Clinical or Tenure-Track Poltry Veterinarian

Position ID: 42869
University of Georgia
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Medicine Population Health
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Clinical Instructor, Professor
Job Description: 


Posting Details
Posting Number F0346P
Working Title Clinical or Tenure Track Poultry Veterinarian
Department Vet Med Population Health
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.

About the College/Unit/Department

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, founded in 1946, is dedicated to training future veterinarians, providing services to animal owners and veterinarians, and conducting investigations to improve the health of animals as well as people. The college benefits pets and their owners, food-producing animals, and wildlife by offering the highest quality hospital and diagnostic laboratory services. Equipped with the most technologically advanced facilities located on a university campus, the college is dedicated to safeguarding public health by studying emerging infectious diseases that affect both animal and human health. The College of Veterinary Medicine values all members of the university community, recognizing that differences in experience and culture can only lead to a more well-rounded, accepting academic environment. We have an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in our Principles of Community,

Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Anticipated Start Date 01/01/2020
Job Posting Date 04/11/2019
Job Closing Date 08/31/2019
Open until filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit curriculum vitae and cover letter upon applying. These should be submitted directly to UGAJobs.

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
Classification Title Open Rank
Faculty Rank Open Rank
Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.)
Tenure Status Negotiable
Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree.

Position Summary

The Department of Population Health, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center (PDRC), College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia is seeking a veterinarian to fill a position in clinical poultry medicine. Responsibilities include clinical services to the poultry industry and major participation in instruction in the Master of Avian Medicine and the online Master of Avian Health and Medicine degree programs. This position will be either a non-tenure track clinical assistant or clinical associate professorship or a tenure track assistant or associate professorship depending upon qualifications.

Additional Requirements

Clinical (Non-tenure Track) Assistant Professor Qualifications:
DVM and eligibility for certification by the American College of Poultry Veterinarians

Clinical (Non-tenure Track) Associate Professor Qualifications:
DVM, certification by the American College of Poultry Veterinarians, and 5+ years post-terminal degree experience in industry/academia.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Qualifications:
DVM, Ph.D., and eligibility for certification by the American College of Poultry

Tenure Track Associate Professor Qualifications:
DVM, Ph.D., eligibility for certification by the American College of Poultry Veterinarians, 5+ years post-terminal degree experience in industry/academia, and must show clear and convincing evidence of emerging stature as regional and national authorities in their field unless their work assignments are specifically at the local or state level.

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

Masters or PhD in veterinary medical biosciences preferred, especially those with and emphasis on poultry.

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
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.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Poultry Veterinarian Residency Program
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Position Starting Date: 
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
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The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


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Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

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