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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

  • Sep. 28, 2020

  • Veterinary Clinical Medicine
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    Urbana, IL
    United States

  • Open until filled
  • Available Immediately

  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
  • Ophthalmology

POSITION: Full-time, 100% (12-month basis) faculty position (open rank, clinical track) in Veterinary Ophthalmology.

LOCATION: Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61802

SALARY: Commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications.

REQUIREMENTS: DVM degree or equivalent. ACVO or ECVO board certified, board qualified or individuals who have completed ACVO or ECVO residency training in veterinary ophthalmology. Residents currently in an ACVO or ECVO training program are also encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit

DUTIES: The Comparative Ophthalmology Service at the University of Illinois is committed to continuing our service’s and college’s tradition of outstanding service, teaching, and research. The successful candidate will join our existing faculty in providing clinical service, clinical and didactic teaching of professional students, interns, and residents, as well as contributing to the scholarly mission of the College, through either independent or collaborative research efforts. Our service enjoys a large and varied caseload in both the small and large animal clinic. Currently, the ophthalmology service is supported by one faculty, two residents, and two full-time dedicated ophthalmology technicians. The service also receives outstanding support from anesthesia, critical care, diagnostic imaging, and pathology services. Our hospital possesses a comprehensive array of resources in the form of state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical equipment and enjoys a close relationship with faculty members across our department, the college and the university. Opportunities to collaborate with clinical and basic science researchers within the college and university are widely available. We strive to maintain a collaborative environment for clinical and basic research, and all scholarly activity is valued in the school’s promotions process.

The University of Illinois values work-life balance and collegiality. We are a friendly and interactive hospital and we seek a new colleague who excels clinically and academically but who also likes to have fun at work and build strong relationships with coworkers.

CLOSING DATE: For full consideration, applications and related documents (e.g. application letter, resume, copy of your DVM certificate, names and email contact information for three references) should be received by Novemeber 30, 2020. The review of applications will begin immediately. The review of applications will begin immediately, however no hiring decision will be made until after that date, and consideration will continue until suitable candidates are identified for the position.

STARTING DATE: Anticipated starting date is as soon as possible after hire date.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Please create your candidate profile through Upload application materials, including your application letter, resume, transcripts, and names and email contact information for three references by Novemeber 30, 2020. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Additional information about the position may be obtained by contacting:

Dr. Devon Hague, Chair, Search Committee
Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
University of Illinois
1008 West Hazelwood Drive
Urbana, IL 61802-4714

  • Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

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  • Veterinary Clinical Medicine
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    Urbana, IL