DVM/VMD or equivalent veterinary degree. Preference will be given to individuals who are board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Radiology or European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. However, board-eligible applicants who will have successfully completed a Radiology/Imaging residency by the employment start date are also encouraged to apply. The applicant must be eligible for Minnesota state veterinary faculty licensure. We encourage applicants who have outstanding clinical, interpersonal and teaching skills to apply. Training and/or research experience in MRI or another modality that complements the strengths of the current imaging faculty will also be viewed favorably.
About the Job
Primary duties will include:
Clinical responsibilities in the Medical Imaging Service of the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) including small and large animal diagnostic radiology and contrast procedures, small animal ultrasonography, CT, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, consultations to local veterinarians and VMC faculty/house officers, and after-hours emergency consultation. Anticipated workload distribution for the contract position will be: clinical service and clinical teaching 70-80%, didactic and laboratory teaching 10-20%, and scholarly activity 10-20%. Final distribution of efforts in the section and department is negotiable with the optimal candidate. Teaching responsibilities will include providing clinical instruction to interns, residents, and professional students as they rotate through the Medical Imaging service and participation in the Radiology didactic courses. Other job responsibilities include personal development, outreach, and service to the College of Veterinary Medicine and other veterinary-related professional organizations. The option to participate as a contract teleradiologist during business and non-business hours for salary augmentation is negotiable.
There are many opportunities for collaborative research within the College as well as with faculty across the other five units of the Academic Health Center (Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, Nursing, and Dentistry), and candidates with an interest in contributing to clinical research would be viewed favorably.