LSU is currently searching for a second ophthalmologist to join our busy service
(posted 11/10/17)  

LSU is currently searching for a second ophthalmologist to join our busy service. Interested applicants may choose from either a clinical-track or tenure-track position. Please see the job descriptions listed below and feel free to contact either Renee Carter at reneecarter@lsu.edu or Dr. Mark Mitchell at mmitchell@lsu.edu with any questions.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Ophthalmology (Clinical or Tenure-Track) School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA

Job Summary: Provide teaching in the professional program, service for the Ophthalmology section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, engage in research at the School of Veterinary Medicine.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Clinical-Track)

Responsibilities: Provide direct patient care for animals presented to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Clinics, participate in and help supervise the veterinary ophthalmology service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Clinics, cooperate with other clinical faculty in the clinical and hospital practice, support the emergency duty clinicians through provision or supervision of the veterinary ophthalmology service when requested (70%). Participate in the didactic and tutorial instructional programs of the School of Veterinary medicine, cooperate with other faculty members in the development of teaching programs, visual aids and other instructional materials. Participate in the School's research program. Participate in the continuing education and public relations programs of the School of Veterinary Medicine (30%).

Required Qualifications: DVM or equivalent degree; Board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Tenured/Tenure-Track)

Responsibilities: Provide direct patient care for animals presented to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Clinics, participate in and help supervise the veterinary ophthalmology service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Clinics, cooperate with other clinical faculty in the clinical and hospital practice, support the emergency duty clinicians through provision or supervision of the veterinary ophthalmology service when requested (50%). Participate in the didactic and tutorial instructional programs of the School of Veterinary medicine, cooperate with other faculty members in the development of teaching programs, visual aids and other instructional materials. Participate in the School's research program. Participate in the continuing education and public relations programs of the School of Veterinary Medicine (50%).

Required Qualifications: DVM or equivalent degree; Board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in a related field.

Special Requirements (all ranks): Per PS-18, employee may be required to report to campus in times of emergency and/or closure.

Salary and rank are commensurate upon qualifications and experience.

Special Instructions: Applicants must provide: CV, cover letter, 3 professional references

Closing Date -Open Until Filled

Additional Position Information: Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

EEO Statement: LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.

For more information, please contact:
Mark A. Mitchell, DVM, MS, PhD, DECZM (Herpetology)
Director and Professor V
eterinary Teaching Hospital
Louisiana State University
1823 Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Baton Rouge, LA, 70803
Office 225-578-9738 | Mobile 225-921-6803
mmitchell@lsu.edu | lsu.edu