University of Pennsylvania — Lecturer Position in Large Animal Anesthesia

Position: The School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Clinical Studies – New Bolton Center invites applications for a position of Lecturer in Large Animal Anesthesia.  

Qualifications: Requirements include a VMD/DVM/equivalent degree and board certification in veterinary anesthesiology (ACVAA or ECVAA) or eligibility to sit the examination.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Benefits: A fulltime benefit package will be offered including 22 days of vacation per year and aid for attending one professional meeting per year. If applicable, in the first year of appointment a 2-month period of off-clinic time will be granted to prepare for the ACVAA/ECVAA board examination, otherwise this period will be offered to pursue a clinical research project or to engage in extracurricular or CE teaching initiatives. Off-clinic time in subsequent years to engage in scholarly activities is negotiable. 

Start Date: The appointment is effective July 1, 2019, or as soon thereafter as possible. The position is renewable annually for a total period of 3 years based on satisfactory performance review. 

Responsibilities: Clinical responsibilities includes both primary anesthesia care and supervision of anesthetic management of equine and other large animal patients, including research animals, by students, interns, residents, and veterinary technicians and involves participation in out-of-hours anesthesia coverage. The candidate is expected to participate in the academic program of the Section of Large Animal Anesthesia including didactic and laboratory teaching of veterinary students, interns, residents and technicians/technician trainees.    

Background: New Bolton Center is located in a rural setting in scenic Pennsylvania Hunt Country, 35 miles southwest of the main University Campus in Philadelphia. The anesthesia patient population is predominantly equine with approximately 1,100 patients anesthetized each year.  

Application: Interested candidates should access the website link below for more detailed information regarding the position, including the on-line application procedure: http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1604

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. For further information, please contact Dr. Bernd Driessen, Section of Large Animal Anesthesia:  610-925-6130, or email driessen@upenn.edu.

THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER; MINORITIES/ FEMALES/ INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES/ VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

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