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Veterinary Hospitalist - Oncology

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061
Health and Medical Services

Job Description

The Animal Cancer Care and Research Center (ACCRC) invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time, calendar-year, Professor of Practice position as a Veterinary Hospitalist. If you're passionate about comprehensive animal care and want to contribute to the fight against cancer in animals, consider joining our team at the Animal Cancer Care and Research Center.

The successful candidate will serve as a critical member of our integrated oncology team collaborating closely with board certified veterinary oncologists, surgeons, and radiation therapists to ensure comprehensive and compassionate cancer treatment. The duties of this position have a strong emphasis towards clinical service by providing care to dogs and cats diagnosed with cancer. The successful candidate will have opportunities to contribute to clinical instruction of DVM students. Your appointment is an assistant/associate professor of practice position in the Small Animal Clinical Sciences department. The official reporting line is to the Director of the Animal Cancer Care and Research Center, with a dotted line reporting to the Head of the Small Animal Clinical Science Department.

This position offers a unique opportunity to participate in an academic environment, while practicing veterinary medicine in a state of the art veterinary hospital, supported by a strong team of dedicated licensed veterinary technicians. The Animal Cancer Care and Research Center is located in Roanoke, Virginia, Cities Ranked and Rated ranked Roanoke as the 11th best city in the United States and is Named one of "America's Most Livable Communities" by Partners for Livable Communities. For further information about the College, please visit our web site at

A commitment to the values of belonging, equity, and inclusion are critical for this role. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere and a desire to participate in a diverse, dynamic community are essential.

Required Qualifications

  • DVM or equivalent degree from an accredited veterinary school.
  • Significant clinical experience, which can include internship or residency training.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of a residency training program approved by the American College of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) or American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM).
  • Completion on an internship.

Pay Band

Faculty; Salary

Appointment Type


Salary Information

To commensurate with experience and rank

Review Date

July 1, 2024

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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