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Ophthalmology – Non-Tenure Track/Tenure Track – Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor

Colorado State Clinical Sciences
Fort Collins, Colorado
Inst-$107,887.50-$119,175,Assistant Prof -$133,455 -$147,367.50,Associate Prof - $165,060 - $178,657
Posted Date
Sep 8, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Veterinary Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Clinical Sciences mission is to assure the health and productivity of animals to meet societal needs through high quality educational programs for professional veterinary medical students, graduate veterinarians, and the public through a faculty and veterinary medical center of excellence, and to advance and disseminate comparative biomedical knowledge in an environment of interdisciplinary collaboration.

The Department of Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University seeks applications for a 12-month tenure-track or non-tenure-track Instructor, Assistant, or Associate Professor in Comparative Ophthalmology. This position will be housed in the Department of Clinical Sciences located on the Veterinary Health Campus of Colorado State University. The clinical appointment will be in the Ophthalmology Service at the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The CSU Ophthalmology Service within the James L Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital is a busy clinical service seeing approximately 3,000 cases a year that include dogs, cats, and horses as well as livestock/camelids, exotics, and zoo/aquarium/wildlife species. The successful candidate will participate in the clinical and didactic instructional activities of the professional veterinary medicine and post-graduate training programs related to ophthalmology as well as provide service to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. This faculty position will be responsible for clinical service that involves coordination of the ophthalmology service, providing clinical care of patients, teaching veterinary medical students, training ophthalmology residents and interns, providing nighttime and weekend back-up for ophthalmology residents and consultation with referring veterinarians and pet owners.

The appointment will have a 25-45% service appointment, a 10-40% research commitment and a 25-45% teaching commitment dependent on experience and track (continuing or tenure-track). It is the intent that this individual will support both clinical and didactic teaching in the DVM program in the area of ophthalmology in animals. The position also will support client service and revenue generation in the VTH. The individual hired into this position is expected to have a 38% to 72% commitment to clinical teaching and service (e.g., a tenure track position generally would typically require 18-22 clinic weeks, a clinical instructor non-tenure position would typically require 30-34 weeks of clinic weeks). Clinical training of fellows, residents, DVM students, and interns is a requirement of this position as is providing state-of-the-art care for animals.

During the non-clinical time, the faculty member will share didactic teaching and service/outreach duties. These will include continuing education for local, regional, national, and international veterinary groups, providing phone and/or email consultation for veterinarians in Colorado and other states, development, and participation in professional continuing education for veterinarians, and participation in appropriate university, college, department, hospital, or professional committee work. The remaining time will be available for research/scholarly activity which may include collaborative research with other departmental faculty and participation in veterinary clinical trials. Scholarly activity will include professional and lay publications in the discipline of ophthalmology.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

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