Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor of Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care
Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Your next career opportunity awaits at LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. One of only 33 veterinary schools in the United States, LSU Vet Med is experiencing unprecedented growth as we seek to improve and protect the lives of animals and people through superior education, transformational research, and compassionate care. We are dedicated to building a premier team of world-renowned clinicians, educators, and researchers to provide an elite healthcare experience in Louisiana and the region. This is where science meets passion and global health prevails. We hope you will join us as we explore what is possible.
We are seeking our next Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Emergency & Critical Care. LSU has two open clinical- or tenure-track faculty positions for Emergency and Critical Care specialists to join our current team of two ECC faculty members, three ECC residents, two mixed specialty interns, 8 rotating interns, and full-time ER and ICU nurses. The ECC service is poised for continued growth with the addition of several supporting positions. Recent hospital expansions and renovations have provided a new, dedicated companion animal ER space with brand-new equipment to allow for independent functionality. Additional faculty will be necessary to smoothly and consistently provide state-of-the-art advanced care in our intensive care unit, such as mechanical ventilation, and to begin offering dialysis services.
LSU has a wide variety of advanced monitoring and treatment tools, such as electronic treatment sheet software (Instinct), four oxygen cages, high flow nasal oxygen, Puritan Bennett (840) mechanical ventilator, continuous ECG monitoring, and Prismaflex system for renal replacement therapy, as well as all the standard monitoring tools (oscillometric and doppler blood pressure equipment, pulse oximeter, capnometer, invasive blood pressure).
Clinical Track Position Requirements
70% - Provide clinical expertise and deliver emergency and critical care services for all species.
30% - Scholarly activities to include teaching and research
Tenure Track/ Tenure Position Requirements
50% - Provide clinical expertise and deliver emergency and critical care services for all species.
50% - Scholarly activities to include teaching and research
Assistant Professor: DVM or equivalent & must have successfully completed a residency training program accredited by the American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ACVECC) or the European College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ECVECC)
Associate Professor:DVM or equivalent with five years of related teaching/research/clinical experience & must have successfully completed a residency training program accredited by the American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ACVECC) or the European College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ECVECC)
Full Professor: DVM or equivalent with eight years of related teaching/research/clinical experience & must have successfully completed a residency training program accredited by the American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ACVECC) or the European College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ECVECC)
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ACVECC)
Eligible for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ACVECC) or the European Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society (EVECCS)
Special or Physical Qualifications (all ranks & academic appointments):
Required to work a variety of shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Per LSU PS 18- This position is a part of the Emergency Response Personnel - these personnel are linked with the hospital during any emergency response event and are expected to report in and perform as outlined in the emergency response plan.
Physical Requirements-Required to be cable of lifting more than 50 pounds, standing or walking for prolonged periods, vision near sight, vision far sight, able to reach below the shoulder, pushing, pulling, grasping, sitting, bending, crawling, squatting, and/or twisting.
Due to the nature of this position and/or responsibilities, this position is subject to random drug & alcohol testing in accordance with LSU PS 67.
About Baton Rouge, Louisiana:
The LSU campus is located in beautiful Baton Rouge, a vibrant and growing metropolitan area with over 300 years of history. Enjoy amazing culinary experiences, unique architecture, a thriving arts scene, unparalleled musical performances, thrilling sporting events, vibrant festivals and celebrations, and southern hospitality at its finest.
We are just an hour’s drive from the international city of New Orleans, the home of Mardi Gras, jazz music, and restaurants that are among the finest in the world. We are surrounded by natural beauty that is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy a short trip to the shores of the Gulf of Mexico for beautiful beaches, or explore the bayous of the Atchafalaya Basin, a vast natural wonder with a storied past. A world of new experiences awaits you in the heart of Louisiana.
To learn more about LSU Vet Med and Baton Rouge, please visit the links below:
We teach. We heal. We discover. We protect. Join us at LSU Vet Med as we make a profound difference in global health!
Additional Job Description:
Please provide your cover letter, CV, and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. Credentials required to meet minimum position requirements that were received outside of the United States will require a Credential Evaluation from a NACES member prior to hire.
Please attach ALL required documents under the "Resume/CV" section of your application.
Questions are welcome and can be directed to the Search Committee Chair. Please contact Dr .Ryan Smith at email@example.com
December 13, 2022
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):
Additional Position Information:
Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
Remote Work - Positions approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.
Essential Position (Y/N):
LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (firstname.lastname@example.org).
HCM Contact Information:
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu
About Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine
About LSU: LSU is the State’s flagship research university and carries the designation of “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation. It is one of 21 universities nationwide holding land-, sea-, and space-grant status. LSU enjoys a lively and diverse community of more than 36,000 faculty, staff, and students from every state and more than 120 countries. Occupying 2,000 acres on the Mississippi River in Louisiana’s capital city, Baton Rouge, LSU is approximately 80 miles northwest of New Orleans in the heart of the culturally diverse delta region. LSU’s campus, largely of Italian Renaissance architecture, is regarded as one of the top 20 most beautiful campuses in the United States with 57 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places and over 1,200 magnificent Live Oak trees, amongst numerous magnolia grandiflora, crape myrtle, camellia, and azalea.
Benefits: LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts and more!