Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor



Job description

The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applications for a clinical instructor or clinical assistant professor (1-year term, renewable) in large animal emergency and critical care. The faculty in this position will work with other ECC faculty to provide clinical emergency service, after-hours patient care for hospitalized large animal patients, and clinical supervision and teaching of veterinary students, technicians, and house officers assigned to emergency services. The ECC clinicians will consult with referring veterinarians and clients and oversee all aspects of emergency case management including diagnostic evaluations, medical or surgical therapy, intensive care and monitoring, client communications, and necessary follow-up procedures for large animal emergency cases. The faculty in this position will coordinate the Emergency and Critical Care rotation for senior students including didactic and laboratory series in emergency medicine and work closely with faculty in providing continuity of patient care and service to clients. The faculty in this position will be responsible for administration of the Emergency and Critical Care Service and coordinating the emergency schedules for the service with faculty and house officers. The ECC service receives cases from 5 pm to 7 am each week night and 24-hour coverage on weekends and holidays. The emergency clinician would be assigned to clinical duties 65% of their time. Time off-clinics is assigned to didactic and laboratory teaching, academic planning, annual leave, and outreach activities.


The person in this position must have a DVM from an AVMA-accredited College of Veterinary Medicine and must be board certified (or board eligible) in the American College of Veterinary Surgery, the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, or the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine; large animal specialty.

How to apply

Apply online

Interested individuals should submit a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae and names with contact information of three references. Inquiries may be made to:

Catheryn Hance
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
2407 River Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-4545
Telephone number: 865-974-5703
Fax number: 865-974-5773

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