The Department of Large Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia, is seeking candidates for a clinical-track faculty position in farm practice at the rank of clinical assistant/associate professor.
The successful candidate will join a Farm Practice service based out of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital with two other clinicians, one with a special interest in equine dentistry and the other with a special interest in equine podiatry/sports medicine. We are seeking a candidate who will enthusiastically embrace first opinion primarily equine practice to clients on the farm. Additionally, an interest in small ruminants and new world camelids is advantageous. The Farm Practice service is currently supported by two interns and one technician. In addition to the members of the Farm Practice service, there are two theriogenologists and four production medicine clinicians in the Field Service Section.
Faculty assignment will be based on the interests of the candidate in conjunction with the missions of the Farm Practice service. The successful candidate should have an interest in promoting a caseload and innovative services that will serve the teaching and service needs of the College of Veterinary Medicine. Service to clients is an integral part of hospital duties. The successful applicant is expected to participate in scholarly activity related to clinical service and teaching, but establishing an independent research program is not expected, though collaborative research is encouraged. Development of continuing education programs to veterinarians and the public is also encouraged.
The successful applicant is expected to possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, be organized and team oriented, and be adaptable to a wide variety of circumstances. The successful candidate is expected to have and maintain a valid license (regular Georgia or faculty) to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Georgia as well as be eligible for a State of Georgia driver’s license.
To be considered for the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure Track), candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree from an accredited college of veterinary medicine; have 4 years post-DVM experience in equine clinical medicine, surgery, or general practice. Board certification or eligibility for board certification in a relevant discipline is highly desirable and a requirement for promotion. Additionally, it is advantageous if the applicant has experience in clinical, laboratory, and didactic teaching of veterinary students.
To be considered for the rank of Clinical Associate Professor (Non-Tenure Track), candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree from an accredited college of veterinary medicine; have a minimum of nine years post-DVM experience (at the time of appointment), at least five of which include clinical, laboratory, and didactic teaching of veterinary students; and be a board certified in a relevant discipline.
The University of Georgia, the nation’s first chartered state-supported university, is a research-intensive land grant and sea grant university situated in the vibrant college town of Athens. Only an hour from Atlanta, Athens is a progressive university town with a rich history and is centered among beautiful surrounding landscapes. The area abounds in local music, art, literature, and theatre, and hosts many performances by national and international touring artists. The cost of living in Athens compares favorably with much of the rest of the country, ranking lower than the U.S. average (http://athensclarkecounty.com/82/Accolades). Additional information about the Athens area can be found at: http://www.visitathensga.com/.
The College of Veterinary Medicine values all members of the university community, recognizing that differences in experience and culture can only lead to a more well- rounded, accepting academic environment. We have an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in our Principles of Community (http://vet.uga.edu/principles-of-community).
Qualified applicants are invited to submit: (1) a letter of intent including professional interests and career goals; (2) curriculum vitae; and (3) name, mailing address, and contact information for three professional references. Please apply at: http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/115552. All application materials must be received by December 13, 2019 to ensure consideration. Please direct any enquiries about the position or application process to Brittany Johnson, email@example.com or (706) 542- 6326.
The employment starting date for the successful candidate is negotiable and can be as early as April 1, 2020. As required by University of Georgia policy, the successful candidate will be subject to background investigation. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.