Posting Number F0798P Working Title Veterinary Anatomist Department Vet Med Biosciences & Diagnostic Imag 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 Posting Type External Retirement Plan Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary We offer a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Anticipated Start Date 04/01/2021 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 01/13/2021 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All applications received by February 18, 2021 are assured full consideration. The target for filling this position is spring to early summer, 2021. Please be aware that dual career hire arrangements are not available for this position
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 Negotiable Minimum Qualifications
Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline
The University of Georgia – College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a knowledgeable and experienced veterinary anatomist, at the lecturer, assistant professor, associate professor or full professor level. Responsibilities will include didactic teaching and service activities. Faculty will be expected to develop their own collaborative research program or contribute to ongoing research of other faculty.
All candidates must possess a DVM, a Ph.D. in Biology or a related field, or an equivalent degree. The ranks of lecturer (non-tenure track) and assistant professor (tenure track) are for candidates who have recently completed their doctoral degree. The ranks of associate and full professor (tenure track or tenured) are for candidates who have achieved that rank at peer institutions or who meet the requirements to be appointed at that level. For more on the requirements for the rank of lecturer, please see the UGA Guidelines for the Appointment and Promotion of Lecturers (https://provost.uga.edu/policies/appointment-promotion-and-tenure/guidelines-for-appointment-and-promotion-of-lecturers/). For more on the requirements for the ranks of assistant, associate, or full professor, please see the UGA Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure (https://provost.uga.edu/faculty-affairs/UGA_Guidelines_for_APT_approved_2_2020.pdf).
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.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
A history of teaching microanatomy will be seen as a benefit but is not essential.
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? No 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.
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