Open Rank Faculty in Veterinary Anesthesia and Pain Management
Full-time, 100% (12-month basis)
Requirements: The successful candidate must have a degree or equivalent and have achieved board-eligibility or board certification in the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia or the European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia. Preference will be given to candidates with advanced degree(s), track record in scholarship, and prior research training.
Duties: The University of Illinois is developing a high-quality integrated anesthesia and pain management service working collaboratively to achieve tripartite excellence in service, teaching, and research. The current anesthesia and pain management program at the University of Illinois’ College of Veterinary Medicine is a highly productive and dynamic group who have achieved excellence in comparative research, resident instruction, and the practice of cutting-edge medicine for companion, production, and zoological species.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide clinical service in veterinary anesthesia and pain management, contribute to clinical instruction of residents, interns, and veterinary and graduate students, and communicate effectively with colleagues, clients and referring veterinarians. Teaching responsibilities will also include didactic, small group and laboratory instruction of veterinary and graduate students. In addition, the successful candidate will continue to help develop the anesthesia and pain management program at the University of Illinois. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in relevant research projects. Candidates interested in collaborative research will find ample opportunities to collaborate within the College of Veterinary Medicine, and with the new engineering based college of medicine, as well as with investigators in other units at the University of Illinois and externally. Percent time dedicated to teaching, scholarly activities, and clinical service will be based on the successful candidate's appointment title.
The University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital is a full-service facility with newly remodeled surgical suites and anesthesia induction area. Equipment to perform ultrasound dilution cardiac output measurement, a portable ultrasound machine for local anesthetic techniques, and the most current patient monitors and anesthetic equipment are available.
Salary: Commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications. The University of Illinois offers a complete benefits package. A summary explanation of these benefits can be found at https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/benefits.
Starting date: Anticipated start date as soon as possible after close of position.
Professional Opportunities: The University of Illinois has a tradition of excellence as a Land Grant University and a Tier One Research University. The College of Veterinary Medicine has an innovative professional veterinary curriculum and is focusing on expanding integration of clinical, applied and basic research efforts across the college and university. A motivated candidate will find many opportunities to build a fulfilling and rewarding career.
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine features modern research and animal care facilities. The faculty and staff provide broad public engagement through operation of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, a regional primary and referral care center for the delivery of state-of -the art veterinary medical services. Faculty conduct discovery, instruction, and service relevant to companion animals, equine, food and fiber animals, working dogs, and zoological species. We are dedicated not only to animal health and welfare, but also to the improved understanding of the human-animal bond, food production systems and ecosystem health. The University of Illinois is one of the premier public research universities in the country, known for its uniquely multidisciplinary collaborative research environment.
Urbana-Champaign offers the residential advantages of a medium-sized university city, excellent cultural opportunities, and a high quality of life.
Application procedures: Please create a candidate profile through jobs.illinois.edu. In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by July 15, 2023. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. If you are interested or would like additional information on the position, please contact:
Dr. Danielle Strahl-Heldreth (Search Chair)
1008 West Hazelwood Drive
College of Veterinary Medicine Urbana, IL. 61802
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