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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Full-time 100% (12 month basis), Open-Rank (Clinical-Track or Tenure-Track) Assistant/Associate Professor in Dermatology

Rank and Salary: An attractive compensation package with enrollment in the UIUC health and retirement benefits system will be offered, commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience, qualifications and potential contributions to the College.

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 focused 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, horses, food and fiber animals, and zoological species. We are dedicated to promoting animal health and welfare, an understanding of the human-animal bond, optimized food production systems, and demonstrated focus on 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. The College of Veterinary Medicine boasts an expert faculty with diverse and complementary interests. The Dermatology and Otology Service is currently engaged in collaborative research in dermatoimmunology, dermatomicrobiology, dermatopharmacology, and dermatopathology, with abundant opportunities in other research fields.

Personal Opportunities: Urbana-Champaign offers the residential advantages of a medium-sized university city, excellent cultural opportunities, and a high quality of life. In 2010, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign received top rankings by Harvard University’s Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education for its pre-tenure practices in balancing work and home.

Qualifications: A DVM degree (or equivalent) and residency training approved by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) or the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD) are required. Preference will be given to candidates that are a Diplomate of the ACVD or ECVD, hold an M.S. or Ph.D. degree, and/or have a record of excellence in teaching, clinical service and/or scholarly productivity. Strong communication and interpersonal skills and a desire to train professional and graduate students are essential.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities are to provide clinical teaching and service in veterinary dermatology, contribute to the instruction of veterinary students, interns, residents and graduate students, establish a strong rapport with clients and referring veterinarians, and relevant research. Teaching responsibilities will include didactic, small group and laboratory instruction. Allocation of time among clinical service, instruction, and research activities will be dependent upon the candidate’s experience and academic interests.

Starting Date: Negotiable.

Closing Date: In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by February 1, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

Application Procedures: Please create your candidate profile through http://go.illinois.edu/Vet_Dermatology. Upload application materials, including your application letter, resume, transcripts, and names and email contact information for three references by February 1, 2017. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Additional information about the position can be obtained from Dr. Jason Pieper (jpieper@illinois.edu) or Dr. Julia Whittington at the address below or via e-mail jkwhitti@illinois.edu. This is a security-sensitive position. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

 Dr. Julia Whittington, Chair,

 Search Committee Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine University of Illinois
 1008 W. Hazelwood Drive
 Urbana, IL 61802

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu). 

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2. Board Certified Dermatologist Required or Certificate holder

 

We require a second Board Certified Dermatologist, certificate holder in Dermatology or an Advanced Practioner to join our busy Dermatology Department at our Referral Centre in the North West of England. We are close to two International airports, two bright & vibrant cities as well as being within 30mins drive of beautiful countryside & coastal areas.

 

You will be working along side other referral clinicians in Soft Tissue Surgery, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Internal Medicine and Cardiology. The Dermatologists are supported by  a team of Dermatology specific nurses and Interns. 

We have a self contained dermatology unit which encompasses excellent Dermatology facilities including video-otoscope, BAER machine, CO2 laser and an on site CT scanner. We pay competitively and provide an excellent working environment and a generous CPD allowance.

If you would like further details please contact Janie Clare (Practice Manager), Rutland House Referrals, Abbotsfield Road, St.Helens, Merseyside, WA9 4HU. Email: Janie.clare@rutlandhousevets.co.uk

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3. Faculty position in dermatology, Utrecht (1.0 fte)

 

The position

A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions, Life Sciences and Sustainability. 

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Utrecht University (FVM-UU) is the only Veterinary School in the Netherlands and belongs to the international top in education, research and veterinary medical patient care. FVM-UU is one of the few European veterinary schools accredited by the American and Canadian Veterinary Medical Associations and the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education. The faculty employs approximately 900 veterinarians, scientists and support staff and counts 1.500 students. Detailed information about the FVM-UU and Utrecht University is available via the website www.uu.nl

The Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University invites applications for a full time faculty position in Dermatology. The successful candidate is team oriented and has excellent communication skills with fellow colleagues, students, clients, and the referral community. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast paced environment, enjoys education and clinical research and is dedicated to practicing the highest quality of veterinary care.  

The candidate will play a leading role in the future development of the dermatology of the Utrecht University Animal Hospital. Additional responsibilities will be determined in accordance with the academic priorities and the candidate’s areas of expertise within the specialty of dermatology. Contributions by independent and/or collaborative research are encouraged. Interaction with colleagues across the range of specialist disciplines will give you further support and stimulation to develop your interests and ambitions.

Duties and responsibilities   

 The primary tasks of the candidate are:

  •  to provide together with other services of the UU Animal Hospital excellent veterinary care in the area of dermatology.  
  •  to provide educational activities for both bachelor and master students.
  •  to provide clinical instructions for master students
  •  to train and supervise resident(s) in dermatology (ECVD)
  •  to develop strong relationships with referring veterinarians and clients
  •  to foster collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to case manegement
  •  to develop and increase the veterinary dermatology caseload

 Your profile

You are trained in dermatology (Dip. ECVD/ACVD)(-or board eligible). You are interested in working in an academic environment with contributing to the services of our academic veterinary teaching hospital and clinical teaching and didactic instruction of veterinary students. You are fluent in written and spoken Dutch, or you are willing to learn this language (for which we will provide). 

 Salary and employment benefits

We offer a fulltime job for the period of one year, with the possibility for extension in case of satisfactory performance. Salary and rank will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience. The position offers excellent secondary benefits including an extensive spare time scheme, CPD allowance and possibilities, savings plan, pension plan and elective employment benefits plan. The position is available per January 2017, but this is negotiable.

 Additional information

Are you interested in working in our team? For more information, please contact Prof.dr. Joost Hoekstra (Head Internal Medicine) (j.b.l.hoekstra@uu.nl; +31-30-2539044) or Prof.dr. Jan Willem Hesselink (Chair and Clinic Director UU Animal Hospital) (j.w.hesselink@uu.nl; +31-30-2532147)

 Application

Please send your application accompanied by a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae, your research interests, teaching philosophy, and clinical interests. You can apply via the Utrecht University vacancy website: http://www.uu.nl/en/organisation/working-at-utrecht-university/jobs

 The organisation

A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions, Life Sciences and Sustainability. 

 The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is the only academic institution in the Netherlands that trains students to become veterinarians. The faculty is one of the European leaders in the fields of education, research and patient care. It is accredited by Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO), the European Committee of Veterinary Education (ECOVE), the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA). For more information about the faculty, visit the website: www.uu.nl/vet or www.diergeneeskunde.nl.

 The Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals includes a training institute, a research institute and an academic veterinary teaching hospital. The multidisciplinary team of the department consists of 235 persons, including 80 veterinarians. All EBVS certified specialities are represented at the Department. Faculty provides education to the students during their Bachelor and Master track, conduct clinical and fundamental research and offer care to patients and their owners. Each year, the department conducts over 15,000 clinical consultations and performs over 3,700 operations. The Department runs a comprehensive teaching and referral hospital with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment (24/7 ES, ICU, medium care, six OR’s, 17 consulting rooms, endoscopy, ultrasonography, 64-slice CT-scan, 1.5 Tesla MRI, radiotherapy).

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