Small Animal Emergency Clinician (Clinical Sciences)

Kansas State University Foundation Manhattan , KS 66503

Posted 3 months ago

About this Role:

The Department of Clinical Sciences and the Veterinary Health Center, College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University invites applications for a clinical, 1 year, renewable appointment as a Small Animal Emergency Clinician (SAEC). The SAEC will work with house officers, senior students and technical staff caring for small animal patients after hours. Senior faculty will provide consultation and back-up assistance to the SAEC.

In addition to clinical care, the SAEC will provide clinical and didactic instruction for senior students on ICU rotation and emergency clinical services. Evening and week-end duties are a requirement of this position. Daytime responsibilities may occur on a limited basis to provide assistance with clinical activities for small animal medicine rotations. This position represents a 100% appointment in clinical service and teaching.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidates must hold a DVM degree or equivalent

  • The candidate must have completed internship training or three years of experience in small animal practice

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced training in emergency and critical care is valued, but not required

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please complete the online application and submit Curriculum vitae, a letter summarizing career goals and contact information for three professional references must be included.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.

The starting date is negotiable.

Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Kenneth Harkin, DVM, DACVIM at harkin@vet.k-state.edu.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

Salary will be commensurate with the applicant's experience and qualifications. Professorial rank is based on academic experience and accomplishments commensurate with departmental guidelines for each academic rank.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: 29 May 2019 Central Daylight Time

Applications close:



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