<p>The University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine announces an outstanding opportunity for a non-tenure track (contract track) full time (100% appointment) faculty position in Primary Care as a Clinical Laboratory Coordinator at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. </p><p>This position offers an excellent opportunity to develop a rewarding career in a collaborative, multi-specialty teaching hospital. This position will help develop, oversee, and teach laboratory sessions and assess skill proficiency for DVM students in a series of clinical skills, surgery, and medicine courses and laboratories. Other responsibilities will include management and supervision of student service learning clinics in the greater community and supervision of technical staff. Teaching development opportunities will be provided.</p><ul><li>Supervise technician team and participate in preparation of laboratories</li><li>Develop pre-laboratory materials (videos, online review, quizzes) and facilitate student preparation</li><li>Provide instructional coverage of laboratory sessions (approximately 20 hours per week during the Fall and Spring semesters) for basic clinical and surgical techniques</li><li>Oversee and participate in service learning clinics, particularly VeTouch (Veterinary outreach for urban community health)</li><li>Provide formative and summative assessment of student skill proficiency as directed by the course coordinator (approximately 4-5 hours weekly)</li><li>Provide back-up teaching support for other laboratories, including diagnostic laboratory techniques</li><li>Relief coverage responsibilities in Primary Care service in the Veterinary Medical Center</li><li>Facilitate instructor preparation for labs</li><li>Provide regulatory (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee) and operational functions of teaching laboratories</li><li>Participate in other academic initiatives as assigned</li></ul><p>At the University of Minnesota and within the College of Veterinary Medicine, career and professional development opportunities are exceptional and include mentorship programs, promotional pathways, and continuing professional education funding and dedicated hours (10 days) to take advantage of our resources to advance and expand your career.</p><p>Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. The University of Minnesota provides a great benefits package covering medical and dental coverage, basic life insurance, sick leave, 22 days-vacation, faculty retirement plan (The University contributes with 10% of the individual’s salary), academic disability program. Additional benefits include wellness program, health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts, short-term disability coverage, long-term care insurance, investment funds and voluntary retirement plans. For more detailed information related to our generous benefits plan for prospective employees of the University of Minnesota, click on the link below: <a href="https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2017_guide_for_uplan_benefits_enrollment_final.pdf" target="_blank">https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2017_guide_for_uplan_benefits_enrollment_final.pdf</a></p><p>If you are employed by a government or not-for-profit organization, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information about this program, go to <a href="https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service">https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service</a></p><p>Starting date is negotiable based upon the availability of the successful applicant and program needs. Review of applications (including letters of reference) begins immediately and continues until a suitable candidate is identified.</p>
<p>Required Qualifications: DVM/VMD degree and at least 2 years of general practice experience, including both medicine and surgery. The applicant must be eligible for Minnesota state veterinary faculty licensure. </p><p>Preferred Qualifications: Mixed animal practice experience, teaching experience in any venue, with a preference for experience with veterinary technician or DVM students, and demonstrated interest in scholarship of teaching and learning, and experience serving diverse clientele. We encourage applicants who have outstanding clinical, interpersonal and teaching skills to apply. </p>
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