1. The chosen individual will have a primary instructional role and will participate in the updated, integrated and highly experiential DVM curriculum as a member of the Professional Programs Office and have an academic home in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences. In this role, the individual will:
Utilize experiential and innovative teaching techniques and case material as a means of teaching professional students in the three preclinical years of the updated DVM curriculum. Teaching in the preclinical curriculum will be up to 70% of the effort of this position.
Participate in teaching didactic courses and laboratories in the 3 years of the professional veterinary curriculum, including the Professional and Clinical Skills (PCS) course which is contiguous through the first six semesters of the curriculum. Within the PCS course, students gain clinical skills in the simulation laboratory and professional skills, including communication, ethical decision-making, personal and professional finance, and critical thinking skills through problem-based instruction.
Develop well-organized, creative lectures and laboratory materials for assigned courses in the professional curriculum.
Participate in peer-review of teaching and a faculty mentoring program within the Small Animal Clinical Sciences Department.
2. Provide appropriate supervision/mentoring of house officers (interns and residents) assigned to the clinical service in which the position is assigned.
3. Participate in patient and house officer rounds as appropriate.
4. Assist in development and maintenance of a competitive residency program in the small animal discipline in which the position is assigned.
1. Utilize time not assigned to clinical service or teaching to develop projects related to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
2. Publish the results of original work in refereed journals of the highest quality, and present research findings to peer groups at national and international meetings.
1. Provide patient care in a small animal area of expertise in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. We anticipate approximately a 30% time assignment to clinical instruction and patient care.
2. Supervise veterinary students and house officers in the admission, examination, and management of small animal patients.
3. Provide consultations for Texas veterinary practitioners as requested.
4. Provide in-house consultations to other medical and surgical services.
5. Participate in implementation of new techniques and concepts that will enhance the quality and scope of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospitalâ™s patient-care programs.
Committee Assignments and Administrative Duties
1. Participate in departmental, college, and university committees as assigned.
2. Participate in committees of other professional associations as opportunities allow.
3. Participate in administrative duties as assigned by Department Head and Associate Dean for Professional Programs.
Internal Number: R-001190
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