Job no: 521942
Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:28090000 - VM-SACS
CLIN/SR LEC/CLIN AST/ASO PROF
The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida, is seeking applications for a non-tenure accruing faculty position in Shelter Medicine and Surgery. The successful candidate will hold a faculty appointment in the well-established Veterinary Community Outreach Program.
The Veterinary Community Outreach Program trains 125 veterinary students and serves approximately 3,000 surgical patients per year. Primary responsibility will include clinical training of professional students in cooperation with two other faculty clinicians. In addition to oversight of the stationary surgical training clinic, job duties also include leading weekly service trips to regional sheltering organizations as well as support for mobile surgical services provided by VCOP. Clinical faculty members are also expected to contribute to the professional advancement of shelter medicine through clinical research, presentations at regional meetings and/or involvement in the professional community. Research responsibilities will be proportional to assignment and will differ depending upon the faculty line that is selected.
UF aspires to provide an exceptional academic environment that reflects the breadth of thought essential to preeminence and manifest through a community of students, faculty, and staff of diverse experiences and backgrounds. We believe inclusion equals excellence, and key to our quest is a commitment to fostering a culture of inclusion, diversity, equity, access, and anti-racism. UF participates in state- and university-sponsored benefits programs for individuals, families and domestic partners. At the University of Florida, we know that the quality of our life and the quality of our work are interdependent -- and, as such, we place a high value on the health and wellbeing of our faculty and staff as well as their families.
Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidate.
Applicants should have a DVM or equivalent degree and should have experience in shelter medicine practice and strong skills in performing and teaching spay-neuter surgery, including pediatrics.
Preferred Qualifications:Preference will be given to applicants with a strong spay-neuter background and those with experience training veterinary students.Special Instructions to Applicants:
All applicants must apply online through Careers at UF in order to be considered for the position. Applications for job number 521942 and a current curriculum vitae, letter of application, & contact information for three individuals willing to write in support of their application must be submitted online and sent electronically to Search Committee Chair Dr. Ralph Hamor ([email protected]). Inquiries regarding the position should be directed towards Search Committee Chair, Dr. Ralph Hamor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, PO Box 100126, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610-0126; phone 352-294-4448, however, applications must be submitted online.
Applications will be evaluated as they are received. The starting date is expected to be no later than August 15, 2022.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
Health Assessment Required:Yes
Advertised: 12 May 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 10 Jun 2022 Eastern Daylight Time