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Clinical Assistant/Associate Prof at Humane Rescue Alliance

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Clinical Assistant/Associate Prof at Humane Rescue Alliance
Faculty Rank: To Be Determined
Posting Number: TR0180009
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Position Summary:

This faculty appointment will support the College’s partnership with the Humane Rescue Alliance to enhance the educational opportunities for our students in primary care setting and to benefit the health and wellbeing of the animals and residents in the national capital area. Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) provides quality, affordable medical services for animals within their shelters and surrounding community. The successful candidate will supervise students assigned to the HRA clerkship and oversee educational delivery including the provision of veterinary services associated with such efforts. This clerkship is core clerkship, i.e. required of all DVM students. The successful candidate will be directly involved in the clinical instruction of professional students in the Veterinary Hospital(s) of Humane Rescue Alliance and will supervise the student experience with other veterinarians working with the Humane Rescue Alliance. Students on this clerkship will be involved in the spay and neuter program of HRA as well as other medical and surgical procedures that are performed at this hospital, which include but are not limited to medical workup leading to diagnosis and treatment, preventive care including vaccinations, dental care, minor surgical procedures. The successful candidate may also help supervise students attending this facility for additional elective/track clerkships (e.g., shelter medicine or behavioral clerkship). The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching and to excellent patient management and client services. They will also be expected to participate in continuing education programs of the College and participation in faculty governance activities as needed and appropriate. Occasional travel may be required.

Required Qualifications:

DVM or equivalent degree. Employer will accept degree that is equivalent to DVM or foreign equivalent of DVM.

Minimum of three years of clinical experience.

Track record of teaching excellence.

Preferred Qualifications:
Employment Conditions: Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check? Yes
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Occasional Travel may be required.

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How to Apply for this Job:

Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application, cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and a list of 3 professional references to Apply to posting #TR0180009. Applicant screening will continue until the position is filled. Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Work Location: National Capital Region
Location, if not Blacksburg: Humane Rescue Alliance Veterinary Centers in Washington DC
Location Zip Code: 24061
Job Posting Date: 02/21/2018
Review Begin Date: 03/07/2018
Job Close Date: (if applicable)
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
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