Veterinary Clinical Pathologist

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 2, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Veterinary Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Summary

The Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine at The University of Georgia, invites applications for a twelve-month faculty position in veterinary clinical pathology. The position can be either clinical (non-tenure) or tenure track with appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor.

The clinical pathology laboratory is accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation, and is staffed by 3 full-time clinical pathologists (including this position) and 6 medical/laboratory technologists. The lab serves a thriving veterinary teaching hospital with a diverse caseload that includes submissions from companion and food animals, exotics, and wildlife patients.

The successful applicant will join a team in the Department of Pathology that includes 22 pathologists (including 5 clinical pathologists), anatomic and clinical pathology residents, research scientists, and graduate students. Departmental centers of research emphasis include pathogenesis of infectious disease in food-producing, avian, wildlife and aquatic animals, molecular diagnostics, genomics and proteomics, tumor pathobiology, soft tissue physiology and repair, and laboratory animal pathology. The department is committed to excellence in teaching that spans undergraduate, professional, graduate, and resident programs.

The successful applicant will have responsibilities that include:
1) Providing high quality diagnostic service to the veterinary teaching hospital.
2) Contributing to instruction of residents, graduate students, and veterinary students.
3) Supporting the research mission of the department and college through participation in collaborative research projects. Opportunities also exist for developing and leading a productive research laboratory.

Specific percentages are flexible and will be based on the candidate’s expertise and interests, and on departmental needs.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Qualified applicants should submit (1) a letter of intent including professional interests and career goals, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) the names, mailing addresses, and contact information for three professional references.

Please apply at http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/177333.

To ensure consideration, all application materials must be received by February 15, 2021.

Please contact Dr. Bridget Garner, search committee chair, by email (garnerb@uga.edu) or telephone (706-542-5847) if you have any questions regarding the position.

Posting Details

Posting Number

F0773P

Working Title

Veterinary Clinical Pathologist

Department

VetMed-Clinical Pathology Lab

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 and 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

Commensurate with Experience

Anticipated Start Date

06/01/2021

Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)

Job Posting Date

12/02/2020

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

Applicants will possess a DVM or equivalent degree and be board certified or board eligible in veterinary clinical pathology by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (or equivalent).

Clinical track (non-tenure track):

Clinical Assistant Professor
Board certified or eligible for board certification. Demonstrated evidence of a high level of competence and 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 assistant professor (clinical or tenure track), 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.

Tenure track or Tenured:

Assistant Professor
Board certified or eligible for board certification. Demonstrated evidence of a high level of competence and 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.

To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate or full 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.

For additional information on the rank requirements for the Department please see the UGA Faculty Affairs website for details (https://provost.uga.edu/policies/appointment-promotion-and-tenure/).

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

Preference will be given to individuals with ACVP board certification and a graduate degree in pathology or a related area such as veterinary pathology, immunology or molecular biology, and 3 years’ experience in diagnostic clinical pathology.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

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

1) Providing high quality diagnostic service to the veterinary teaching hospital.
2) Contributing to instruction of residents, graduate students, and veterinary students.
3) Supporting the research mission of the department and college through participation in collaborative research projects. Opportunities also exist for developing and leading a productive research laboratory.

Allocation of effort is flexible and will be based on the candidate’s expertise and interests, and on departmental needs.

Percentage Of Time

100

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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

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