Clinical Assistant Professor

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 20, 2021

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

Position Summary

The Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia, is seeking candidates for a clinical-track faculty position in Parasitology at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor. The major responsibilities for this position are to teach and manage the parasitology section of the Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Lab. The new parasitologist will also act to coordinate laboratory teaching efforts for all parasitology courses taught by the Infectious Diseases Department, including the fourth year rotation.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and the deadline for receipt of applications for full consideration is May 22, 2021. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Andrew Moorhead, Search Committee Chairperson, by email, at amoorhed@uga.edu.

Posting Details

Posting Number

F0880P

Working Title

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department

VetMed-Infectious Diseases

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

Posting Type

External

Retirement Plan

TRS or ORP

Employment Type

Employee

Benefits Eligibility

Benefits Eligible

Underutilization

Advertised Salary

Anticipated Start Date

07/01/2021

Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)

Job Posting Date

04/20/2021

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

Clinical Assistant Professor

FLSA

Faculty Rank

Clinical Assistant Professor

Contract Type

Fiscal (12 mo.)

Tenure Status

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline

Additional Requirements

DVM and board-eligible or boarded Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Microbiology (Parasitology)

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

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?

Yes

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.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Director of the Parasitology Section of the Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Lab.

Percentage Of Time

40

Duties/Responsibilities

Coordinate laboratory teaching efforts for all parasitology courses taught by IDIS, including the fourth year rotation for veterinary students.

Percentage Of Time

40

Duties/Responsibilities

Research collaboration with investigators on and off-campus.

Percentage Of Time

20

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Letters of Recommendation
Optional Documents

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