Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
28 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences (ERHS) houses academic, research, and clinical programs that address the promotion of human and animal health. The mission of the department is to deliver excellent undergraduate, graduate, and professional veterinary medical education in environmental and radiological health to prepare students to contribute to society; to conduct state of the art research in human and animal health focusing on environmental exposures and clinical applications; and to promote excellence in outreach and service to the citizens of Colorado, the United States, and globally through information transfer, research, continuing education and technical assistance. ERHS is unique in its multifactorial approach to disease that involves chemical, physical, and biological factors. ERHS provides undergraduate and graduate programs leading to B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Training is offered in a broad range of environmental and radiological health areas including biosafety, cancer biology, cell and molecular radiobiology and toxicology, contaminant ecology, health physics, medical physics, human and veterinary epidemiology, industrial hygiene, veterinary diagnostic imaging, radiation oncology, occupational safety, ergonomics, and risk assessment.

Position Summary

This position is primarily a clinical service appointment in the Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (VDI) section of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences. Clinical duties include all modalities in small animal imaging, back-up for after-hours and holiday coverage, resident training and participation in resident graduate committees. This position will also have a 20% teaching effort, contributing lectures to the PVM curriculum and ERHS imaging courses. Administrative services will be assigned as needed by the section.

Conditions of Employment

Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Required Job Qualifications

DVM degree (or equivalent); board certification in veterinary radiology (ACVR) or equivalent exam

Special Instructions to Applicants

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
Candidates must electronically submit a curriculum vitae; a statement of professional goals, including teaching and clinical interests; and the names of three professional references, with address, phone number, and email address.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Clinical Service Duty/Responsibility

  • Clinical duties include all modalities in small animal (radiology, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, CT, PET/CT and MRI), with possible weeks in large animal imaging if desired; rotating coverage for after-hours and holiday call backup of the radiology residents who are providing primary emergency imaging services; resident training and participation in resident graduate committees. Imaging services are managed via a Philips iSite PACS, with a recent upgrade to Philips Intellispace and Fuji Synapse RIS. DR x-ray imaging rooms, 3 Toshiba ultrasound units, 1.5 Tesla GE Signa MRI, 16 slice Philips PET/CT, and Philips C-arm are on site. These duties will be assigned 75% clinical service. These duties are shared with other VDI faculty.

Percentage Of Time 75% Job Duty Category Teaching/Instruction Duty/Responsibility

  • Provision of didactic lectures, group rounds and informal teaching of professional veterinary medical students, residents and graduate students, including didactic lectures in the radiology professional veterinary medicine (PVM) and EHRS graduate curriculum, as well as practicum teaching rounds within the 3rd and 4th years of the PVM curriculum.

Percentage Of Time 20% Job Duty Category Administrative Service Duty/Responsibility

  • Administrative services will be assigned as needed by the section, such as chief of a particular imaging modality, clinical section head and rotating with other faculty as the Residency Program Director and serving on department and college committees related to the veterinary program.

Percentage Of Time 5%