Summary of Duties: The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) and the Veterinary Teaching Hospital seek to fill two positions which will expand Neurology and Neurosurgery Services at the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Both are full-time, 12-month appointments. The tenure track position will have an emphasis on independent scholarship/research and is a permanent position. The positions will join a team whose primary mission will be clinical teaching, clinical service and scholarship. The positions would be filled ideally by September 1, 2019.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful applicants for both positions will have responsibility for participation in clinical service; clinical, laboratory, and didactic (classroom) teaching of professional veterinary students, interns, residents, and graduate students; will provide health care and service to patients of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital; will advise and consult with referring veterinarians and clients; will develop a creative, independent and/or collaborative, basic science or clinically-oriented research program in Neurology and Neurosurgery; will be in direct support of a neurology residency program; and will provide leadership in directing research projects for residents and graduate students. Successful applicants must be able to communicate effectively, work collegially, and collaborate with diverse internal and external constituencies.
Required Qualifications: The candidate must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or a related foreign equivalent degree (such as a BVSc), and be board-eligible by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) (ACVIM) or certified before date of hire.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.