The successful applicant will participate in all aspects of being an academic surgeon. These include; 1) didactic and laboratory instruction of veterinary students enrolled in the professional degree (DVM) program, 2) mentoring of house officers and graduate students at the College of Veterinary Medicine, 3) participation in independent or collaborative research or other scholarly activities, 4) the provision of general and referral-level surgical services through clinical service in the Wilford & Kate Bailey-Small Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital (Bailey-SATH) at Auburn University, and 5) participation in hospital, departmental and college committee assignments as well as continuing education and other outreach activities.
Primary service assignment will be to the general /soft surgery service. Opportunities may exist to supervise rotations in other areas of surgery (orthopedics or oncologic surgery). Successful candidates will share coverage for emergency surgical needs within the hospital.
Specific faculty expectations and the percentage of time devoted to various job components will be determined by the needs of the surgical program and in consultation with the department head and hospital director.