Open Rank Faculty Search - Cardiology SAMS dept.

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Posting NumberF0557PWorking TitleOpen Rank Faculty Search - Cardiology SAMS dept.DepartmentVet Med Small Animal Medicine & SurgAbout 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 (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked 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 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 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

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College of Veterinary Medicine

College/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleUnderutilizationAdvertised SalarySalary will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications.Anticipated Start Date03/01/2020Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)Job Posting Date11/01/2019Job Closing DateOpen until filledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Qualified applicants are invited to 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. Please apply at: http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postngs/128140. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Jane Quandt, Search Commitee Chairperson, by email ([email protected]) or telephone (706-202-5707). Applications will be accepted and fully considered until December 15, 2019. The employment starting date for the successful candidate is negotiable and can be as early as March 1, 2020. As required by University of Georgia policy, the successful candidate will be subject to background investigation.
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.

Location of VacancyAthens Area EEO Statement

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.

Position Details

Classification TitleOpen RankFLSAFaculty RankOpen RankContract TypeFiscal (12 mo.)Tenure StatusTenure Track NegotiableMinimum Qualifications

Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline

Position Summary

The Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, invites applications for a clinical (non-tenure) track, tenure track or tenured faculty position in veterinary cardiology at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The major responsibilities for this position are to teach and provide service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, to teach didactic and laboratory courses in cardiology to veterinary students, to actively participate in the training of cardiology and non-cardiology house officers, 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, faculty rank, and the missions of the Cardiology program and the Department.

The successful candidate will be one of two cardiologists on a service with three cardiology house officers, two experienced, full-time cardiology technicians, and one veterinary assistant. The Veterinary Teaching Hospital is a 300,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility opened in March 2015. The cardiology service is well-equipped with a Philips iE33 cardiac ultrasound machine including transthoracic and transesophageal transducers, a Philips CX50 portable ultrasound machine, a Philips TC70 electrocardiograph, a GE/OEC 9900 fluoroscopy unit contained within a dedicated interventional radiology suite, an EMKA hemodynamic monitoring system, a lithium diluton cardiac output monitor, and Spacelabs Pathfinder Holter monitoring software for on-site study interpretation. Additional on-sight diagnostic imaging technologies include 64-slice CT scanner, 3.0 Tesla MRI, digital radiography, ultrasound, and nuclear scintigraphy.

Additional Requirements

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree, have completed or be in the process of completing an approved residency of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, and have board certification or be eligible for board certification.

To be considered for 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, entry rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications. 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_Surgery‌2015.pdf.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or CertificationPreferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Documented research productivity is desirable for applicants wishing to be considered for tenure track or tenured faculty ranks.

Physical DemandsIs this a Position of Trust?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a responsibility of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)YesCredit 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 website.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

The major responsibilities for this position are to teach and provide service in cardiology in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, teach didactic and laboratory courses in cardiology to veterinary students, actively participate in training of surgical residents, and to develop a research program, which can be independent and/or collaborative with other faculty members.

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