Applications are invited for the Marguerite Thomas Hodgson Chair in Equine Studies. The appointment will be available at the rank of associate or full professor. A renowned research scientist will be recruited to lead a program of research and development with high impact potential. Outstanding applicants from all areas of scholarly research in equine health sciences are encouraged to apply. This prestigious position will be housed in the Department of Large Animal Medicine within the College of Veterinary Medicine, and be available July 1, 2020. This Chair will be supported by an annual income from a $1.4 million endowment. The salary and start up package will be commensurate with the credentials of the candidate and prestige of this position. The University of Georgia provides a highly collaborative and supportive environment in which the opportunity exists for innovative researchers to develop new programs as well as build on existing strengths within the University of Georgia (http://www.uga.edu/research/centers1.html) and the College of Veterinary Medicine (http://www.vet.uga.edu/).
Candidates should have an outstanding reputation with a publication and research record commensurate with rank that includes extramural funding. Candidates with demonstrated leadership in developing inter- or multi-disciplinary programs and experience in mentoring graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and junior faculty are especially encouraged to apply. Successful applicants are expected to hold the PhD degree. A DVM or equivalent degree is desirable, but not required. The appointment will be available at the rank of associate or full professor. To be considered for the rank of Associate Professor, candidates must have a minimum of 6 years equine research experience post-terminal degree and to be considered for the rank of Professor, they must have a minimum of 10 years equine research experience post-terminal degree. All materials will be handled with strict confidentiality. 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/128875. Direct inquiries about the position or application process to Michelle Barton (firstname.lastname@example.org/706 542 9370) or Andrew Parks (email@example.com/706 542 6372). Consideration of applications will begin February 15, 2020. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer.