The University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Population Health invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the field of Avian Pathology. Responsibilities include sharing diagnostic services in avian histopathology with another pathologist, collaborative and independent research in poultry diseases, and instruction in graduate programs including the Masters of Avian Medicine degree and online Masters of Animal Health and Medicine degree programs. In addition, the faculty member is expected to work well as a team member and collaborate within the department providing support to clinical faculty and field veterinarians with the aim of solving problems in the poultry industry. A laboratory will be provided. The Department or Population Health is a multi-disciplinary department composed of 4 units. The position is located at the Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center (PDRC) in Athens, Georgia. The PDRC is part of the diagnostic network for the poultry industry of Georgia. In addition, the PDRC actively provides support to the poultry industry throughout the United States and in many countries around the world. The environment is highly interactive and productive with close ties to all basic science departments, federal research facilities and other academic institutions nearby.
Candidates must have a DVM from an accredited college/school of veterinary medicine, and a PhD in biological sciences, veterinary pathology or related field. To be considered at the rank of Assistant Professor, candidates must have board certification or be eligible for board certification from the American College of Veterinary Pathologists or the American College of Poultry Veterinarians. To be considered at the rank of Associate Professor, candidates must have board certification from the American College of Veterinary Pathologists or the American College of Poultry Veterinarians and at least 5 full years in rank at the Assistant Professor level before the start date. Appointment, Promotion, & Tenure of Academic Rank Faculty can be found here: https://provost.uga.edu/faculty-affairs/UGA_Guidelines_for_APT_approved_2_2020.pdf. Discipline-specific criteria and procedures for promotion and tenure can be found at: https://provost.uga.edu/resources/documents/Population_Health2015.pdf.
Rank, salary, and terms of appointment will be dependent upon qualifications and experience of the applicant.
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 and contact information for three professional references. Please apply at: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/202542. All application materials must be received by September 1, 2021, to ensure full consideration; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. As required by University of Georgia policy, the successful candidate will be subject to background investigation.
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