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Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Minorities & Females Advertised Salary Commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications Anticipated Start Date 12/01/2021 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job

Posting Date:

09/15/2021 Job

Closing Date:

Open until filled:

Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
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. 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, mailing address, and contact information for three professional references. 

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Jane Quandt, Search Committee Chairperson, by email ( or telephone (706-202-5707). All applications received on or before October 17, 2021, will be fully considered; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

The successful candidate’s employment starting date is negotiable; the position is available immediately. As required by the University of Georgia policy, the successful candidate will be subject to a background investigation.

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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Position Details

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

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree and advanced training in veterinary ophthalmology
Position Summary
The College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, invites applications for a clinical-track (non-tenure track), tenure track, or tenured faculty position in ophthalmology at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. 

The successful candidate will join an ophthalmology service of two board-certified ophthalmologists, three ophthalmology residents, and one to two dedicated full-time technicians. The ophthalmology service maintains a busy and diverse caseload including a substantial equine caseload. 

The major responsibilities for this position are to provide service in ophthalmology in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital; to participate in pre-clinical and clinical training in ophthalmology of professional students, interns, and residents; and to develop a research program, which can be independent and/or collaborative with other faculty members. Proportionate assignments for each area will be based on the interests of the candidate in conjunction with the missions of the ophthalmology program and the Department. The ophthalmologist will participate in out-of-hours emergency duty equitable with other members of the service. Key competencies for potential candidates include astute and personable communication skills and a comfort level with busy canine and equine medical and surgical ophthalmology clinics. Achieving and maintaining a seamless relationship and active participation with our established service and training program is critical.
Additional Requirements
Requirements for appointment for Clinical Assistant, Associate and Full Professors (non-tenure track) can be found in the Guidelines for Appointment and Promotion of Non-tenure Track Clinical Faculty in the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery: resources/documents/SAMS_Guidelines_non-tenure_track_Modified_Oct_31 2012.pdf .

Requirements for appointment for Assistant, Associate and Full Professors (tenure track or tenured) can be found in the Guidelines for Faculty Development in the Department of Small Animal Medicine: resources/documents/Small_Animal_Medicine_and_Surgery 2015.pdf .

To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate or full professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrable national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire. 
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
Candidate should also have board certification or successfully completed a residency-training program accepted by the American or European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? 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 Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes 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.


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    Job Information

    • Job ID: 58860172
    • Location:
      Athens, Georgia, United States
    • Position Title: Open Rank Ophthalmology Faculty
    • Company Name: University of Georgia
    • Job Function: Education
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