Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine

Auburn Veterinary College of Veterinary Medicine

Clinical or tenure-track Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor of Cardiology

The Department of Clinical Sciences at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants to fill two full-time, 12-month appointments. Depending upon experience, qualifications, and interest, the successful candidate(s) may be appointed to either a tenure-track  Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) or non-tenure track (Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) position in Cardiology.

Requirements/ Qualifications

Qualified applicants must hold a DVM or equivalent degree, be enrolled in or have completed a cardiology residency training program and have achieved Diplomate status or be eligible to sit for the ACVIM or ECVIM certifying examination at the time employment begins. For a tenure-track position, research experience is desired. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills are required in small group as well as large lecture hall settings. Eligibility for faculty veterinary licensure in the State of Alabama is also required.


The successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching and clinical service. Teaching responsibilities include the clinical and didactic instructional activities of the professional veterinary medicine and postgraduate training programs related to cardiology. Clinical service and research responsibilities are negotiable and will depend on the successful candidate’s interests and the type of appointment (i.e., clinical vs. tenure track appointment).  If the candidate desires the Professor of Practice position, the position will have a 0.6 FTE of clinical service with 0.4 of the year for telemedicine with a telemedicine company of their choice.

The cardiology service is equipped with GE Vivid E9 echocardiography with transthoracic and trans-esophageal capabilities, EchoPAC digital database and review station, Philips Pagewriter TC 50 ECG, digital telemetry, Medtronic Lifepak 20 biphasic defibrillator, digital Holter units, and Medtronic and St. Jude pacemaker programmers. The service has a dedicated stand-alone interventional technique and catheterization laboratory that is extensively equipped with Biopac hemodynamic monitoring system, a GE Nuboom surgical imaging system, and a GE OEC 9900 digital fluoroscopy C-arm for minimally invasive procedures. Other services available in the hospital include digital radiography, ultrasonography, nuclear medicine, 64-slice CT, 3T MRI, video endoscopy, Varian Edge™ linear accelerator, and radiotherapy facilities. There is a full time dedicated technician for the cardiology clinical service.

About the area

The College of Veterinary Medicine is located on the edge of the Auburn University campus, in the east central Alabama community of Auburn- Opelika. The Auburn community has an excellent public school system, regularly ranking in the top 200 systems out of 10,000 in the US. There are strong medical health facilities. The Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center brings national and international performances to Auburn. Outdoor recreational opportunities including trails for walking or cycling, Lake Martin with 720 miles of shoreline, National Forest and State Parks are available. The major metropolitan areas of Atlanta, Birmingham, and Montgomery are no more than a two-hour drive, contain diverse personal interest points, and travel venues.

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2021 edition of U.S. News and World Report, it was ranked 40th among public universities. Auburn is an institution that is both highly research- active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees. Its enrollment of 30,737 students includes 24,725 undergraduates and 6,012 graduate students, including 1,100 professional-doctorate students in Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine. There are 1,426 instructional faculty members distributed across nine colleges and three schools with degrees offered in more than 200 academic programs. Auburn University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment, exciting student life, and the beauty of its campus.

It is geographically located in a moderate climate with easy access to both beach and mountain recreationalfacilities and is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, GA & Montgomery, AL. For more information about the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University, please reference our website at .

Application Process

Please apply online at Applications should include a letter of intent stating professional goals, curriculum vitae, and the names, mailing addresses, and email addresses of three professional references.

Transcripts may be requested at a later date. Application issues can be addressed to Mrs. Jaime Burnham: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Phone: 334-844-3674, FAX: 334-844- 3696. Specific inquiries may be directed to Dr. Erik Hofmeister, Search Committee Chair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The starting salary will be commensurate with experience and credentials. Review of applications will commence on February 15, 2021 and will continue until a qualified applicant is hired. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.

Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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