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Record #: 2688

Veterinary Practice Information:

Name:
Erin King
Practice Name:
Tufts Veterinary Field Service
Address:
149 New Sweden Road
City:
Woodstock     Google Maps
State:
CT
Country:
USA
Zip Code:
06281
Telephone:
860-974-2780
EMail:
erin.kingdvm@tufts.edu

Job Description:
 

Objective:
 Tufts Veterinary Field Service (TVFS) at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a clinical track faculty position at the level of Instructor, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. The position will primarily serve the herd health, reproductive and emergency needs of our dairy clients, while also having responsibilities for routine and emergency care of horses and small ruminants in a mixed species large animal practice. Anticipated percentage responsibilities for this position are approximately 75% clinical service and teaching, 10% classroom and laboratory teaching, 5% administrative service, and 10% time for continuing education and vacation. Opportunities for research and scholarly activity are available and would be encouraged. An initial review of applications will take place after May 1, 2020 but the search will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Start date is negotiable, but the position is available immediately. Applicants should provide a letter of intent outlining their interests, experience and qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references. Submit applications electronically via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/75641.  
Training Required:
 DVM (or equivalent) degree from an accredited school. 
Experience Desired:
 The successful candidate must have at least three years experience in farm animal-related practice, have demonstrated excellence in dairy production medicine and have excellent client communication skills. The successful candidate will also have potential or demonstrated excellence in clinical, laboratory and didactic veterinary education. Eligibility for licensure in MA, CT and RI and for federal accreditation is required. Conversational fluency in Spanish is considered an asset. 
Salary:
 Commensurate with experience.  
Benefits:
 401a/403b with generous 401a contribution, health insurance through Tufts Health Plan, good vacation time allotted and compensatory time given for university holidays  

Species Percentages:
 

Beef:  15 Dairy:  50  Swine:  5  Small Ruminants:  15 
Equine:  15  Poultry:  0  Exotics:  0  Small Animals:  0 

Environment:

Facilities provided by the veterinary practice:
 Facility with offices and haul-in, vehicle and all equipment provided. Ultrasound units, scope, gas anesthesia, and digital x-ray available. 
Other Personnel :  6 full-time veterinarians, 1 technician, 1 practice manager and 2 office personnel  
Practice strengths and emphasis of the business:
 We pride ourselves in providing quality large animal service to our southern New England clients, while providing a well-rounded ambulatory education for our students. Strengths include progressive dairy production medicine, advanced reproductive technologies for cattle and small ruminants and quality practice in equine and small ruminant preventative health.  
Practice Area:  TVFS is the primary livestock and equine field service clinical and teaching unit of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton, MA. The Tufts Veterinary Field Service is located in Woodstock, CT. The northeast corner of CT is a beautiful place to live - New England charm, plenty of outdoor pursuits and a short distance to Boston, Providence and Hartford.  

Date job was submitted:    4/15/2020 


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