Fred C Davison Distinguished University Chair

Position ID: 21124
University of Georgia
Veterinary Medicine
To Be Determinded
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Department Chair
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          The University of Georgia

Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair

Applications are invited for the Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair.  A renowned scientist will be recruited to lead a program of research and development with high impact potential.  Outstanding applicants from all areas of scholarly research in biomedical health sciences are encouraged to apply. 

This prestigious position will be housed on campus within the College of Veterinary Medicine in the department(s) most appropriate to the scientific discipline of the successful candidate.  This Chaired Professorship is supported by an endowment and features a start-up package commensurate with the prestige of this pre-eminent position. 

The University of Georgia provides a highly collaborative and supportive environment in which the opportunity exists for innovative researchers to creatively interact with colleagues to develop new programs as well as build on existing strengths both at the University of Georgia ( and the College of Veterinary Medicine (  

The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar with an established externally funded research program in any relevant area of the life sciences.  In addition, candidates with demonstrated leadership in developing inter- or multidisciplinary programs are especially encouraged to apply.  Successful applicants are expected to possess a Doctor of Philosophy degree or have equivalent research training and experience.  A DVM or MD, while desirable, is not required for this position.   All materials will be handled with strict confidentiality. 

Direct inquiries or nominations to Dr. Harry Dickerson ( or 706-542-5734 . 

To apply, please submit electronically (combined as a single pdf) a CV, a statement of present and future research interests, and the names and addresses of 3 references.   The pdf file should be submitted on the position’s announcement page, which can be accessed online from   Application materials received by September 1, 2013 are assured of full consideration. 

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

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CIP Discipline Code: 
Veterinary Medicine
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Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Dr. Harry Dickerson
Vacancy Status: 
Filled Position
Clearinghouse Used: 
Filled by: 
Biao He
Y - Citizen
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Date Position Filled: 
Monday, February 17, 2014
Employment Effective: 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
317 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-7820

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Sheila England, System Coordinator