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Job Responsibilities : Teaching Aide – VM619 Neurobiology – Becker

Salary : $25000 Per Year

Company : Colorado State University

Location : Hybrid remote US

Educational requirements : Associate Degree

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Fort Collins CO 80523

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The Department of Biomedical Sciences is one of four departments in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science’s (CVMBS). Faculty and staff are nationally and world-renowned in veterinary teaching and scientific research and teaching including animal cancer oncology infectious diseases radiology environmental health equine programs biomedical and clinical sciences and veterinary diagnostics. The faculty and staff have a strong reputation of being committed and invested in student success approaching education research and service with the mindfulness and impact that is essential to a robust student experience. They believe that the strength of this commitment enables our students to be prepared to tackle the world’s most formidable issues positively influencing far-reaching outcomes while achieving professional success. This group provides education for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Program which includes hands-on learning during the first two years of the curriculum.

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Position Summary
One Teaching Aid position is available in the Professional Medical Program at Colorado State University which will support the program’s Veterinary Neurobiology Course.
The individual will be required to assist in the instruction and evaluation of DVM students in the performance of neurological physical exams that include Cranial Nerve Exam. They must evaluate DVM students in a clinical setting. They are expected to demonstrate and help students practice safe low-stress animal handling techniques for all student/faculty owned canine and feline patients. They will also implement the guidelines set in the course syllabus.
All positions are temporary and are not benefit eligible. Positions are for one semester with the potential of continuing the following semester. Hours worked are approximately 2-5 hours per week depending on the employee’s schedule as well as the need for clinical educators for the courses for that semester. Hourly wage for these positions is $38.00-$41.00/hour depending on experience and no benefits. Reflecting departmental and institutional values candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Position Minimum Qualifications
Associate degree in Veterinary Technology (or its equivalent) with five years of veterinary clinical experience OR the substitution of at least ten years of veterinary technician on-the-job training in a certified clinic is required. The successful applicants must have at least one semester of experience teaching as a clinical educator in veterinary medicine and demonstrate skill in neurological physical exam techniques regarding small animals and communication regarding the anatomic localization sensory afferents and motor efferents.

Preferred Qualifications
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM/VMD) with small animal clinical experience.

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Working Title
Teaching Aide – VM619 Neurobiology – Becker

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Biomedical Sciences

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Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for temporary employees in the following University benefit area:

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Special Instructions to Applicants
References will not be contacted without prior notification to applicant. To apply please submit a resume.

Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study work and living environment for its faculty staff volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include but is not limited to criminal history sex offender registry motor vehicle history financial history and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when in the discretion of the University it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race age creed color religion national origin or ancestry sex gender disability veteran status genetic information sexual orientation gender identity/expression or pregnancy in its employment programs services and activities and admissions and in certain circumstances marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about discussed or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws regulations and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity 123 Student Services Building Fort Collins CO 80523-0160 (970) 491-1715

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity 101 Student Services Building Fort Collins CO 80523-0160 (970) 491-5836

The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity Equal Opportunity and Title IX 101 Student Services Building Fort Collins Co. 80523-0160 (970) 491-5836

Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights Department of Education.

Diversity Statement
  • Reflecting departmental and institutional values candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Job Duties

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Facilitation/Instruction/Assessment (Canvas cases and oral SNEPAs) of DVM1 students.

Facilitation/Instruction of students in a small classroom setting for VM619 Veterinary Neurobiology. The material for instruction is provided in the Canvas Course (course syllabus neurological exam program neurological exam form) for neurologic exam performance. Duties include providing demonstrations for ½ of the lab sections and facilitation for the other ½ lab sections. Students perform the neurological exams on their healthy pets. Teaching Aides will use their professional veterinary training skills along with content provided in the Neurological Exam Canvas Program. 2 hours of preparation for teaching activities.

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