The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS). The three primary missions of the Department are to benefit society through professional and graduate veterinary medical education, protect animal and human health, and advance medical knowledge through research and scholarship. In addition to VCS, the college’s academic environment includes the departments of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and Veterinary Biosciences and is part of the most comprehensive single-campus health sciences center in the United States, consisting of the Colleges of Medicine and Allied Medical Professions, Dentistry, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, and Public Health, and a National Institutes of Health-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Cross-college relationships are a foundation for the college’s Be the ModelTM strategic plan. The campus is situated in the heart of Columbus, a vibrant urban and suburban community that has all the amenities one would expect from the fourteenth largest city in the country.
Departmental resources and opportunities include:
80 faculty in a broad array of medical specialties and sub-specialties
A Veterinary Health System caseload of approximately 78,000 per year, supporting a strong clinical experience for 4th year veterinary students and high-quality clinical internship and residency programs covering the majority of specialties
Galbreath Equine Center and an imaging center that includes digital radiography, ultrasound, helical CT, nuclear medicine, and a 3T on-site MRI Newly renovated small animal specialty hospital, a new stand-alone outpatient clinic designed to immerse students in a full spectrum of veterinary care, and a state-of-the art clinical skills laboratory
A major curricular redesign in the professional degree curriculum to better prepare graduates to be career-ready veterinarians that is scheduled for autumn 2022 implementation
A research environment supported by the Blue Buffalo Veterinary Clinical Trials Office; college signature programs in comparative and translational oncology, infectious disease, and neuromusculoskeletal science; strong connections to university-wide research programs that include the Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Infectious Diseases Institute, and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Evaluation of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. The Ohio State University is an EEO/AA Employer and promotes a tobacco-free campus.