Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Diagnostic Imaging
May 11, 2021
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, North Grafton, MA
The Department of Clinical Sciences at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University is seeking an assistant/associate/full professor in Diagnostic Imaging. The successful candidate will join a friendly, multicultural team with 4 other full-time board-certified radiologists, 6 residents, and ten technicians in the Diagnostic Imaging service, which operates within the Foster Hospital for Small Animals and serves the Hospital for Large Animals. The newly renovated Diagnostic Imaging service features one MRI suite equipped with a 3 T Siemens unit with advanced neurology and orthopedic software and a CT suite equipped with a 16-slice Toshiba Aquilion CT, both catering to large and small animal patients. The section has a fully equipped radiology and fluoroscopy suite and two C-Arms that caters to an active interventional radiology case load. The section is also equipped with two DR small animal radiology suites, one DR large animal radiology room and one nuclear medicine suite. Two ultrasound rooms equipped with two Phillips and one Toshiba unit with several high frequency transducers. The DI section works closely with the large animal ultrasound and sports medicine service, including shared rounds and research collaborations. Large animal ultrasounds are performed by a separate team of equine specialist ultrasonographers of Tufts Equine Center using a dedicated Toshiba unit. The Section manages its digital database with Carestream PACS V.12 software. The Diagnostic Imaging section is well-recognized for its strong residency program approved by the ACVR and the ECVDI.
Clinical responsibilities include provision of diagnostic imaging service, instruction of clinical-year students, and supervision of interns and residents in all aspects of Diagnostic Imaging. In addition to clinical rotation teaching, participation in pre-clinical classroom and laboratory teaching is required.
Faculty members are expected to engage in research and scholarly activity, with the amount of time dedicated depending on the interests and capabilities of the faculty member and the faculty track. Excellent opportunities exist to build clinical and translational research collaborations with researchers on all three campuses of Tufts University, within the New England medical community, and beyond. The Cummings School Clinical Trials Office is available for support and consultation.
Tufts University is dedicated to the work needed to become an anti-racist institution. At the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, we are committed to building a community that is diverse, inclusive, and welcoming to all groups. Faculty, staff, and students work together to promote a culture where all are empowered to reach their full potential. We are actively seeking faculty that will contribute to these important efforts.
Candidates must hold a DVM degree or its equivalent. Completion of an American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) or European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) approve residency. ACVR or ECVDI board-certification is required at, or not later than two years following, the date of hire. Demonstrated ability to multi-task in an academic environment and manage a robust caseload is expected. Enthusiasm for, and demonstrated ability in teaching are required. The candidate should also possess effective communication skills, have demonstrated ability to work in a team, and be committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive community. Rank, track, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and career interests.
The position is available any time after July 2, 2021, with a preferred start date no later than September 1, 2021. Application review will commence June 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, along with a cover letter describing their qualifications, teaching experience, clinical/diagnostic experience, research and scholarly interests, and interest in the position. Candidates are expected to identify their strengths/experiences in diversity and inclusion as it relates to teaching, clinical activity, research and scholarly activity, and/or service in their cover letter. The names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references should be provided. Application materials should be submitted electronically through Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/86034 ). For questions about the application process and the position, please contact Dr. Leslie Sharkey at Leslie.Sharkey@tufts.edu.
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