Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Urgent Care
Companion Animal Urgent Care Veterinarian
The Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications from talented, energetic small animal veterinarians with strong communication and interpersonal skills for a contract appointment as an Urgent Care Clinician. The successful applicant will be able to provide excellent quality GP level outpatient care to client-owned animals in a dynamic teaching hospital setting on a part-time or full-time basis. The Veterinary Medical Center’s Urgent Care Service helps to complete the continuum of care between the VMC’s Primary Care Service and its 24/7 Emergency Service, offering receiving hours from 3 pm – 9:30 pm weekdays, and from 10 am to 3 pm on weekends beginning on, or after June 1, 2021, depending on the availability of the selected candidate.
The VMC Urgent Care Service, its clinicians, clients, and patients benefit tremendously from access to and integration with the VMC's team of 60+ specialists in 15 different disciplines, renowned clinical researchers, and some of the most advanced veterinary diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities in the world. The VMC is one of the largest and busiest veterinary teaching hospitals in the nation, serving close to 35,000 cases a year. The Minneapolis / St. Paul area is consistently rated one of the healthiest places to live in the United States, with an abundance of activities and career opportunities.
This position is a non-tenure, contract track 60 – 100% time appointment with the title of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Responsibilities include primary case responsibility in the outpatient receiving service and clinical instruction of veterinary students and/or interns rotating through the service. The service's clinicians will work closely with a team of certified veterinary technicians to ensure high quality care, excellent customer service, and an optimal teaching environment. There are no required didactic teaching or research responsibilities for the position. Faculty at the VMC are recipients of mentoring and can access unique opportunities for professional development both in and out of the University setting.
Essential qualifications include a DVM/VMD or equivalent foreign degree and a minimum of 2 years companion animal (dog and cat) practice experience, or completion of a 1-year rotating internship program. Desired/preferred qualifications include a minimum of 3 years practice. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position will remain open until filled. Qualified individuals must apply on-line. Please visit www.umn.edu/ohr/employment and use 339125 in the keyword search function. Please include a letter of intent and a curriculum vitae. In addition, the applicant should provide a list of 3 individuals (with contact information) knowledgeable of the applicant’s activities. Letters of reference may be requested from these individuals and should include assessments of the applicant's clinical skills and interpersonal skills. Reference letters should be sent to:
Dr. Kendra Dauenhauer
1352 Boyd Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108
Essential qualifications include a DVM/VMD or equivalent foreign degree and a minimum of 2 years companion animal (dog and cat) practice experience, or completion of a 1-year rotating internship program. Desired/preferred qualifications include a minimum of 3 years practice. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Internal Number: 339125
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