Veterinary Pathologist

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 30, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Veterinary Sciences, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Summary

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.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately, and deadline for receipt of applications for full consideration is December 15, 2020.

Posting Details

Posting Number

F0753P

Working Title

Veterinary Pathologist

Department

VetMed-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 ( https://www.uga.edu/ ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 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 including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 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

Location of Vacancy

Athens Area

EEO Statement

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 (hrweb@uga.edu).

UGA Statement

PLEASE NOTE : On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.

Position Details

Position Information

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

Additional Requirements

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.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

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.

Percentage Of Time

100

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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