Instructor - Medical District Veterinary Clinic

College of Veterinary Medicine - University of Illinois
Illinois, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 18, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Medical District Veterinary Clinic at Illinois



Full-time, 100%, 12-month

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The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine Medical District Veterinary Clinic invites applications for a full-time (100%), 12-month Instructor position in our companion animal practice. 

MDVC is a close-knit, small animal veterinary clinic that is directly associated with the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. We have the benefits of both small animal private practice and academia. Being in Chicago gives us the opportunity to work with clients and staff who come from a wide range of backgrounds. At MDVC, we value work-life balance and we do all we can to work with both the doctors and staff to provide a schedule that works for both parties, while meeting the needs of our operations. We are looking for an enthusiastic doctor to join our team, form part of our close-knit work community, and work with us to provide our patients and clients the high-quality care they deserve, and for which we are known.

Professional Opportunities: This position will be located at the Medical District Veterinary Clinic (MDVC), which is in the Illinois Medical District, Chicago, Illinois.  MDVC is well equipped with modern surgical facilities, oxygen cages, in-house laboratory, endoscopy equipment, digital radiography, and ultrasound. This position will report to the Director of the Medical District Veterinary Clinic and is available on or about July 1, 2021, or as soon as the possible following the close of the search. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a DVM or equivalent degree. Illinois licensure and two years of experience in a primary care practice are also preferred.  Hardworking, fast paced, engaging, and excellent communication/interpersonal skills are preferred.  Additional knowledge and skills in the areas of general medicine of dogs and cats, preventative healthcare, and practice-level surgery and dentistry are also preferred.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates are encouraged to apply, as we serve a large Hispanic population.

Duties: The successful candidate will perform a high level of general practice and surgery while working with a team of primary care veterinarians.  Additionally, applicants need to have a desire to teach and mentor veterinary students on a daily basis.  Other responsibilities will include promoting the College of Veterinary Medicine through outreach within the Chicago area educational systems.

Salary: Commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications. The University of Illinois offers a complete benefits package. A summary explanation of these benefits can be found at

Application Procedures: Qualified applicants should apply online at Applicants will be required to submit a cover letter stating career goals and interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three professional references. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Dr. Drew Sullivan, Director, Medical District Veterinary Clinic at or 312-226-2588.

 To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by July 1, 2021. Applicants may be interviewed prior to the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. This is a security-sensitive position.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.
































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