Clinical Instructor//Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Critical Care

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: The College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia invites applications for a clinical track faculty position in small animal emergency and critical care at the rank of instructor or assistant professor. Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree and advanced training in small animal emergency and critical care. Board certification or completion of a residency approved by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care is required. Salary and entry rank will be based on the candidate's dossier including teaching and clinical service experience, scholarly productivity, and specialty board certification status. The successful candidate will join a small animal emergency and critical care (ECC) service that provides 24-7 support to the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The program currently trains 3 residents and one emergency specialty intern. The ECC service also provides support to the 7 rotating small animal interns during rotations on the emergency service. There are currently 4 ACVECC Diplomates and 2 ACVECC residency trained clinicians on faculty between the small and large animal departments. Faculty members enjoy a diverse caseload with ongoing clinical and benchtop research projects, extensive collaborations with other services, and opportunities for teaching students and house officers. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collegially are required. The University of Georgia's Veterinary Teaching Hospital occupies a new state of the art facility, where the ECC faculty supervise a stand-alone emergency room and open ICU, manage cases on the ECC service, and provide consultation to other specialty services and referring veterinarians. The ICU is outfitted with a Respironics/Philips Esprit mechanical ventilator, Draeger Infinity wireless telemetry, Baxter syringe pumps, and other advanced technologies that support intensive care. The ECC service evaluates between 350 and 400 individual ER cases/month and manages the hospital blood bank. The ER has a dedicated stat lab with a NOVA biomedical blood-gas/electrolyte monitor and after-hours access to Abaxis chemistry and coagulation analyzers. Emergency imaging includes an ER dedicated ultrasound machine, digital radiography, and a rapid 64-slice CT scanner which allows advanced pulmonary imaging and sedated exams. A dedicated interventional radiology suite is also available. Faculty members' offices and over 5,400 square feet of shared research space are located on the floor above the hospital. The position is a clinical service (approximately 80%) appointment in emergency and critical care. This position may be filled at the rank of clinical instructor or clinical assistant professor. The faculty member is expected to provide clinical service and teaching in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The successful candidate will enjoy a diverse caseload with the opportunity to participate in ongoing clinical and benchtop research projects, develop extensive collaborations with other clinical services, and opportunities for teaching students and house officers.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree and advanced training in small animal emergency and critical care. Board certification or completion of a residency approved by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care is required. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collegially are required.

Preferred Qualifications: Success in teaching and clinical service. Board certification by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. Demonstrated accomplishment in scholarly activity and ability to work on collaborative research projects.

Salary:

Faculty Rank: Open Rank

Tenure Status:

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area