Clinical Faculty in Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
21 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
19 May 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The Department of Clinical Sciences mission is to assure the health and productivity of animals to meet societal needs through high quality educational programs for professional veterinary medical students, graduate veterinarians, and the public through a faculty and veterinary medical center of excellence, and to advance and disseminate comparative biomedical knowledge in an environment of interdisciplinary collaboration.

Position Summary

The Department of Clinical Sciences at the James L. Voss Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital is offering an annually renewable clinical faculty position in Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery. This 12-month renewable, special (non-tenure track) appointment faculty at the rank of Clinical Instructor position is designed for ACVS and/or ECVS-board-certified veterinarians.

Required Job Qualifications

  • DVM or equivalent veterinary professional degree
  • ACVS board-eligible at the time of hire
  • Ability to provide superior patient care by utilizing CSU’s cutting edge surgical instrumentation (conventional and locking plates, i-Loc interlocking nail, IMEX external skeletal fixation, Kyon THR, Arthrex CUE, intraoperative imaging, arthroscopy, etc) and diagnostic technologies (CT, MRI, PET-CT, ultrasonography, kinetic & kinematic gait analysis)

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • ACVS and/or ECVS-board-certification at the time of hire
  • Strong interest in orthopedic surgery for treatment of lameness caused by disease and/or injury in dogs and cats

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications should include 1) a cover letter addressing the applicant’s qualifications, 2) resume or curriculum vitae, and 3) name and contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

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

Personal or professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity outcomes.

Search Contact Cheryl Webb,

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Teaching/Advising/Mentoring Duty/Responsibility

Effective teaching/training of veterinary students, interns and residents. Participation in weekly case presentations, journal clubs and daily case rounds will be expected. The successful candidate will work closely with other small animal orthopedic surgery faculty (3 ACVS Diplomates) as well as small animal orthopedic medicine faculty (1 ECVS/ACVSMR and 1 ECVS/ACVS/ACVSMR Diplomate).

Percentage Of Time 50 Job Duty Category University & Professional Service/Outreach Duty/ResponsibilityThe 52-week appointment will consist of approximately 40 weeks of clinic duties on the Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery Service