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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

IT Support Center Analyst

Posted Tuesday, August 07, 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.

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Clinical Instructor for Emergency Medicine

Posted Tuesday, August 07, 2018

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications to become a part of our team in emergency medicine. The full time clinical instructor will be responsible for seeing emergency cases as well as provide primary case management of emergency and ICU patients in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. In addition, the successful candidate will provide consultation to clients and referring veterinarians seeking emergency care for their animals. The appointment includes weekend and evening duty on a rotating basis. Applicants must be committed to excellent patient management, client service, and clinical teaching. Teaching will primarily be focused on clinical instruction to DVM students assigned to the emergency service but will also include teaching and supervision of interns working the evening and weekend emergency shifts as well as opportunities to participate in didactic and laboratory sessions for students in the DVM curriculum

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Asst/Assoc Professor-Clinical Track Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Posted Monday, August 06, 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.

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CVM Web Coordinator

Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine's Advancement Department has a vacancy for a Web Coordinator. The Web Coordinator is responsible for website, social media, and other digital content coordination for the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, including the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Blacksburg, VA and the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, VA. Working as part of a collaborative team in the Office of Advancement and reporting to the Communications Manager, the Web Coordinator will be a key player in executing a digital-first communications strategy and creating digital user experiences that enhance engagement among college constituents in support of advancement strategic goals. The coordinator will:
-Create accessible and user-centric public facing websites and other digital communications, using content approved by communications manager and based on priorities set by advancement leadership, to stimulate engagement and encourage a culture of philanthropy using a cohesive visual identity that adheres to the collegeGÇÖs brand.
-Work with communications manager to develop and disseminate email and social media campaigns to enhance content reach and engagement.
-Assist internal constituents with accessing web communication tools and training and provide support to the collegeGÇÖs CMS user group to ensure brand consistency and best practices in digital communications.
-Assist in researching and implementing best practices to ensure the college is on the leading edge of digital communications.

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Asst/Assc Professor Tenure Track Anesthesiologist

Posted Thursday, July 12, 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.

Responsibilities:
-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.

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Postdoctoral Associate - Brain Injury

Posted Tuesday, July 03, 2018

The Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology at Virginia Tech (In collaboration with the VT-School of Neuroscience and VT-Carillion Research Institute) is looking for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology. The successful candidate will work on an interdisciplinary research project focused on murine models of traumatic brain injury and epilepsy. Qualified candidates will be expected to work in a team environment investigating vascular-glial interactions during TBI-induced epileptogenesis. Our multidisciplinary approach requires an in-depth understanding of the biochemical, molecular and cellular neurobiology of CNS injury and/or epilepsy.
Primary duties include TBI surgery, EEG analysis and histopathology. Additional skills requested but not required include qPCR, Western blot analysis, brain tissue processing, single cell isolation, and tissue culture. Data analysis and manuscript preparation will be conducted. The candidate will be expected to attend lab meetings, maintain laboratory spaces in a clean and good working order and maintain a high level of organization in data collection and storage

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Large Animal Clinical Sciences Department Head

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018

The Department of Large Animal Clinical Science 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 Large Animal Clinical Science has three major missions common to land-grant institutions: deliver excellent professional and graduate veterinary medical education, provide veterinary service to clients and the agricultural industries through exceptional patient care that protects both animal and human health, and advance medical knowledge through research and scholarship.

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. The Department Head is also expected to advance the research, teaching and diagnostic service missions of the department, nurture interdisciplinary collaboration and work toward the strategic goals of the department, college, and university. In addition to departmental leadership responsibilities, the Head is expected to contribute personally to the research, teaching and/or service missions of the Department.
The department of Large Animal Clinical Science has 22 faculty members at the Blacksburg campus and 6 faculty members at the Equine Medical Center, a premier full-service equine hospital located in Leesburg, Virginia. The department has residency and internship programs in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Blacksburg and the Equine Medical Center in Leesburg.

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Clinical Track Asst/Assoc Professor CORC SA Surgeon

Posted Friday, June 22, 2018

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time clinical-track faculty position in Small Animal Surgery at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to develop a satellite surgery service which will be housed in a new Comparative Oncology Research Center (CORC) located in Roanoke, VA. This state-of-the-art clinical and research facility is expected to open in the fall of 2019. The successful candidate will initially join the team of faculty in Blacksburg during which time they will practice in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and be instrumental in planning the satellite surgery service. Once the CORC facility opens, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to offer all types of surgery (orthopedic, soft tissue, and oncologic surgery) and will join a team of 3 medical oncologists and 1 radiation oncologist to provide exceptional, comprehensive and compassionate cancer care.

About the Comparative Oncology Research Center: The CORC will be located within the Virginia TechGÇÖs Health Sciences and Technology (HST) building adjacent to the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke. This facility will serve as a premier small animal medical center that provides multi-disciplinary cancer care as well as general and orthopedic surgery. The CORC will contain three operating rooms, a new state-of-the-art linear accelerator (Varian Edge surgical suite), multislice CT, and high field strength MR units with PET capability. Roanoke is the largest city in southwest Virginia and is 45 minutes from Virginia TechGÇÖs main campus in Blacksburg. Occasional travel may be required.

Responsibilities:
-The primary job responsibility will be to develop the satellite surgery service in the CORC, providing general and orthopedic surgery services to clients in Roanoke as well as oncologic surgery in collaboration with the oncology team.
-No regular on-call responsibilities
-Additional service responsibilities include consultations with the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Blacksburg and outside referring veterinarians, participation in continuing education programs of the College and participation in faculty governance activities.
-Teaching responsibilities will include participation in clinical instruction in small animal surgery. Clinical instruction will be directed toward professional DVM students, interns, and residents.
-The applicant must be committed to excellent 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.

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Multidiscipline Lab (MDL) Instructor

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.

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Clinical Instructor Surgery

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.

Responsibilities:
-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.

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Asst/Assc Prof Tenure Track Comparative Theriogenology

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.

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Clinical Asst/Assoc Professor in Oncology

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.

Responsibilities:
-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.

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Asst/Assc Prof Tenure/Clinical Track Radiology

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.

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Postdoctoral Associate

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

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