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Clinical Assistant Professor of Open Heart Surgery

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 7, 2022
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Clinical Assistant Professor of Open Heart Surgery

Job No: 524575
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Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL), Alachua
Categories: RealCat
Department: 28090000 - VM-SACS

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Job Description:

The University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine and Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time clinical-track faculty position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor. The selected candidate will be expected to lead a multidisciplinary team that will perform open-heart procedures using cardiopulmonary bypass. This position is focused on teaching and clinical service, but also provides opportunities to participate in clinical and bench-top research. Teaching responsibilities include didactic and clinical instruction in the professional curriculum and the instruction of residents and interns from a variety of related services. Participation in the clinical service in the UF Veterinary Hospital includes receiving and management of clinical cases, consultations within the hospital and with practicing veterinarians, participating in the growth of this service and continuing education.

The successful candidate will join a team of six veterinary cardiologists and four residents in a beautiful 100,000 square foot Small Animal Hospital (for a virtual tour see web link at:

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences has a strong program in cardiology with a successful residency training program, expertise in interventional cardiovascular therapies and strong collaborative ties with the College of Medicine pediatric and adult cardiology programs located across the street. State‐of‐the‐art equipment and facilities currently available include two Philips Epiq 7 ultrasound machines with multiple transducers (including 2 multiplane transesophageal probes), multiple pacemaker programmers, and an in-house Holter monitoring system. The Small Animal Hospital is currently finalizing plans to completely refurbish the current interventional suite with a state-of-the art Philips fluoroscopy system that includes 3-D image manipulation and an advanced hemodynamic system. Other imaging modalities available in the hospital include nuclear imaging, MRI, and CT scanning. Development of an independent or collaborative research program in an area of special interest is encouraged. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exists within the College and with the UF College of Medicine. The veterinary hospital also includes a robust clinical trials service. The successful candidate will have access to a well-equipped Clinical Sciences Research Laboratory and be eligible to compete for competitive intramural and endowed research funds.

UF aspires to provide an exceptional academic environment that reflects the breadth of thought essential to preeminence and manifest through a community of students, faculty, and staff of diverse experiences and backgrounds. We are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable culture and employing a diverse community. UF participates in state- and university-sponsored benefits programs for individuals, families and domestic partners. At the University of Florida, we know that the quality of our life and the quality of our work are interdependent -- and, as such, we place a high value on the health and wellbeing of our faculty and staff as well as their families.

Expected Salary:

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidate.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must possess a DVM or equivalent degree and have demonstrated a success in open mitral valve repair in dogs.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references online and to Dr. Darcy Adin, Cardiology Service, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Box 100126, Gainesville, FL 32610-0126. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Darcy Adin at 352-294-8606 or by e-mail Applications for requisition number 524575 and supporting documents must be submitted online. The position will close on December 3, 2022. However, applications will be reviewed as they are received and the interview process will begin before the closing date.

Final candidates will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

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