Open Rank Faculty position for Orthopedics

first_imgMinimum Qualifications Posting NumberF0396P Working TitleOpen Rank Faculty position for Orthopedics Retirement PlanTRS or ORP About the University of Georgia Posting Details Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Benefits EligibilityBenefits Eligible EEO Statement To be considered for the tenure track or tenured faculty ranks,documented research productivity commensurate with rank isdesirable, and an interest in developing a research program isrequired. Credit and P-Card policy Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions withfinancial responsibilities. For additional information about thecredit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website. Applicants must hold a D.V.M. or equivalent degree Classification TitleOpen Rank Position Summary The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grantuniversity with statewide commitments and responsibilities is thestate’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversifiedinstitution of higher education ( ). UGA is currentlyranked 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 campusesin Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-charteredUniversity in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-timestaff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 studentsincluding over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate andprofessional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools andcolleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta Universityhoused on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. Tenure StatusTenure Track Negotiable Posting TypeExternal Job Closing Date Open until filledYes Is driving a responsibility of this position?No All candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree, have completedan approved residency of the American College of VeterinarySurgeons or the European College of Veterinary Surgeons, and haveboard certification or be eligible for board certification.Additionally, qualifications for each faculty rank being consideredare as listed.Clinical Track (non-tenure track):Clinical Assistant ProfessorCandidates should be board certified or eligible for boardcertification. Candidates should show evidence of a high level ofcompetence and demonstrated promise of moving toward excellence inpatient care, student instruction, scholarly activities, orpractice and service.Clinical Associate ProfessorBoard certification and a minimum of five years at the rank ofclinical assistant professor, or comparable experience. Clear andconvincing evidence of stature as a regional authority.Demonstrated excellence in clinical competency and documentedexcellence in patient care, student instruction, scholarlyactivities, or practice and service.Clinical ProfessorBoard certification and at least five years at the rank of clinicalassociate professor, or comparable experience. Excellence inclinical competency and recognized at the national level as anauthority. Documented excellence in patient care, studentinstruction, scholarly activities, professional leadership, orpractice and service. Candidates should demonstrate superiorperformance and be recognized by students or peers as anoutstanding educator.Tenure track or Tenured:Assistant ProfessorCandidates should show promise of moving toward excellence in thecriteria appropriate to their work assignment.Associate ProfessorBoard certification and a minimum of five years at the rank ofassistant professor. Clear and convincing evidence of stature as aregional and emerging or existing national authority.Full ProfessorBoard certification and at least five years at the rank ofassociate professor or attainment of rank of professor with tenureat an academic institution. Clear and convincing evidence ofstature as a national and emerging or existing internationalauthority.To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must beappointed as an associate or full professor, have been tenured at aprior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation tothe institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure uponappointment before hire.For additional information on the rank requirements for theDepartment please see:;and Employment TypeEmployee Additional Requirements Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety,IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access tochemicals and medications)Yes Is this a Position of Trust? Duties/Responsibilities Qualified applicants are invited to submit: (1) a letter of intentincluding professional interests and career goals, (2) a curriculumvitae, and (3) the name, mailing address, and contact informationfor three professional referees to: Dr. Spencer Johnston,Department Head, Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery,College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA,30602. Please apply at: regarding the position may be directed to Dr. [email protected] or Dr. Jane Quandt, Search Committee Chairperson,by email ([email protected]) or telephone (706-202-5707).Applications will be accepted and fully considered until August 15,2019. The employment starting date for the successful candidate isnegotiable and can be as early as March 1, 2020. As required byUniversity of Georgia policy, the successful candidate will besubject to background investigation. Faculty RankOpen Rank Posting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsResume/CVList of References with Contact InformationOptional Documents The College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, invitesapplications for a clinical track (non-tenure track), tenure trackor tenured faculty position in small animal orthopedic surgery atthe rank of assistant, associate, or full professor.The major responsibilities for this position are to teach andprovide service in orthopedics in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital,teach didactic and laboratory courses in orthopedics to veterinarystudents, actively participate in training of surgical residents,and to develop a research program, which can be independent and/orcollaborative with other faculty members. Proportionate assignmentsfor each area will be based on the interests of the candidate inconjunction with the missions of the Surgery program and theDepartment. The service enjoys access to vanguard technology indiagnostic imaging, including a 64-slice CT scanner, 3.0 Tesla MRI,digital radiography, ultrasound, nuclear scintigraphy, and adedicated interventional radiology suite.For all candidates, salary and entry rank will be commensurate withthe applicant’s experience and qualifications. The major responsibilities for this position are to teach andprovide service in orthopedics in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital,teach didactic and laboratory courses in orthopedics to veterinarystudents, actively participate in training of surgical residents,and to develop a research program, which can be independent and/orcollaborative with other faculty members. Position Details DepartmentVet Med Small Animal Medicine & Surg Underutilization Does this position have operation, access, or control offinancial resources?No Job Posting Date07/05/2019 Advertised Salary Duties/Responsibilities Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/orCertification The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, foundedin 1946, is dedicated to training future veterinarians, providingservices to animal owners and veterinarians, and conductinginvestigations 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 anddiagnostic laboratory services. Equipped with the mosttechnologically advanced facilities located on a university campus,the college is dedicated to safeguarding public health by studyingemerging infectious diseases that affect both animal and humanhealth.The College of Veterinary Medicine values all members of theuniversity community, recognizing that differences in experienceand culture can only lead to a more well-rounded, acceptingacademic environment. We have an expectation that all employeeswill demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion asembodied in our Principles of Community ( Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery consists of 42faculty members, 32 clinical residents, 8 rotating interns, 3specialty interns, and 4 administrative staff members. Sharedlaboratory space and technical support are provided within thedepartment, and there are 7 dedicated research technicians whoassist in the research missions of the department’s faculty. Otherspecialties within the department include anesthesia, cardiology,dermatology, emergency and critical care, internal medicine,neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, soft tissue surgery, andzoological medicine, as well as a community practice program. Thedepartment participates in the college-wide M.S. and Ph.D.programs. Members of the department also actively participate inhighly successful collaborative efforts with faculty members fromother departments within the college and other colleges on campus,including the College of Public Health, College of Engineering, andthe Athens campus of the Medical College of Georgia. The Departmenthas a strong track record for teaching, research, and clinicalservice. Special Instructions to Applicants Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?No About the College/Unit/Department Physical Demands Does this position have direct interaction or care of childrenunder the age of 18 or direct patient care?No Does this position require a P-Card?No Contract TypeFiscal (12 mo.) College/Unit/Department FLSA Location of VacancyAthens Area The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction employer. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, geneticinformation, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation orprotected veteran status. Percentage Of Time100 Anticipated Start Date03/01/2020last_img

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