Posting Number F0753P Working Title Veterinary Pathologist Department Vet Med Pathology About the University of Georgia
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 ( http://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 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 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.
About the College/Unit/Department
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/ )
College/Unit/Department website www.vet.uga.edu Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 01/01/2021 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 10/30/2020 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin immediately, and deadline for receipt of applications for full consideration is December 15, 2020.
Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Statement
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Classification Title Open Rank FLSA Faculty Rank Open Rank Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.) Tenure Status Tenure Track Negotiable Minimum Qualifications
Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline
The Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory ( AVDL ) invites applications for a full-time Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist with a keen interest in performing necropsies and is service-minded. This is a tenure-track or clinical track position in a fully accredited diagnostic laboratory and NAHLN member.
Pathology board certification or eligibility and a DVM degree or equivalent are required.
To be considered at the Assistant Professor level (tenure-track or clinical track), candidates should show promise of moving toward excellence in diagnostic anatomic pathology.
To be considered at the Associate Professor level (tenure-track or tenured or clinical track), candidates should have at least 5 years of experience in diagnostic anatomic pathology and should show clear and convincing evidence of emerging stature as regional or national authority in their field.
To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
Preference will be given to those board-certified ( ACVP ) individuals with an advanced degree in pathology with at least 4 to 5 years’ experience in diagnostic pathology/necropsy.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills are required.
Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? Yes Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.
Job duties include directing the necropsy service of AVDL and overseeing the teaching of senior students on clinical rotation through necropsy. Position also includes training of residents in veterinary pathology. Adherence to quality assurance procedures, and participation in committees is expected. Opportunities for collaborative research and additional teaching exist.
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