OPEN Rank Internal Medicine
VetMed-Small Animal Med & Surg
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
Anticipated Start Date
Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)
Job Posting Date
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Open until filled
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 name, mailing address, and contact information for three
professional references. The UGA College of Veterinary Medicine is
committed to enhancing the diversity, equity and inclusion of the
College and the Veterinary Profession. Candidates are encouraged to
identify their strengths/experiences in these areas as it relates
to teaching, research and/or service in their cover letter.
All applications will be fully considered until October 15, 2021;
applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The
employment starting date for the successful candidate is negotiable
and can be as early as February 01, 2022. As required by University
of Georgia policy, the successful candidate will be subject to
Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Ben
Brainard, Search Committee Chairperson, by email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or telephone (706-202-5665).
Location of Vacancy
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 (email@example.com).
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the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction
against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
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including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor
employees, are currently not in effect.
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including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January
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Fiscal (12 mo.)
DVM or equivalent terminal degree
The College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, invites
applications for a clinical track (non-tenure track), tenure track,
or tenured faculty position in small animal internal medicine at
the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. The major
responsibilities for this position are to teach and provide service
in small animal internal medicine in the Veterinary Teaching
Hospital, teach didactic courses related to internal medicine
topics to veterinary students, actively participate in training of
residents, and to develop a research program, which can be
independent and/or collaborative with other faculty members.
Proportionate assignments for each area will be based on the
interests of the candidate in conjunction with the missions of the
internal medicine program and the Department.
Clinical track (non-tenure track):
Clinical Assistant Professor
Candidates should be board certified or eligible for board
certification. Candidates should show evidence of a high level of
competence and demonstrated 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
clinical assistant professor, 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.
Clinical Professor Qualifications
Board certification and at least five years at the rank of clinical
associate professor, or comparable experience. Excellence in
clinical competency and recognized at the national level as an
authority. Documented excellence in patient care, student
instruction, scholarly activities, professional leadership, or
practice and service. Candidates should demonstrate superior
performance and be recognized by students or peers as an
For more information about the Clinical Faculty ranks in the
Department of Small Animal Medicine, please see:
Tenure track or Tenured:
Candidates should show promise of moving toward excellence in the
criteria appropriate to their work assignment.
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.
Board certification and at least five years at the rank of
associate professor or attainment of rank of professor with tenure
at an academic institution. Clear and convincing evidence of
stature as a national and emerging or existing international
For more information about the ranks of Assistant, Associate and
Full Professor in the Department of Small Animal Medicine, please
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
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or
Completed an approved residency of the American College of
Veterinary Internal Medicine or the European College of Veterinary
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Is this a Position of Trust?
Does this position have operation, access, or control of
Does this position require a P-Card?
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?
Is driving a responsibility of this position?
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children
under the age of 18 or direct patient care?
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety,
IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to
chemicals and medications)
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
The major responsibilities for this position are to teach and
provide service in small animal internal medicine in the Veterinary
Teaching Hospital, teach didactic courses related to internal
medicine topics to veterinary students, actively participate in
training of residents, and to develop a research program, which can
be independent and/or collaborative with other faculty members
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Posting Specific Questions
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- Cover Letter
- List of References with Contact Information