Open Faculty Search - Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care Medicine

The Ohio State University
Grandview, OH
Closing date
Dec 1, 2023
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Job Title:Open Faculty Search - Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care Medicine

Department:Veterinary Medicine | Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Faculty Position in Small Animal Emergency/Critical Care Medicine

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine announces an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Practice, Clinical or Tenure Track faculty positions in small animal emergency/critical care medicine. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Preference will be given to candidates that are board certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care or will be eligible to take the ACVECC certifying examination in 2023 or 2024. It is expected that the candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in patient management; service to clients and referring veterinarians; and teaching/mentoring of professional and graduate students.

Practice-track candidates will focus entirely on clinical service and teaching, with an expectation of 80-90% of time spent in clinical duty. There is no expectation for scholarly activity or teaching outside of the clinical setting. Clinical-track candidates will be assigned up to 60-70% 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 encouraged. Tenure-track faculty will be given at least 50-60% off-clinic time to meet expectations for developing an extramurally funded research program that includes collaboration with other scientists, advising of graduate student research, and publication in peer-reviewed journals.

The appointee will be an addition to a program already supported by four faculty criticalists, seven residents and two emergency doctors in the Small Animal ECC Service, as well as equine ECC faculty members. The Department supports a faculty of over 75 clinical specialists, educators, and investigators along with extensive training programs for professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. The College of Veterinary Medicine ( is ranked 3rd among North American colleges of veterinary medicine by US News and World Report. The Ohio State University ( was recently ranked third in the national listing 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 over 900,000) and supports a vibrant, multifaceted community (

The candidates will work in a comprehensive academic veterinary medical center with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment including digital radiography, ultrasonography, computed tomography, 3 Tesla MRI, 128 Slice CT, Interventional Radiology/Medicine suite, mechanical ventilation, high-flow oxygen therapy devices, hemodialysis, hemoperfusion, and dark field microcirculatory imaging. In addition, labs are taught in our Professional Skills Center also a state-of-the-art education and assessment resource, unique in veterinary education that includes almost 9,000 square feet of educational space purpose-built for teaching clinical and communication skills. VCPSC enhances patient care and client satisfaction by allowing students to practice their skills in this simulated environment before entering the workforce. Primary responsibilities include year-round clinical teaching of professional students, interns, and residents and patient care activities related to all aspects of small animal ECC medicine. Teaching responsibilities will also include participation in didactic lectures and laboratories. The successful candidates will share supervision of a full service, 24-hour, 40-cage intensive care unit, as well as a busy 24/7 emergency receiving service and verified trauma center (which sees approximately 10000 cases/year). The ICU is staffed with registered veterinary technicians (several with VTS ECC certification) with a mission for excellence in patient care. The ICU is currently managed in an open style with all specialty services providing primary patient care of the patients in the unit. It is anticipated the appointee will interact closely with the faculty and programs in all small animal clinical disciplines and the large animal ECC program. Faculty members are also expected to be involved in professional and community outreach, continuing education, committee service, and curriculum development.

How to Apply

Candidates should have excellent communication skills and an ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and staff. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, and section head for SAECC, Dr. Edward Cooper, by e-mail ( or Dr. Angela Marolf, Chair, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately 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 with the online application.

About the College of Veterinary Medicine

Founded in 1885, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine has been a top-five program in the U.S. News & World Report rankings for the past decade and was ranked third among U.S. veterinary colleges and sixth in the world in the 2020 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings. Our ambition is to Be The Model™ comprehensive college of veterinary medicine in the world, impacting animal and human health through innovation, collaboration, and excellence.

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is a national leader in the education of professional and postgraduate students, research in veterinary and comparative medicine, and outreach to the community. More information about the College of Veterinary Medicine can be found at

Columbus is the largest and fastest-growing city in Ohio, with a vibrant blend of arts and culture; inspired culinary, fashion, music and entertainment scenes; exciting collegiate and professional sports; and an open, entrepreneurial spirit. With a burgeoning downtown, lively urban districts and a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods, it's a city that invites exploration (

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.

As part of this process, the university will conduct faculty misconduct background checks, see for more information.

Additional Information:
DVM, Specialty board certification or eligibility for certification by the ACVECC

Location:Veterinary Medical Center (0299)

Position Type:Regular

Scheduled Hours:40

Shift:First Shift

The Ohio State University believes in diversity in people and ideas. What Ohio State does matters. And how we do it matters. When we are at our best, we make a real difference to people. Our size, breadth, geography, history and standard of excellence position us to drive the future of higher education. We believe that the university should be a place where people can work and learn together in a safe environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. As such, finalists for any faculty position that carries tenure must sign an authorization and disclosure form, which will allow current or prior employer(s) to share information to the University regarding any findings of employment-related misconduct or disciplinary proceedings against a candidate and/or any pending investigations related to alleged misconduct. Such information shall include findings and pending investigations with respect to sexual harassment, violence, or harassment; research misconduct; financial fraud or misconduct; foreign influence violations, grant misuse or misconduct; and/or any other type of finding or pending investigation relating to a candidate's employer's policies and rules governing faculty conduct that may reasonably be expected to affect a candidate's appointment. If the University becomes aware of any past finding of misconduct or pending investigations that were not disclosed, Ohio State will treat that as a serious omission and reserves the right to rescind an offer or terminate employment.

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

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