The University of Georgia

The University of Georgia – College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for three faculty positions in small animal diagnostic imaging at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. All candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree, have completed an approved residency of the American College of Veterinary Radiology or the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, and have board certification or be eligible for board certification. To be considered for the tenure track or tenured faculty ranks, documented research productivity commensurate with rank and an interest in developing a research program is required. For all candidates, salary and entry rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications. Additionally, qualifications for each faculty rank being considered are as listed.

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 outstanding educator.

Tenure track or Tenured:

Assistant Professor
Candidates should show promise of moving toward excellence in the criteria appropriate to their work assignment.

Associate Professor
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.

Full Professor

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 authority.

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 please see https://provost.uga.edu/_‌resources/documents/‌SAMS_‌Guidelines_non-tenure_track_‌Modified_Oct_31_2012.pdf and https://provost.uga.edu/_resources/‌documents/Small_Animal_Medicine_and_Surgery_2015.pdf.

The successful candidate will join two full-time radiologists in an exceptionally well-equipped imaging environment, and the goal is to have five full-time radiologists. The Department currently enjoys the following equipment: a Siemens Skyra 3.0 Tesla MRI magnet and Siemens Somatom Sensation 64 slice CT, both of which accommodate large and small animals; GE S8 and Tosiba Xario ultrasounds; Canon fluoroscopy, Canon digital radiography; Fuji CR; a dedicated IR suite with OEC 9900 Elite mobile C-arm fluoroscopy; IS2 Research NuCamma SR 53cm x 39 cm Free Floater gamma camera (Mirage nuclear medicine software); and integrated DICOM viewing and archival system (Lexmark Nil Viewer and Mach 7 VNA).

Responsibilities will include didactic teaching and clinical training of veterinary medical students, radiology residents, and other house officers. Teaching, service activities, and clinical responsibilities are shared with other faculty radiologists. Interested candidates will have opportunity to pursue independent and collaborative basic science or clinical research.

The University of Georgia is located in Athens, Georgia, and is approximately a one-hour drive going northeast from Atlanta. The campus is the nation’s first chartered state-supported university and home of excellent academic programs, the Peabody Awards, and nationally recognized athletic teams. Athens is centered among beautiful surrounding counties with quaint towns, rural landscapes, and rich history. The area abounds in local art, music, literature, and theater, and offers many performances by national and international touring artists (https://www.visitathensga.com/‌media/rankings-press-coverages/ and https://www.visitathensga.com/). The cost of living in Athens compares favorably with much of the rest of the country, ranking 17.6% lower than the U.S. average http://www.bestplaces.net/zip-code/georgia/athens/30601‌. Information about UGA-CVM or the radiology section can be found on the following websites: http://vet.uga.edu/vbdi and http://www.vet.uga.edu/personnel/index.php. Please note that the academic home for diagnostic imaging is currently transitioning from the Department of Veterinary Biosciences and Diagnostic Imaging to the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery (https://vet.uga.edu/education/academic-departments/small-animal-medicine-and-surgery/).

Qualified applicants are invited to submit: (1) a letter of intent including professional interests and career goals; (2) curriculum vitae; and (3) name, mailing address, and contact information for three professional references. Please apply at: http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/174796.  Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Jane Quandt, Search Committee Chairperson, by email ([email protected]) or telephone (706-202-5707). Review will begin as soon as applications are received and will continue until the positions are filled. All applications will be fully considered until December 15, 2020; 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, 2021. As required by University of Georgia policy, the successful candidate will be subject to background investigation.

 

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).

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 protected]). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

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