Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor, Community Practice, in the Department of Small Animal Medicine & Surgery

Position ID: 40295
University of Georgia
Veterinary Medicine
Small Aninmal Medicine/Surgery
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor
Job Description: 


Posting Details
Posting Number F0021P
Working Title Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor, Community Practice
About 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 ( 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.

Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Employment Type UGA Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Anticipated Start Date 08/15/2018
Job Posting Date 07/09/2018
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Qualified applicants are invited to submit: (1) a letter of intent including professional interests and career goals; (2) curriculum vitae; and (3) name, mailing address, and contact information for three professional references. Please contact Dr. Benjamin Brainard, Search Committee Chairperson at if you have any questions regarding the position.

Location of Vacancy Athens 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
Position Information
Faculty Rank Open Rank
Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.)
Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track
Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree.

Appointment at the clinical associate professor rank requires a minimum of five years of experience in a similar position at an academic institution.

Position Summary

The service is fast-paced, and is located in a stand-alone facility on the campus of the College of Veterinary Medicine. The main responsibility of the position is to teach and provide service within the Community Practice Center. Participation in didactic instruction, service to the department and college, and scholarly activity is expected. Salary and entry rank will be commensurate with experience level. Appointment at the associate professor rank requires a minimum of five years of experience in a similar position at an academic institution. The successful candidate will join a community practice service of two full-time clinical track assistant professors, a community practice specialty intern, and five technicians. The community practice service maintains a diverse caseload. Patients are seen primarily for wellness, illness, minor surgery, dentistry, and senior screening. The successful candidate will have many opportunities for teaching students and interns. The Community Practice Clinic has in-house laboratory capabilities, a well-equipped surgical suite, on-site radiology, and its own pharmacy. The service has access to specialists in the UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital, located 2.5 miles from the Community Practice Clinic.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

Experience in dentistry, basic surgery, and communication skills is preferred. Certification by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in canine and feline practice is desired.

Physical Demands


Does this position have financial responsibilities? No
Does this position require a P-Card? No
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No
Is driving a responsibility of this position? No
Credit 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.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Veterinary Medicine
Small/Companion Animal Surgery and Medicine
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7912
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator