The primary duty will include maintaining a sustainable, well-funded translational orthopaedic research program (80%). Duties will also include participation in the didactic and laboratory teaching of veterinary and graduate students and mentoring of post-graduate students (10%-15%). The applicant is also expected to contribute to the College of Veterinary Medicine’s research and teaching mission through service (5%-10%).
For the research aspects of this position, there is an expectation for the development of projects with extramural salary support through sustaining a comparative orthopaedic research program, participation in clinical trials and by establishing collaborations with investigators across the Office of Academic Clinical Affairs, University of Minnesota and/or with industry partners. The successful candidate will strive to become the scholarly focal point of the CVM translational orthopaedic research effort and will facilitate the work of the Clinical Investigation Center. The applicant is also expected to contribute to the mentoring of veterinary surgery residents during the completion of their research projects on an as needed basis.
Teaching responsibilities will include didactic teaching to 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students, graduate students, and providing mentoring for Ph.D. and post-doctoral students.
Other job responsibilities include personal development, outreach, and service to the College of Veterinary Medicine and other veterinary-related professional organizations.
Qualifications include: DVM/VMD or equivalent veterinary degree, a PhD degree, board certification in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS), documented scholarly activity in the form of refereed journal publications and/or grant funding, evidence of outstanding interpersonal skills.
Internal Number: 334552
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