Clinical Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Comparative Medicine
Location: Stanford, California
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
DVM or equivalent
The Department of Comparative Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine seeks to fill a Clinical Assistant, Associate or Professor position for Director, Large Animal Services. Candidates should have a D.V.M. or V.M.D. Board certification or eligibility in laboratory animal medicine, veterinary surgery, or an equivalent specialty is desirable, but not required. Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years of experience in large animal clinical care, including surgery, anesthesia, and intensive care of agricultural species. Experience with, or the desire to learn about, the clinical care of nonhuman primates is also preferred. Supervision of veterinary nursing staff, veterinary residents and masters student trainees is expected. Applicants for this position should therefore have a strong interest in training and mentoring veterinary residents, and teaching a diverse group of learners: researchers, graduate, undergraduate and postdoctoral trainees.
The major criteria for appointment include excellence in clinical teaching and clinical care, with scholarly activity that advances the Department’s teaching and clinical care mission. The Department has faculty who are basic and clinical research scientists and who are board-certified in laboratory animal medicine, veterinary anesthesia and analgesia, veterinary pathology and internal medicine. The department hosts an ACLAM-recognized residency training program, a master’s degree program in Laboratory Animal Science, NIH supported T32 and T35 veterinary training programs and maintains a robust undergraduate teaching program in translational sciences and comparative medicine. In addition to its academic functions, the department also provides oversight of Stanford’s AAALAC-accredited animal research program.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
The Comparative Medicine Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.
Interested candidates should submit a CV, cover letter and 3 references to: Dr. Sherril Green, DVM, PhD Professor and Chair, Comparative Medicine Stanford Medicine c/o Ms. Alice Schroeder firstname.lastname@example.org
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