The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine announces an outstanding opportunity for a faculty position (clinical-track) in Radiation Oncology. The person will join an energetic, internationally recognized, integrated oncology program comprised of 3 existing faculty oncologists, 2 surgical oncologists and a surgical oncology fellow, a radiation oncologist, 5 residents and 5 technologists. Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Specialty board certification in Radiation Oncology by the American College of Veterinary Radiology is preferred, and board-eligible candidates will be considered.
The Radiation Oncology service is located within the comprehensive Veterinary Medical Center and includes state-of-the-art facilities and equipment; Eklin DR systems; 3 ultrasound units; an 128- slice, multidetector CT (used for both large and small animals); a nuclear medicine suite; along with a Siemens Oncor linear accelerator with an 80 leaf multileaf collimator and the latest version of Varian Eclipse treatment planning software and Aria EMR. An in-hospital 3T MRI with a full suite of imaging applications (neurologic, orthopedic, cardiac, vascular) for both large and small animal imaging is also available. Access to a 7T magnet, PET/CT and SPECT/CT is also available through the OSU Division of Imaging Research.
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences supports a faculty of about 70 clinical specialists, educators, and investigators along with extensive training programs for professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. The College of Veterinary Medicine (vet.osu.edu) is ranked 4th among North American colleges of veterinary medicine by US News & World Report. The Ohio State University (www.osu.edu) has been ranked third nationally in the list of best places to work in academia, according to The Scientist magazine. Columbus is the 14th ranked city by size in the United States (population of 1.5 million within the city and metropolitan area) and supports a vibrant, multifaceted community (www.experiencecolumbus.com).
Teaching responsibilities will include lectures, labs, and clinical teaching to professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. Faculty members are expected to be involved in professional and community outreach, committee service, and curriculum development. Participation in continuing education events and outreach activities for the public and private practitioners is expected. Clinical-track candidates will be assigned up to 75% time in clinics, including clinical teaching of students and advanced training of interns and residents. Sponsored research is not required for clinical track faculty, yet clinical research, publications or other scholarly activities to advance clinical veterinary medicine are expected and encouraged.
Faculty members are encouraged to develop collaborative endeavors with clinicians and scientists within the College and across the university. Excellent collaborative opportunities are available in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences and Veterinary Preventive Medicine within the College and other units on the university campus. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute are major medical centers located within walking distance to the College of Veterinary Medicine. Research collaborations with the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center (http://cancer.osu.edu) and Department of Radiation Oncology (http://radiationoncology.osu.edu/) are well-established and encouraged. Other available resources include the Wright Center of Innovation in Biomedical Imaging (http://radiology.osu.edu/11205.cfm), Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (http://CCTS.osu.edu), and Nationwide Children’s Hospital (www.nationwidechildren’s.org).
Collegiality, civility, mutual support, and respect for others are strongly held values in the College of Veterinary Medicine. We support diverse beliefs and the free exchange of ideas and expect that faculty, staff, and students promote these values and apply them in a professional manner in all academic endeavors. In addition, The Ohio State University, in an effort to promote the health and well-being of all of its faculty, staff, students, and visitors, has chosen to maintain a tobacco-free environment.
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. The position is available immediately, and applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. To apply, interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of intent stating professional goals and interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of four references to Dr. Rich Bednarski, Interim Chairperson, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, 601 Vernon Tharp St., Columbus, OH 43210 or via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). Inquiries regarding the Radiation Oncology position can be directed to Dr. Eric Green by e-mail (email@example.com), telephone (614-292-1040), or fax (614-292-3191). The Ohio State University is an EEO/AA Employer.
About OSU College of Veterinary Medicine
Whether you're a clinician, researcher or prospective student, or you're seeking clinical services for your pet or farm animal, you will find an innovative and supportive environment at Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Established in 1885, the College has graduated more than 7,200 veterinarians and our alumni practice in all 50 states and 40 countries. Within Ohio, our graduates make up 85 percent of the practicing veterinarians in the state. Our comprehensive referral Veterinary Medical Center admits more than 35,000 animal patients each year, representing a wide range of species including companion, farm and service animals.
The Veterinary Clinical Sciences department is committed to developing and maintaining outstanding programs and services. This includes robust and relevant basic, applied, and translational research to improve animal health and well-being; state-of-the-art clinical veterinary medicine for ill and injured animals; excellent client care and communication, and exceptional consultation and referral services to private veterinary practitioners; leading-edge interdisciplinary teaching in the veterinary medical and post-professional (internship, r...esidency and graduate) programs; and meaningful and relevant outreach and engagement activities that benefit the community, veterinary profession and society.
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