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LMU is an enterprising private university with a long-established reputation for excellence in health sciences education, including the DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, along with faculties of nursing, allied health sciences and veterinary technology.

The LMU-College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is establishing a foundation team of outstanding, visionary faculty and staff who are collaborating in designing and implementing an outstanding veterinary academic program.

The CVM is diligently committed to compliance with all of the standards of accreditation of the Council on Education of the American Veterinary Medical Association for the award of the DVM professional degree.

We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

FACULTY

Clinical Skills DVM

The Clinical Skills Veterinarian for the Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine DeBusk Veterinary Teaching Center is responsible for contributing to the research, development, delivery and validation of small and large animal clinical skills content. This includes teaching medical and surgical skills, developing veterinary medical educational resources, developing models and innovative instructional methods; and performing validation research. The Candidate will work directly with the Director of the DeBusk Veterinary Teaching Center, the Director of Small Animal Clinical Skills, and the Director of Large Animal Clinical Skills.

Director of the Center for Innovation in Veterinary Education and Technology(CIVET)

The Center for Innovation in Veterinary Education and Technology(CIVET) was established by the vanguard thinkers at Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) to incite and support the dynamic improvement of veterinary education. CIVET is a diverse group that includes researchers investigating novel veterinary educational methods, disruptors of traditional didactic lectures, creators of models for clinical skill simulations and assessments, and front-line clinical educators. These CIVET investigators of change aim to find and share creative solutions to the modern challenges of delivering veterinary education. The Director of the Center for Innovation in Veterinary Education and Training at the LMU-CVM is responsible for leading research efforts in veterinary medical education including grant preparation. The successful candidate will develop veterinary medical educational resources, graduate programs, models and innovative instructional methods, and conduct validation of these programs and initiatives. Additionally, the director will be responsible for developing and promoting the center as a resource for veterinary medical institutions.

Epidemiologist

The Epidemiologist advances the goals of the Center for Animal & Human Health in Appalachia (CAHA) established by the Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine. The CAHA Epidemiologist works directly with the CAHA Executive Director and Program Manager to develop long range research plans and collaborations at the local, state and national levels in the areas of infectious disease emergence, veterinary economics, education and pedagogy, and community outreach. The CAHA Epidemiologist will study factors influencing health and diseases among humans, animals and the environment throughout the Appalachian region, and will use this information to support research, education, and the practice of preventive medicine. The CAHA Epidemiologist will work to support the missions of CAHA by contributing to community educational program-development including continuing education for medical professionals, the annual CAHA conference, and university curricular development in support of CAHA’s mission to improve animal health and public health in the Appalachian region.

Fellowship at the Center for Innovation in Veterinary Education and Training (CIVET)

The Center for Innovation in Veterinary Education and Training (CIVET) was established by the vanguard thinkers at Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) to incite and support the dynamic improvement of veterinary education. CIVET is a diverse group that includes researchers investigating novel veterinary educational methods, disruptors of traditional didactic lectures, creators of models for clinical skill simulations and assessments, and front-line clinical educators. These CIVET investigators of change aim to find and share creative solutions to the modern challenges of delivering veterinary education. The post-graduate fellowship in veterinary medical education and teaching is designed to provide advanced training in the field of veterinary medical education. The fellow’s role will include participation in clinical instruction of veterinary students using models, cadavers, and live animals of both small and large animal species; development of innovative instructional methods and resources including clinical skills training models; and planning and completing educational research. The fellow will work directly with the Director of the Center for Innovation in Veterinary Education and Training, the Director of Small Animal Clinical Skills, and the Director of Large Animal Clinical Skills.

Small Animal Surgeon

The Small Animal Surgeon, College of Veterinary Medicine, will provide instruction in the Introduction to Surgery course (CVM 747) and the two Small Animal Surgery courses (CVM 751, CVM 767) as part of a team. They will also provide clinical skills training in the Clinical and Professional Skills series courses (CVM 715 through CVM 765) in conjunction with other faculty. The surgeon will assist with the DeBusk Veterinary Teaching Center (DVTC) Senior year rotation (CVM 774) on a consultation basis. The Small Animal Surgeon will have a primary instructional role, in addition to contributing to advancing the scholarly mission of the College.

STAFF

Director of Student Services and Admissions

The Director of Student Services and Admissions is responsible for the administration and management of the Office of Student Services and Admissions at the Lincoln Memorial University, College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM). Directorship responsibilities include the CVM admissions process through the VMCAS process, CVM student services such as advising and counseling and special events such as white coat ceremonies.

Surgery Technician

The Surgery Technician reports to the Medical Director of the DVTC and works close with the clinical faculty and staff of the CVM. This position is responsible for meeting the day to day requirements of all facilities, functions, and laboratory supplies that fall under the supervision of the CVM Surgery Program and CVM Spay/Neuter Program. This person will assist in the supervision of lab and clinical activities for assigned surgery courses and educational activities under the direction of the designated faculty. Preparation of these laboratories might include organization of resources including: faculty, animals, student groups, equipment for laboratory, medications, DEA controlled drugs, and consumables. The Surgery Technician will have direct responsibility in planning labs; and oversight of equipment inventory.

Small Animal Veterinary Technician/Technologist

The Small Animal Veterinary Technician/Technologist reports to the CVM Executive Council and works close with faculty and staff of the CVM. This position involves working within the scope and guidelines of SACS and AVMA accrediting bodies as well as OSHA and USDA. This person will work closely with students and designated faculty and will assist in the supervision of lab and clinical activities for assigned courses and educational activities under the direction of the designated faculty. Preparation of these laboratories might include organization of resources including: faculty, animals, student groups, equipment for laboratory, and consumables for laboratories. The veterinary technician/technologist will be required to aid in set up labs, and properly clean, inventory and replace equipment.

Farm Assistant

The Farm Assistant reports to the Lead Technician Large Animal for coordination of all daily activity in support of the DVTC Large Animal teaching program and the daily running and maintenance of the farm and the teaching herds that it supports. This position will assist in lab and clinical activities for assigned courses and educational activities under the direction of the designated faculty and veterinary technician staff. Preparation of these laboratories might include organization of resources including: animals, student groups, equipment for laboratory, and consumables for laboratories. The position requires close collaboration with faculty and research scientists, instructional staff, veterinary technicians/technologists, and CVM operational staff. The Farm Assistant will liaise with internal units of the University including security, properties and physical plant, compliance and infrastructure management, and CVM purchasing staff and externally with vendors for the purchase of feed, equipment, supplies, services, and animals. The Farm Assistant may be required to facilitate outreach and engagement activities with the local community. This position has a level of complexity that requires discretion, tact, professionalism and a commitment to continuous improvement.

To view all open positions at Lincoln Memorial University at this time please visit: LMU Faculty/Staff Job Openings