The Department of Population Health, Food Animal Health and Management Program, in the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia invites applicants for a clinical or tenure track position at the assistant or associate professor level in bovine production and preventive medicine. This position will be based at the UGA Tifton Veterinary Diagnostic and Investigational Laboratory (TVDIL) Campus in Tifton, GA. Requirements include a DVM degree from an accredited college/school of veterinary medicine and postgraduate training and/or board certification (or eligibility) in a field related to livestock production management or preventive medicine.
A postgraduate degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in a field related to livestock production management and preventive medicine is required for a tenure track appointment, and 5+ years-experience is required for appointment at the Associate Professor level. Work experience (minimum 1 year of experience) in one or more of the following areas is desirable: livestock nutrition; pasture management; food safety; production economics; reproductive management; large animal internal medicine, epidemiology, or preventive health management. Board certification or the ability to obtain board certification is preferred for all positions.
The successful candidate will teach veterinary students and postgraduate veterinarians and collaborate with faculty in production and clinical medicine.
The position will build upon the teaching and service missions of the Food Animal Health and Management Program by working with existing faculty members to provide didactic and on-farm clinical experiences for veterinary students as well as contributing to educational programs for referring veterinarians and Extension programs for producers in the livestock industry in GA. Additionally, this position will work closely with TVDIL faculty to assist with client services and outreach at the TVDIL and provide consultations on non-poultry food animal submissions.
All application materials must be received by July 1, 2021, to ensure full consideration and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. As required by University of Georgia policy, the successful candidate will be subject to background investigation.
Questions regarding this position may be directed to either Dr. Lee Jones (email@example.com), Search Committee Chairperson or Dr. Mark W. Jackwood (firstname.lastname@example.org), Population Health Department Head.
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, 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 (email@example.com).
Special Note: Location of Vacancy: Tifton, Georgia
Assistant Professor Candidates must have a DVM from an accredited college/school of veterinary medicine and a postgraduate degree (MS or Ph.D.) in a field related to livestock production management and preventive medicine.
Associate Professor Candidates must have a DVM from an accredited college/school of veterinary medicine, postgraduate degree (MS or Ph.D.) in a field related to livestock production management and preventive medicine is required and 5+ years post-terminal degree experience in industry/academia.
Clinical track (non-tenure track):
Clinical Assistant Professor Candidates must have a DVM from an accredited college/school of veterinary medicine.
Clinical Associate Professor Candidates must have a DVM from an accredited college/school of veterinary medicine, and 5+ years post-terminal degree experience in industry/academia.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience
Internal Number: F0870P
About University of Georgia
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, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Please visit - (https://vet.uga.edu/education/academic-departments/population-health/food-animal-health-and-management/) for more information.
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students incl...uding over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, founded in 1946, is dedicated to training future veterinarians, providing services to animal owners and veterinarians, and conducting investigations to improve the health of animals as well as people. The college benefits pets and their owners, food-producing animals, and wildlife by offering the highest quality hospital and diagnostic laboratory services. Equipped with the most technologically advanced facilities located on a university campus, the college is dedicated to safeguarding public health by studying emerging infectious diseases that affect both animal and human health. 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/).