for the care and handling of housekeeping supplies, equipment and assigned keys. Designated Emergency PersonnelGÇörequires employees to report to work during emergency situations and closings.

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Animal Care Technician

Posted Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Roanoke Satellite Office of the Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Animal Care Technician. This position provides daily animal care by cleaning and disinfecting the small animal clinic. Responsibilities of the position include cleaning and maintaining facilities, assisting with patient restraint, and scheduling and managing student wage employees and volunteers. Sporadic courier duties in state vehicle.

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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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CSS/Surgery Technician

Posted Monday, June 22, 2015

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital is seeking qualified candidates for the position of 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.

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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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Fiscal Technician

Posted Friday, June 12, 2015

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Fiscal Technician. This position provides 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 Medical Services Business Manager with collections and special projects.

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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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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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