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Louisiana State University, School of Veterinary Medicine

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Science at Louisiana State University invites applicants for an open faculty position in Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia. This is a tenure or clinical track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate or professor. Rank and salary are commensurate with the individuals experience and qualifications.

Job Summary: Provide service for the Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. Clinical responsibilities include anesthesia support for the small, large, and zoo-exotic animal services within the teaching hospital, and participation in after-hours emergency service. Clinical responsibilities will be shared with other members of the anesthesia service (total of 4 anesthesiologists, 7 technicians, and 1 to 2 residents).

Candidates will also be expected to contribute towards didactic and laboratory instruction in veterinary anesthesiology and teaching of clinical veterinary anesthesia and analgesia to veterinary students. Collaborative and some independent research endeavors are encouraged for clinical-tracks and required for tenure-track. Strong people skills and team approach towards practicing veterinary medicine is required.

The LSU-SVM has a strong research base in veterinary and biomedical sciences with numerous opportunities for collaborations, both clinical and bench-top research projects. The SVM is the largest NIH funded unit at LSU. We also have a research office for granting and grantsmanship to support our faculty.

Requirements: DVM or equivalent degree with successful completion of an American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA / ECVAA) approved residency program. Diplomate status from the ACVAA / ECVAA is preferred, but board-eligible individuals will also be considered. Candidates with strong teaching ability, advanced degree and/or experience in team research are desired.

Special instructions: Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. A copy of your transcript(s)/diploma may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. A copy of your certification(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, proof of certification is required prior to hire.

Additional Position Information: Applications will be reviewed until an appropriate candidate is identified. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits: LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

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Any questions, please email Dr. Dale Paccamonti, Professor and Dept. Head of the LSU Veterinary Clinical Sciences, at pacc@lsu.edu or call at 225-578-9553.

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