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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Anesthesia

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Job Description

The College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia invites applications for a clinical track or tenure track position in anesthesia at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor.

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree and advanced training in anesthesia. Board certification or completion of a residency program approved by the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia is required. Salary and entry rank will be commensurate with experience level of the applicant.  Appointment at the associate professor rank requires a minimum of five years of experience in a similar position; appointment at the rank of full professor requires attainment of professor with tenure at an academic institution.

The University of Georgia’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital is a new state of the art facility. The anesthesia service is an active clinical service providing anesthesia for equine, food animal, small animal, and exotic patients of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The anesthesia service provides anesthesia to all species for diagnostic imaging, including MRI and helical CT.  Clinical service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital is shared with another anesthesia faculty member at all times.  After hours emergency anesthesia case responsibilities are shared with the anesthesia technicians and residents. The anesthesia service enjoys collegial relations and the support of all the specialty services that treat both large and small animals. 

The successful candidate will join an anesthesia service consisting of three full-time faculty members, two residents, and ten dedicated technicians. The primary responsibilities for this position are to participate in clinical service, veterinary and graduate instruction, resident and intern training, supervision of staff, and to engage in the research mission of the Department and College.  Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collegially are required.  The successful candidate should have an interest in promoting a caseload that will serve the teaching and service needs of the College of Veterinary Medicine. The candidate is encouraged to participate in scholarly activities related to the clinical service and teaching missions of the College of Veterinary Medicine.  Such scholarly activity includes collaboration with colleagues within the Department and College, and in other departments on campus.

The Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery consists of 36 faculty members, three administrative staff members, seven research technicians, 25 clinical residents, and 9 clinical interns. The department has specialties with research, service, and teaching programs in anesthesia, cardiology, dermatology, emergency and critical care, internal medicine, neurology, ophthalmology, oncology, zoological medicine, orthopedic and general surgery as well as a community practice program. The department participates in the college-wide M.S. and Ph.D. programs. The department has a strong track record for teaching, research, and clinical service.

The University of Georgia, the nation’s first chartered state-supported university, is a research-intensive land grant and sea grant university situated in the vibrant college town of Athens. Located only an hour from Atlanta, Athens is a progressive locale with a rich history, and is centered among beautiful surrounding landscapes. The area abounds in local music, art, literature, and theatre, plus many performances by national and international touring artists. The cost of living in Athens compares favorably with much of the rest of the country, ranking lower than the U.S. average (http://www.bestplaces.net/zip-code/Athens-Georgia-30607.aspx). Additional information about the Athens area can be found at: http://www.visitathensga.com/.

Items Needed for Application

Applicants should 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 references.  Applications received by July 15, 2017 will be accorded full consideration. The starting date is negotiable; the position is available immediately.

Applications may be submitted online at http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2314. Interested persons can obtain additional information about the position at http://www.vet.uga.edu/sams/current-searches.php, and the University of Georgia and the College of Veterinary Medicine at http://www.vet.uga.edu/. Questions concerning the position can be directed to Dr. Jane Quandt at 706-202-5707 or quand003@uga.edu. 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, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status.

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