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September 21, 2023

Veterinary Dermatologist – Faculty Position


Job Description:

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee is inviting applications for a clinical or tenure-track (Assistant/Associate Professor) faculty position in dermatology. The applicant must have a DVM or equivalent degree and must have successfully completed a residency training program accredited by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD), or the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD), or certification as a Fellow of the Dermatology Chapter of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVS) AND be eligible for board certification by the ACVD or ECVD or as a Fellow of the Dermatology Chapter of the ANZCVS. Diplomate or fellow status is preferred, but applicants who have completed residency training and are board eligible are encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate is expected to add to the department’s reputation and make contributions to the teaching, service, and research program of the College.

The successful applicant will be one of two veterinary dermatologists. Two residents in dermatology, rotating interns, technicians and veterinary assistants complete the dermatology team at UTCVM.  There is an excellent caseload with a wide spectrum of dermatology cases. 

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences has clinical specialists in internal medicine, surgery, cardiology, neurology, anesthesiology, ophthalmology, emergency/critical care, behavior, dentistry, physical therapy, radiology, and nutrition. An in-house diagnostic endocrinology service provides adrenal, thyroid, and reproductive hormone testing for dogs and cats, as well as for several other species. In addition, there are opportunities to work with the large animal and avian and zoological medicine services on dermatology cases. The faculty promote excellence in patient care and teaching of both veterinary students and house officers. 

The successful candidate will share an enthusiasm for teaching excellence, strong communication skills, a collaborative mindset, and compassionate patient care while actively supporting an inclusive teaching and work environment. Responsibilities include clinical and didactic teaching of professional students and house officers; research training of house officers and/or graduate students; development of a basic science or clinical research program (including the ability to acquire external funding), and participation in continuing education at local, national, and international levels.  The successful candidate is expected to add to the department’s reputation and make contributions to the teaching, service, and research missions of the college. Opportunities for collaborative research and for the development of an independent research program are available. Exact effort allocation will depend on the chosen candidate’s interests and qualifications.

Knoxville is home to the University of Tennessee flagship campus, and is a beautiful and friendly place to live. It is a short drive to the Great Smoky Mountains, as well as a number of dog-friendly state parks and recreation areas. Outdoor recreational opportunities include, but are not limited to, hiking, biking, trail running, climbing and water sports. Knoxville has a diverse and inclusive culture, a vibrant downtown with excellent shopping and restaurants; bustling farmers’ markets featuring locally grown organic produce, meats and crafts; live music of all genres, ballet, and theater; frequent art and cultural festivals; and men’s and women’s NCAA and semiprofessional sporting events. 

To learn more about the College of Veterinary Medicine, applicants are directed to visit the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine web site at:  https://vetmed.tennessee.edu

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

For additional information, applicants are directed to visit the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine web site at: www.vet.utk.edu
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title V/Title IX/SECTION 504/ADEA/ADA employer.

Contact Information:

Applications are accepted immediately; the position will remain open until filled.  Qualified individuals are invited to apply online at:

http://apply.interfolio.com/39392/positions    (Apply filter – College of Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Clinical Sciences).

Please include 1) letter of professional goals, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) names of three professional references Apply filter (College of Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Clinical Sciences).

For further information, please contact:

                                                Dr. Andrew Cushing, BVSc, MRSVS, Dipl. ACZM

Chair of the Search Committee

                                                The University of Tennessee

                                                Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences

                                                C247 Veterinary Teaching Hospital

                                                Knoxville, TN   37996-4544

Email: acushin1@utk.edu