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PT/FT - Clinical Associate, Primary Care Surgery, Academic Support Staff

Employer
University of Pennsylvania
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Oct 18, 2023

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PT/FT - Clinical Associate, Primary Care Surgery, Academic Support Staff


Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Open Date: Oct 13, 2023
Deadline:

The University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine (CSAM) invites applications for either a Part-Time or Full-Time Clinical Associate position in the Primary Care (PC) Service. Clinical Associates are academic support staff that contribute to the service and teaching mission of the School.

This position will focus on clinical patient care and education of veterinary students in the area of primary care surgical skills training within Penn Vet's Ryan Veterinary Hospital. This position dovetails with a renewed emphasis on PC education within CSAM and Ryan Hospital. The successful hire will help provide and organize surgical instruction including spay, neuter, and minor procedures for meeting accreditation requirements and student educational needs.

The successful hire will be part of building a vibrant, front-facing PC program that attracts strong veterinary students and will work directly with the Penn Vet Shelter Medicine Program, Soft Tissue Surgery Service, and Anesthesia Service, as well as with administration, to fulfill the School's commitment to student eduction and the local community and pet population.

The successful candidate will have strong clinical and surgical skills in primary care medicine, surgery, and dentistry, as well as excellent communication and team-building skills, and is expected to contribute to the visionary leadership in PC. Additionally, training and experience in high-quality, high-volume spay-neuter techniques and settings are necessary for the position. Experience in training settings and community-based veterinary programs in private or academic practices is desirable.

This position may be full-time or part-time and specific details are negotiable with the selected candidate. Salary will be commensurate with professional credentials and experience. Applications will be considered until an appropriate candidate is identified.

The hospital is a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment with an excellent nursing staff and residents. The School is located amid a vibrant urban neighborhood that offers an abundance of cultural resources including music, art, theatres, and fine dining (www.upenn.edu/life-at-penn/philadelphia). Penn Vet participates in the Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program.


Qualifications
DVM or equivalent. Training and experience in high-quality, high-volume spay-neuter techniques and settings are necessary for the position. Experience in training settings and community-based veterinary programs in private or academic practices is desirable.


Application Instructions
Applicants will be reviewed immediately with an anticipated start date in Spring, although negotiable.

Applicants should apply electronically and include all required documentation listed. The system will prompt you to attach a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, and the name, address, and contact information for one reference.

Questions about the position can be addressed to Dr Beth Callan, Chair - Search Committee: callan@vet.upenn.edu or Sandy LaMonaca - Search Coordinator: sandrala@upenn.edu


To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/134331

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
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