Director of Animal Cancer Care

first_imgJob DescriptionThe Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at VirginiaTech seeks a skilled and focused leader for the position ofDirector of the new Animal Cancer Care and Research Center. ThisCenter is located in the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute onthe Virginia Tech Carilion Health Sciences Campus in Roanoke,Virginia. The facility provides comprehensive cancer care forveterinary patients in the Commonwealth of Virginia and surroundingstates with a strong emphasis on comparative oncologyresearch.Vision: To unify one-health cancer research and be the model forunparalleled care of pets and their families to accelerate curesfor all.The Animal Cancer Care and Research Center occupies 18,680 squarefeet on the first floor of the new Virginia Tech CarilionBiomedical Research Addition. The center includes client receptionand waiting areas, exam rooms, offices and touch-down space forfaculty, graduate students/house officers, conference room,research labs, reception/business offices, animal treatment rooms,chemotherapy delivery and chemotherapy preparation rooms, surgicalsuites, anesthesia induction room, sterile prep room, anesthesiarecovery ward, multiple animal holding wards, linear acceleratorvault and control room, radiation treatment planning room,radiology suite, ultrasound suite, and a tissue collection room.The center contains a state-of-the-art stereotactic radiosurgery(SRS) linear accelerator, a general diagnostic digital x-raymachine with a 50 KW three-phase high frequency x-ray generator,and an ultrasound machine with color doppler capability. The centeris immediately adjacent to the Fralin Biomedical Research Instituteimaging core in order to facilitate shared use of advanced imagingequipment. This imaging core includes advanced CT, MR and PETimaging capability.The Director will have authority for fiscal, administrative,fiduciary, and programmatic functions of the center. She/he will beresponsible for ensuring proper business practices and internalcontrols to ensure compliance with university policies andprocedures. This person will be a member of the college’s ExecutiveBoard and will report to the Dean. The director will also maintaina reporting line to the Executive Director of the Fralin BiomedicalResearch Institute. She/he will serve on boards in the FralinBiomedical Research Center and the Academic Health Center tofacilitate research collaborations and to advance the researchmission of the college and the institute. The Director will have amajor role in the fundraising efforts of the college and theAcademic Health Center to advance the clinical and translationalresearch enterprise, including travel and high-level strategicconversations with donors and prospective donors. This positionwill have an academic appointment in the Department of Small AnimalClinical Sciences. This position will be approximately 85%administrative with a 15% clinical or research commitment insupport of the Center’s mission.The Director will serve as chief medical officer for the AnimalCancer Care and Research Center. The center has three medicaloncologists, two radiation oncologists, two surgical oncologists,as well as residents and interns. The staff is comprised of apractice manager, radiation therapist, part-time radiationphysicist, multiple licensed veterinary technicians and veterinaryassistants, business office assistants and a patient carecoordinator. There will be a variety of students working in thecenter including DVM students rotating through oncology andsurgery, house officers (residents and interns), graduate students,MD students and undergraduate students working on researchprojects.Required Qualifications- DVM or equivalent degree- Diplomate of an AVMA recognized specialty college- Demonstrated achievement in oncologic teaching, service, andresearch/scholarship- Previous administrative experience, exceptional communicationskills, and leadership qualities that facilitate and encourageengagement and faculty development- Evidence of interdisciplinary collaboration- Commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in an academicenvironmentPreferred Qualifications- Graduate degrees (MD, PhD)- Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine,American College of Veterinary Radiology, or American College ofVeterinary SurgeonsPay BandFacultyAppointment TypeRegularSalary InformationCommensurate with ExperienceReview DateNovember 1, 2020Additional InformationThe successful Candidate will be required to have a criminalconviction checkAbout Virginia TechDedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve),Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking ahands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to beleaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institutionthat enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout theworld, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicatedto knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers morethan 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eightundergraduatecolleges , a school ofmedicine , a veterinarymedicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The universityhas a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campusin Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus inRoanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices andresearchcenters . A leading global research institution, Virginia Techconducts more than $500 million in research annually.Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, orapplicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (includingpregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, geneticinformation, national origin, political affiliation, race,religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwisediscriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about,discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation ofother employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected bylaw.If you are an individual with a disability and desire anaccommodation, please contact April Hylton [email protected] during regular business hours at least 10 businessdays prior to the event.Advertised: September 29, 2020Applications close:last_img read more


Pochettino will lose £12.5m if he quits Spurs amid Man Utd and Real interest

first_imgMAURICIO POCHETTINO would kiss goodbye to £12.5million if he walks out on Tottenham.But it is looking like the best way for him to follow his dream of managing one of Europe’s top guns.2 Pochettino has overseen a disappointing start to the season at SpursCredit: AFP or licensorsBayern Munich, Real Madrid and Manchester United are all keen on Poch becoming their next boss and keeping their fingers crossed Spurs sack him so they do not have to pay the North Londoners more than £30m in compensation.But Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy will only axe the Argentine as a last resort as he does not want to pay him the £12.5m he would be due for being given the boot.Spurs are 14th in the Prem after mustering just three top-flight wins.Pochettino has failed to win a trophy since taking over at Tottenham in May 2014, but remains highly-rated and in-demand after guiding them to four successive top-four finishes.He also led them to the Champions League final for the first time in their history last season when they were beaten 2-0 by Liverpool in Madrid.And, despite their poor start, Spurs are on the verge of qualifying for the group stage of Europe’s elite competition again this time.2LATEST TOTTENHAM NEWSHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endBELOW PARRSpurs suffer blow with Parrott to miss Prem restart after appendix operationPicturedSHIRT STORMNew Spurs 2020/21 home top leaked but angry fans slam silver design as ‘awful”STEP BY STEP’Jose fears for players’ welfare during restart as stars begin ‘pre-season’KAN’T HAVE THATVictor Osimhen keen on Spurs move but only if they sell Kane this summerYOU KAN DO ITKlinsmann quit Spurs to win trophies but says Kane’s better off stayingTURBULENT PAIRINGDrogba and Mido had mid-flight brawl after stewardess prank went wrongGossipSPURRED ONTottenham table contract offer for Bayern Munich’s teenage starlet Taylor BoothExclusivePASS THE TESTEngland’s NRL-based stars urge bosses to make room for a Test this yearPochettino, who signed a new five-year deal worth £8.5m in June 2018, had threatened to quit if Spurs had lifted the trophy.Jose Mourinho is believed to be one of the candidates to replace Poch if he goes.But if Pochettino wants to engineer his exit from N17 it seems he is going to have to either quit and forego his massive pay-off or negotiate a “mutual consent” departure. Tottenham would be crazy to sack Pochettino despite form slump, insists ex-boss Harry Redknapplast_img read more