Open-Rank Clinical-Track Veterinary Cardiologist

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Our Cardiology Team Is Growing!

Join our collegial team focused on delivering outstanding care, educating future veterinarians, and advancing cardiology.

Become the third cardiologist on our outstanding clinical cardiology team. We currently have two full-time board-certified cardiologists, three residents (in our ACVIM-approved residency program), one full-time research intern, and two cardiology technicians.

In addition to providing clinical care to patients, the successful candidate will deliver clinical and didactic instruction to veterinary students, mentor interns, and teach in the veterinary curriculum.

At Illinois, you’ll also have opportunities to collaborate in the areas of biomarker discovery, advanced cardiac imaging, 3-D printing, clinical trials, and interventional research. We are actively advancing clinical, applied, and translational research through collaborations with world-class scientists at the University of Illinois.

You’ll find every amenity needed for a modern, innovative cardiology service at the University of Illinois:

  • Four dedicated ultrasound units (2- GE Vivid E95, 1- GE Vivid I, and 1- Siemens Acuson S2000)
  • 3D transthoracic and transesophageal capabilities
  • Digital ECG
  • Digital telemetry
  • Digital Holter units
  • Dedicated interventional radiology (IR) surgical suite for minimally invasive procedures equipped with Siemens Artis fluoroscopy C-arm, 3D integration, transesophageal fusion imaging, and a Siemens Sensis hemodynamic monitoring and procedure workflow station

Our cardiology service prides itself on creating a positive, collegial environment where diversity, inclusion, equity, and everyone’s opinions are valued. 


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We’re Investing in Our Programs

A $12 million hospital-wide renovation and expansion project wraps up in 2021. Over the past six years we’ve added:

  • A 9,000 sq ft small animal surgery wing with 8 ORs, including an interventional radiology suite
  • A state-of-the-art linear accelerator and a new 128-slice CT to support its use
  • A 3T MRI
  • A new facility for small animal primary care, zoological medicine specialty service, and our Wildlife Medical Clinic

We Want You!

The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine values work-life balance and collegiality. We are a friendly and interactive hospital, and we seek new colleagues who excel clinically and academically while having fun at work and building strong relationships with coworkers.


Together we create a workplace culture that fosters respect, inclusion, trust, and support for personal and professional growth. The more diverse our community, the stronger we are. We practice compassion and selfcare. We celebrate successes, knowing that our most valuable assest is our people.

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More About US

  • Boarded clinicians in 16 areas of specialization
  • Innovative approaches to integrated veterinary education, post-graduate veterinary education, and online learning
  • Collegewide research strengths in comparative and diagnostic medicine, conservation medicine and ecosystem health, environmental health and toxicology, infectious diseases, and reproductive biology
  • Part of a top-ranked public, land-grant university
  • Located in a vibrant, diverse and international community that still offers Midwestern friendliness and affordability
  • You will become a member of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine which is currently 94 faculty strong
  • ~ 50 residents and interns
  • > 500 veterinary students

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.