The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, invites applications for a full-time, renewable faculty appointment in Internal Medicine. The position is available at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, in our Health Programs appointment system. The successful candidate will join an existing group of 4 internists, 6 residents, and 2 dedicated service technicians.
The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences includes 40 faculty with a state-of-the art Veterinary Medical Center (VMC). The VMC supports outstanding patient care with a superb team of highly qualified veterinary technicians to support the general and specialty services. It is equipped with GI, pulmonary and genitourinary endoscopic equipment, 64 slice helical CT, digital cinefluoroscopy unit, 1.5 Tesla MRI, nuclear medicine, and linear accelerator. We are well-represented in supporting specialty services including 24/7 emergency and critical care, step-down ICU, anesthesiology, neurology, cardiology, dentistry, primary care including behavior medicine, interventional radiology, sports medicine and rehabilitation, ophthalmology, orthopedic surgery, soft tissue surgery, oncology and dermatology.
The internal medicine service is focused on exceptional instruction and patient care, supported by a busy caseload and experienced faculty. The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include management of referral cases, supervision and clinical instruction of house officers and students, and a commitment to scholarly contributions in the candidate’s area of expertise. Participation in the pre-clinical teaching curriculum as well as contributing to the specialty service leadership is also expected. Most faculty in the Health Programs system have 50-75% effort devoted to clinical service and instruction, but effort distributions across clinical service, teaching and scholarly activities are negotiable with the Department Chairperson and are amenable to change. Merit evaluations and promotions are based on the faculty member’s performance within their assigned duties.
Michigan State University has two human medical schools on campus providing unique and exciting opportunities for collaborative activities. Such activities are encouraged at both the Departmental and College level, and support is available for grant writing, locating external funding resources, and processing grant submissions. Internal funding opportunities are also available through endowed research funds. The College of Veterinary Medicine has active faculty development and mentorship programs to facilitate career progression.
Applicants must have a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree and be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Michigan. Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine is preferred but board-eligible candidates will be considered. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively within a team.
An advanced research degree or focused research experience will also be favorably considered.
Required Application Materials
Michigan State University has an on-line, centralized application procedure and all candidates are asked to submit a package including: 1) letter of intent detailing career goals and interests, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) copies of their diploma, 4) full names and contact information (phone numbers, e-mail, postal address) of 4 individuals acting as references.
Interested individuals wishing more information are invited and encouraged to contact Dr. Daniel Langlois, Search Committee Chair: langlo21@ msu.edu.
Internal Number: 570881
About Michigan State University
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.