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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-track or clincal- track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate or professor. Rank and salary are commensurate with the individuals experience and qualifications.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Anesthesiology- Clinical Track

• 60% 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, up to 2 residents and/or interns).
• 25% Contribute towards didactic and laboratory instruction in veterinary anesthesiology and teaching of clinical veterinary anesthesia and analgesia to veterinary students. Contribute towards didactic and laboratory instruction in veterinary anesthesiology to the anesthesia house officers and technicians. Cooperate with other faculty members in training interns/residents. Contribute towards Louisiana's community by collaborating with LVMA and BRAVMA annually continuing eduction. Active participant in the college of specialty, ACVAA.
• 10% Serve on committees within VCS and the SVM.
• 5% Independent and collaborative research endeavors.

Minimum Requirements
Assistant Professor: DVM or equivalent degree; Successful completion of an American or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA / ECVAA) approved residency program.
Associate Professor: DVM or equivalent degree and 5 years of related research / teaching / clinical experience; Successful completion of an American or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA / ECVAA) approved residency program. Diplomat status from the ACVAA / ECVAA.
Full Professor: DVM or equivalent degree and 8 years of related research / teaching / clinical experience; Successful completion of an American or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA / ECVAA) approved residency program. Diplomat status from the ACVAA / ECVAA.

Preferred Qualifications
Education Level: DVM
Specific Degree: Diplomat status from the ACVAA / ECVAA
Specific Experience: Assistant Professor: Diplomat status from the ACVAA / ECVAA
All ranks: Strong teaching abilities, advanced degrees and/or experience in team research
Preferred Certifications/Licenses: Diplomat status from the ACVAA / ECVAA

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Anesthesiology- Tenure Track
• 50% 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, up to 2 residents and/or interns).
• 25% Contribute towards didactic and laboratory instruction in veterinary anesthesiology and teaching of clinical veterinary anesthesia and analgesia to veterinary students. Contribute towards didactic and laboratory instruction in veterinary anesthesiology to the anesthesia house officers and technicians. Cooperate with other faculty members in training interns/residents. Contribute towards Louisiana's community by collaborating with LVMA and BRAVMA annually continuing eduction. Active participant in the college of specialty, ACVAA.
• 20% Independent and collaborative research endeavors.
• 5% Serve on committees within VCS and the SVM.

Minimum Requirements
Assistant Professor: DVM or equivalent degree; Successful completion of an American or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA / ECVAA) approved residency program.
Associate Professor: DVM or equivalent degree and 5 years of related research / teaching / clinical experience; Successful completion of an American or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA / ECVAA) approved residency program. Diplomat status from the ACVAA / ECVAA.
Full Professor: DVM or equivalent degree and 8 years of related research / teaching / clinical experience; Successful completion of an American or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA / ECVAA) approved residency program. Diplomat status from the ACVAA / ECVAA.

Preferred Qualifications Education level: DVM
Specific Degree: Diplomat status from the ACVAA / ECVAA
Specific Experience: Assistant Professor: Diplomat status from the ACVAA / ECVAA. All ranks: Strong teaching abilities, advanced degrees and/or experience in team research
Preferred Certifications/Licenses: Diplomat status from the ACVAA / ECVAA

Special or Physical Qualifications (ALL LEVELS)
Required to work a variety of shifts including nights, weekends, holidays, and "on-call"/relief shifts.
Per PS 18- This position is a part of the Emergency Response Personnel - these personnel are linked with the hospital during any emergency response event and are expected to report in and perform as outlined in the emergency response plan.

Required to be capable of lifting more than 50 pounds, standing or walking for prolonged periods, able to reach and/or climb a ladder, kneel or sit on the floor, bending, squatting, and/or twisting.

*Due to the nature of this position and/or responsibilities, this position is subject to random drug & alcohol testing in accordance with University Policy Statement 67*

FERPA - As with all LSU employees, due to this position title and/or responsibilities, this position has an obligation to assist students in the acquisition of necessary services. Should a student appear in need of or seek assistance with issues of an emotional, behavioral, or mental health related matter they should be referred to the proper service within the Student Health Center. In situations where the student creates an impression that they are a danger to themselves or others, the advisor should immediately contact the Care Team, the Dean of Students or the appropriate law enforcement agency. The employee outside of those rights contained within FERPA should create no impression of client or patient confidentiality.

Minor Contact - This position and/or position's responsibilities require work directly with minors. Finger printing and

National Sex Offender Registry check required per FASOP HR-04.

Special Instructions
Please provide your cover letter, CV, and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. Credentials required to meet minimum position requirements that were received outside of the United States will require a Credential Evaluation from a NACES member prior to hire.

Please attach ALL required documents under the "Resume/CV" section of your application.

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Additional Position Information
Background Check - 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; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer
LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

HCM Contact Information
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu.

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