The Department of Population Health of the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine encompasses a diverse workforce that is dedicated to the betterment of animal health and welfare in support of a sustainable and economically viable food supply. The Department of Population Health encompasses the Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Food and Animal Health and Management Program, Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study and Laboratory Animal Medicine Program. The Department, which is forward-thinking, growing, varied in interests and membership, seeks a visionary and energetic leader, who is an experienced and accomplished academician and educator to serve as its next Department Head. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the department’s academic missions in instruction, research and clinical service, including hiring of departmental faculty and staff, promoting the success and career progression of faculty, staff and students, and management of the department’s fiscal resources and facilities in compliance with all applicable regulations and policies.
Required qualifications are the PhD, DVM or equivalent degree, and accomplishments to qualify for hire at the rank of tenured Professor. Demonstrable success in budgetary and administrative management and dedication to the creation of a diverse and inclusive workplace also are required. An advanced graduate degree (MS or PhD) and demonstrated success in production animal research or clinical medicine are preferred. The successful candidate will have a strong record of achievement in scholarly work and professional or graduate education and evidence of effective leadership skills and dedication to veterinary and graduate student education.
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
Applications: The application packet should include a cover letter detailing the applicant’s credentials and experience and address how this background has prepared the candidate for the position as it relates to instruction, research and/or clinical services; a current Curriculum vitae; and contact information for three referees. Please apply at https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/273851.
The UGA College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to enhancing the diversity, equity, and inclusion of the College and the veterinary profession. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths/experiences in these areas as it relates to teaching, research and/or service in their cover letter.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Sharron Quisenberry, search committee chairperson, by email (Sharron.Quisenberry@uga.edu) or telephone (706-542-5734). All applications received on or before October 10, 2022, will be fully considered; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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 ( http://vet.uga.edu/principlesofcommunity ) .
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. As such, the University of Georgia is especially interested in candidates who c an contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. We not only strongly encourage women, minorities and other diverse candidates to apply for this position, but we also maintain that all candidates should share our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (HRWeb@uga.edu).
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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (firstname.lastname@example.org).