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Laura Larson, HR Director
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The College of Veterinary Medicine is an outstanding place to work. Our focus on education, research, and outreach that embraces the One Health concept is transforming new knowledge into better health for animals, people, and the environment. 

Hiring people to join our team is one of the most important things we do. We believe Driven to Discover is more than a tagline, it’s an attitude that makes the University of Minnesota one of the world’s leading universities. Our college’s success is rooted in an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

VMC employment opportunities 


Clinical

Veterinary Technician, Float

Veterinary Technician, Float

Veterinary Technician, Float - Job ID 321804

Essential Functions

  • Assists Clinicians and other medical staff members with veterinary medical procedures which may include (but are not limited to) specialty care, emergency care, intensive care, surgical assisting, radiography, anesthesiology, laboratory procedures, administering treatments, animal nursing, animal restraint and handling, preventative care, clinical research, etc. within assigned service area as well as across functions as needed.
  • Days and hours will vary.

Vet Tech/Senior Vet Tech -- Anesthesia

Vet Tech/Senior Vet Tech -- Anesthesia

Veterinary Technician -  Job ID 320655
Senior Veterinary Technician -  Job ID 321627

Essential Functions

  • A certified or certification eligible Veterinary Technician to work in the Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Service.
  • Must be able to work fast paced, requires some independence, and provides opportunities to use advanced technical skills and critical thinking at a high level, all while under the supervision of a board-certified anesthesiologist.
  •  Job duties include but are not limited to: patient assessment, anesthetic drug selection and management strategy, advanced patient monitoring, complication identification, and finally, individualized post-anesthetic care of patients.

Our hospital has state of the art equipment and focuses on evidence based medicine with a strong emphasis on learning and teaching.

 

Veterinary Technician -- Large Animal Float

Veterinary Technician -- Large Animal Float

Veterinary Technician - Job ID 326895

Essential Functions

  • Assists Clinicians, clients and patients with admissions/discharges, assessment, work-up. etc., prepares large animal patients for a variety of veterinary medical procedures including radiographic, surgery, and therio prep, catherizations, venipunctures, vaccinations, foal and colic team assistance, administration of medications and treatments, preparation of pharmaceuticals,etc.
  • Must be able to restrain and handle large animals and/or assist with large animal restraint and handling.
  • Under the direction of DVM's, perform vaccinations, IV injections, obtain fluid or tissue samples, perform biopsy techniques, administer medications, obtain fluid or tissue samples, bandaging, triage of medical care, etc.
  • Maintains isolation protocols.
  • Barn upkeep and some maintenance.
  • Answers questions and explains or demonstrates procedures and equipment for clients, interns, senior veterinary students, and technician students.
  • Performs record-keeping tasks related to medical procedures, including recording of: procedures completed, supplies used, patient status, client communications, census information, etc.
  • Responsible to ensure that all services and supplies are charged for according to hospital fee schedule.
  • Maintains a clean environment in hospital area and ensures that these areas are adequately ordered, stocked and that equipment is in working order
  • Assists in other LA service areas; develops skills that are cross functional and uses time efficiently.
  • Must be able to work "on call".

Faculty

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Swine Health, Production and Economics

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Swine Health, Production and Economics

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Swine Health, Production and Economics - Job ID 321680

Essential Functions

  • The individual will have significant interaction with swine producers and veterinarians of Minnesota and North America.
  • Applied research and outreach will be major component of this position.
  • The individual is expected to develop a research program in swine health, production and economics.
  • The person in this position will have the opportunity to play a significant role in food animal data analysis. Importantly, the person who fills the position will serve as a member of a team and collaborate with other University of Minnesota’s swine faculty.

Additional Functions

  • The position requires teaching in both classroom and field of swine health, production and economics as well other disciplines related material in the DVM curriculum. The faculty member will be expected to contribute to a team effort in the swine program and to participate in DVM, graduate and continuing education.
  • Other opportunities include collaboration with members of the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences, School of Public Health, and Academic Health Center.

The faculty effort will be approximately 40% research, 35% outreach, and 25% graduate and DVM education.

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor — Medical Imaging

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor — Medical Imaging

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: Medical Imaging - Job ID 320496

Essential Functions

  • Primary duties will include clinical participation in the Medical Imaging Service of the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC). Clinical responsibilities include small and large animal diagnostic radiology and special procedures, small animal ultrasonography, CT, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, consultations to local veterinarians and VMC faculty/house officers, and after-hours emergency consultation. 
  • Anticipated workload distribution for the contract position will be: clinical service and clinical teaching minimum of 70% (up to 80%), didactic and laboratory teaching minimum of 10% (up to 30%), and scholarly activity minimum of 10% (up to 30%). 

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor -- Medical Imaging (Tenure-Track)

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor -- Medical Imaging (Tenure-Track)

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: Medical Imaging (Tenure-Track) - Job ID 320498

Essential Functions

  • Primary duties include clinical responsibilites in the Medical Imaging Service of the Veterinary Medical Center including small and large animal diagnostic radiology and contrast procedures, small animal ultrasonography, CT, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, consultations to local veterinarian and VMC faculty/house officers, and after-hours emergency consultation.
  • 50% effort for research with expectation for extramural salary support that can be achieved by leading competitive, high impact basic or translational research project.