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Veterinary Medical Hospital Seeks Two Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Specialists

Friday, October 9, 2020

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine, seeks two small animal emergency and critical care specialists who are enthusiastic with a passion for teaching to join our team. You will provide instruction, consultation and patient care at our Boren Veterinary Medical Hospital actively participating in one-on-one training of veterinary interns and students and working alongside colleagues to provide the highest standard of veterinary care.

These are full-time positions with excellent benefits, including a generous sign-on bonus, 4 weeks of vacation, start-up funding for clinical equipment or research endeavors and office electronics. Funding support for conference (continuing education) travel is provided. Ability to do up to 4 weeks of consultation work outside our referral area is also included. Professional rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

The positions offer opportunities to develop innovative teaching programs in the classroom and clinical setting as well as participation in collaborative research/scholarship activities if desired but not required. Development of an internship or residency program will be supported.

Qualifications include a DVM or comparable veterinary degree, residency training in small animal emergency and critical care medicine and certification by the American College of Veterinary Emergency Critical Care (ACVECC) or the European College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ECVECC). Candidates qualified to take the ACVECC or ECVECC certification examination are highly encouraged to apply.

Competitive endowed chair positions are available. Qualified candidates will be considered for these positions.

Collegiality, cooperation, teamwork and willingness to assist and collaborate are an integral part of our goals and core values. The ability to build meaningful professional relationships and contribute to a friendly, welcoming and enjoyable working environment is highly regarded at OSU CVM.

The Boren Veterinary Medical Hospital is a 145,000 sq. ft., full-service veterinary teaching hospital providing 24-hour care for all domestic and selected exotic and wildlife species. Our hospital admits more than 15,500 clinical cases per year, and hospitalizes 5-8 ICU cases per day. Our ICU is a state-of-the-art facility and is fully staffed with capable, competent technicians. We are equipped with digital radiography, MRI, CT, ultrasound, endoscopy, 24-hour access to full clinical pathology lab, oxygen cages, pulse oximetry, I-Stat point-of-care testing, telemetry, blood pressure and CVP monitoring, Pleur-Evac suction units, and ventilator therapy. 

The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, which is nestled in north-central Oklahoma approximately 60 miles from Tulsa and Oklahoma City. With an area population of approximately 45,000 residents and a low cost of living, Stillwater was recently named one of the best small towns in America. Numerous leisure activities are available including camping, hiking, golf, tennis, state parks, lakes for boating and fishing, theater productions, rodeos, the excitement of the Big XII sporting events, and more. Come see why Stillwater is “America’s Friendliest College Town!”

Review of applications begins now and continues until the positions are filled. Applications including letter of intent with statement of professional goals, curriculum vitae, and three names of references with contact information should be submitted at For inquiries, please contact: Dr. Daniel J. Burba, Department Head, Veterinary Clinical Sciences at (405) 744-8469 or Interested parties may also contact Dr. Joao Brandao at

If you are seeking a team-oriented environment, Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is the place to be!

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