Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor, Community Practice. The College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia is seeking candidates for a clinical (non-tenure track) faculty position in small animal community practice at the rank of assistant or associate professor.
Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree and experience in dentistry, basic surgery, and communication skills. Certification by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in canine and feline practice is desired. Board certification is required for promotion to or appointment at the rank of associate professor. Salary and entry rank will be commensurate with the applicant's experience and qualifications.
Clinical Assistant Professor Qualifications: Candidates should be board certified with small animal emphasis by a recognized veterinary specialty organization or be willing to complete board certification by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in canine and feline practice. Candidates should show evidence of a high level of competence and demonstrate the promise of moving toward excellence in patient care, student instruction, scholarly activities, or practice and service.
Clinical Associate Professor Qualifications: 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.
The service is fast-paced and is located in a stand-alone facility on the Classic Campus of the College of Veterinary Medicine. The main responsibility of the position is to teach and provide service within the Community Practice Clinic. Participation in didactic instruction, service to the department and college, and scholarly activity is expected.
The successful candidate will join two full-time clinical track assistant professors, a community practice specialty intern, and five technicians. The community practice service maintains a diverse caseload. Patients are seen primarily for wellness, illness, minor surgery, dentistry, and senior screening. The successful candidate will have many opportunities for teaching students (preclinical and clinical) and interns. The Community Practice Clinic has in-house laboratory capabilities, a well-equipped surgical suite, on-site radiology, and its own pharmacy. The service has access to specialists in the UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital, located 2.5 miles from the Community Practice Clinic.
Faculty assignment will be based on the interests of the candidate in conjunction with the missions of the community practice program. The successful candidate will actively participate in collaborative research efforts along with developing research interests pertinent to community practice. The community practice clinicians share responsibilities in clinical service, didactic teaching, and clinical teaching of professional students and interns.
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/.
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/173390. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Ben Brainard, Search Committee Chairperson, by email (email@example.com) or telephone (706-202-5665). Applications will be accepted and fully considered until November 15, 2020. The employment starting date for the successful candidate is negotiable and can be as early as January 01, 2021. 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).
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