Clinical Assistant Professor
Posting Number F0880P Working Title Clinical Assistant Professor Department VetMed-Infectious Diseases About the University of Georgia
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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.
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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 Special Instructions to Applicants
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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
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.
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
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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.
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Research collaboration with investigators on and off-campus.
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