North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
The CVM has achieved national recognition in research, teaching and clinical excellence, and the Department of Clinical Sciences (DoCS) plays critical roles in all of these areas. DoCS (https://cvm.ncsu.edu/research/departments/docs/) is dedicated to excellence in educating and training veterinarians and comparative biomedical scientists, and is home to 78 multi-disciplinary faculty, as well as staff, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students and house officers. Disciplines represented in DoCS include a broad-range of clinical specialties in small animal, exotics, and equine medicine. DoCS trains both veterinary medical students and graduate students interested in Comparative Biomedical Sciences careers. The department’s research focuses on advancing knowledge and offering solutions to improve the quality of health in animals.
The DoCS Department Head must be an innovative, creative, visionary and collaborative leader with the ability and experience required to guide the members of this multi-disciplinary department in achieving its mission. The DoCS Department Head must possess the leadership skills and vision to advance the impact and reputation of the DoCS Department nationally and internationally.
Please include a cover letter describing your leadership and administrative experiences, example(s) of collaborative initiatives in clinical excellence, research, teaching, and program development. Also include a CV and contact information for professional references.
Letters of reference may be requested upon submission of completed application.
Review of applications will begin December, 2023.
Requires a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)/Veterinary Medicine Doctor (VMD), or equivalent.
Current Rank of Tenured Full Professor or currently eligible or under evaluation for such.
Board certification in an AVMA (or equivalent) recognized specialty
Has demonstrated academic leadership experience.
A record of active participation in professional/scientific affairs and of teaching and/or research experience.
The Department Head must possess the interpersonal skills and a leadership vision that will advance the impact and reputation of the DoCS Department nationally and internationally. The successful candidate will be a servant-leader with an outstanding record of achievement in the areas of clinical excellence, research and teaching.
Candidates must have: Demonstrable administrative skills and experience
Strong communication skills
Demonstrated academic leadership, supervisory and administrative experience
Clinical experience in an academic department
Experience with extramurally funded research programs
A record of collegial and productive interactions with faculty, staff and students
Interest and enthusiasm for mentorship, particularly with regard to guiding junior faculty toward successful careers in research, teaching and clinical excellence
Comfort and experience working with and supporting highly interdisciplinary and collaborative faculty with an emphasis on biomedical and translational research
Experience and enthusiasm for innovative pedagogy and teaching excellence
Strong desire to establish collaborative relationships both within the university and with the private and public sectors
Understanding and enthusiasm for the integral role of the clinical teaching hospital environment in the College of Veterinary Medicine
Ability to work with departmental members to develop departmental vision and for planning and implementation of strategic initiatives
Provide clinical, academic, and scientific leadership in defining and achieving departmental goals
Support and encourage excellence in veterinary medical and graduate student teaching
Ensure that the department fully supports its clinical programs and responsibilities
Recruit, develop and retain excellent faculty and staff
Develop and implement strong departmental and college programs
Manage departmental fiscal planning and administration and evaluations of faculty and staff
Ensure annual reviews are completed and manage department faculty review processes that include, but are not limited to, Reappointment, Promotion, Tenure and Post-tenure reviews
Maintain a culture of collaboration and collegiality and promote excellence within the department
Enhance the community of students, staff and faculty
Maintain a strong mentorship program for professional development of department members
Serve as the primary departmental advocate in enhancing the visibility and prestige of departmental sections and disciplines, and in growing interdisciplinary cross institutional programs
Provide leadership and support for the integration of departmental faculty and students within the greater NC State University community and the nearby universities and medical schools, including the University of North Carolina and Duke University
Communicate departmental needs to upper college administration and communicate college and university information to the department
Develop collaborative relationships within and external to the university
Plan and implement strategic initiatives
Develop departmental budgets, with appropriate oversight of expenditures
About North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is a dynamic community whose members are dedicated to preparing veterinarians and veterinarian scientists while advancing animal and human health from thecellular level through entire ecosystems.With over seventeen clinical services staffed by board certified specialists, many of whom are not only nationally but also internationally renowned, the NC State Veterinary Hospital (VH) is on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine. Patients benefit from the combined expertise of multiple specialists utilizing a team approach to patient health care.Each year, nearly 22,000 patients are treated in the VH. The VH provides compassionate care, state of the art specialty health care, expert clinical instruction for 4th year veterinary students from CVM, and ongoing investigationof innovative techniques and procedures to further advance the field of veterinary medicine.