The College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, invites applications for clinical track (non-tenure track), tenure track, or tenured faculty positions in small animal internal medicine at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. All candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree, have completed an approved residency of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, and have board certification or be eligible for board certification. To be considered for the tenure track or tenured faculty ranks, documented research productivity commensurate with rank and an interest in developing a research program is required. For all candidates, salary and entry rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications. Additionally, qualifications for each faculty rank being considered are as listed.
Clinical track (non-tenure track):
Clinical Assistant Professor Candidates should be board certified or eligible for board certification. Candidates should show evidence of a high level of competence and demonstrated promise of moving toward excellence in patient care, student instruction, scholarly activities, or practice and service.
Clinical Associate Professor Board certification and a minimum of five years at the rank of clinical assistant professor, or comparable experience. Clear and convincing evidence of stature as a regional authority. Demonstrated excellence in clinical competency and documented excellence in patient care, student instruction, scholarly activities, or practice and service.
Clinical Professor Qualifications
Board certification and at least five years at the rank of clinical associate professor, or comparable experience. Excellence in clinical competency and recognized at the national level as an authority. Documented excellence in patient care, student instruction, scholarly activities, professional leadership, or practice and service. Candidates should demonstrate superior performance and be recognized by students or peers as an outstanding educator.
Tenure track or Tenured:
Assistant Professor Candidates should show promise of moving toward excellence in the criteria appropriate to their work assignment.
Associate Professor Board certification and a minimum of five years at the rank of assistant professor. Clear and convincing evidence of stature as a regional and emerging or existing national authority.
Board certification and at least five years at the rank of associate professor or attainment of rank of professor with tenure at an academic institution. Clear and convincing evidence of stature as a national and emerging or existing international authority.
The major responsibilities for this position are to teach and provide service in small animal internal medicine in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, teach didactic courses related to internal medicine topics to veterinary students, actively participate in training of residents, and to develop a research program, which can be independent and/or collaborative with other faculty members. Proportionate assignments for each area will be based on the interests of the candidate in conjunction with the missions of the internal medicine program and the Department. The service enjoys access to vanguard technology in diagnostic imaging, including a 64-slice CT scanner, 3.0 Tesla MRI, digital radiography, ultrasound, nuclear scintigraphy, and a dedicated interventional radiology suite. The Veterinary Teaching Hospital is a 300,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility opened in March 2015. Each specialty has its own dedicated rounds room.
The Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery consists of 45 faculty members, 37 clinical residents, 10 rotating interns, 3 specialty interns, and 4 administrative staff members. Shared laboratory space and technical support are provided within the department, and there are 7 dedicated research technicians who assist in the research missions of the department’s faculty. Other specialties within the department include anesthesia, cardiology, dermatology, emergency and critical care, internal medicine, neurology, nutrition, oncology, ophthalmology, soft tissue surgery, and zoological medicine, as well as a community practice program. The department participates in the college-wide M.S. and Ph.D. programs. Members of the department also actively participate in highly successful collaborative efforts with faculty members from other departments within the college and other colleges on campus, including the College of Public Health, College of Engineering, and the Athens campus of the Medical College of Georgia. The Department has a strong track record for teaching, research, and clinical service.
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 locale 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://www.bestplaces.net/city/georgia/athens-clarke_county). Additional information about the Athens area can be found at: http://www.visitathensga.com/.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit: (1) a letter of intent including professional interests and career goals, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) the name, mailing address, and contact information for three professional references. Please apply at: http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/175247. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Ben Brainard, Search Committee Chairperson, by email (email@example.com) or telephone (706-202-5665). All applications will be fully considered until December 04, 2020; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The employment starting date for the successful candidate is negotiable and can be as early as February 01, 2020. As required by University of Georgia policy, the successful candidate will be subject to background investigation.
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).
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.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and entry rank will be commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications
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