Assistant/Associate Professor of Veterinary Internal Medicine / Emergency and Critical Care
Western University of Health Sciences
Location: Pomona, California
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 2451165
Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Veterinary Internal Medicine / Emergency and Critical Care
Posting Number F00438
Campus Western University Campus-Pomona, CA
Department 1701-College of Veterinary Medicine
Type of Position Faculty
Job Summary Responsible for providing content expertise in Internal Medicine and/or Emergency and Critical Care, contributing to scholarly advancement of the science and incorporating this discipline in the curriculum. Will assume various teaching roles, when required, to meet curricular demands and as assigned by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Will provide support in the training of students in all levels of the DVM curriculum. Will serve as a college wide resource in Internal Medicine / Emergency and Critical Care as well as serve on the college and university standing committees. Position reports to the Dean. Academic activities are supervised by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Research activities are supervised by the Associate Dean for Research. Clinical activities are supervised by the Associate Dean for Clinical Services. Professional activities are supervised by the Executive Associate Dean.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Individuals must possess this knowledge, these skills and abilities, or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. 1. Ability to orally communicate with others. Ability to effectively interact with administration, faculty, staff, students and outside contacts. 2. Ability to handle detail-oriented assignments and maintain confidentiality. 3. Organizational skills necessary in prioritizing workload and delegating responsibility. 4. Knowledge of educational needs for contemporary veterinary practice. 5. Knowledge and skills in his/her discipline.
Required Qualifications EDUCATION: An earned Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree and board certification in Veterinary Internal Medicine and/or Emergency and Critical Care, or equivalent degree and advanced training.
EXPERIENCE: Candidates with three or more years of experience preferred. However, the college is seeking an optimal match between individual qualifications and assessed ability to contribute to the College's mission. All qualified candidates will be considered.
List comments regarding work hours Hours vary and may include some evenings and/or weekends.
Posting Date 07/08/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Essential Job Duties
Job Duty Provide leadership and/or instruction for third year clinical courses and fourth year clinical rotations. Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duty Participate in Problem-Based learning (PBL) curriculum and case development as a content resource in his/her discipline. Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duty Develop and present PBL correlative lectures and laboratories in internal medicine / emergency and critical care as determined in the curriculum development process. Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duty Participate in ongoing faculty development in PBL. Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duty Participate as a facilitator in the Problem-Based learning (PBL) curriculum. Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duty Participate in other teaching duties in years 1 through 4 of the curriculum as assigned. Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duty Serve as a college resource in research and student training. Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duty Participate in local, national, and/or international continuing education programs. Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duty Clinical services including consultations and patient care duties as negotiated and assigned. Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duty Other duties as assigned. Percentage Of Time 10 Physical Demands
Do the essential functions of this job require lifting? Yes
If yes, list maximum weight and duration The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands, reach with hands and arms, stoop, and sit. The employee is frequently required to move from room-to-room or building-to-building while on campus, and (depending on individual professional specialty) may be required to travel to off campus sites for curricular delivery. The employee generally must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds in normal office settings. Exceptions are dependent on the individual professional specialty. The employee may be required to work with (move or lift) live animals of various species and sizes as part of curricular delivery. The employee must be able to demonstrate appropriate behaviors and physical capacity to work with live animals according to generally accepted professional guidelines (for the individual's professional specialty) that are designed to meet reasonable safety standards in the protection of patients, professional colleagues, staff, and students. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The employee must be able to travel when required to deliver the essential functions of the job.
Describe Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties of the Faculty Member are normally performed in a typical office setting, classroom setting, or laboratory setting. Depending on individual professional specialty, curriculum duties may require different environmental settings which may include, but is not limited to classrooms, farms, clinical practices, research and academic laboratories, and other off campus settings. Occasionally the employee is exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in these settings are usually moderate due to telephone calls, office equipment, normal student traffic, and depending on species - animal noises. Some travel is required, and work environment characteristics will change to that of the regional norms. Virtual delivery of the curriculum might be considered based on the characteristics of the needs of the curriculum for this discipline.