Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Diagnostic Imaging
University of Georgia
Location: Athens, Georgia
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
For all candidates, salary and entry rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications.
2 openings available.
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Diagnostic Imaging. The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for two faculty positions in small animal diagnostic imaging at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. All candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree, have completed an approved residency of the American College of Veterinary Radiology or the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, and have board certification or be eligible for board certification. To be considered for the tenure track or tenured faculty ranks, documented research productivity commensurate with rank and an interest in developing a research program is required. For all candidates, salary and entry rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications.
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.
The major responsibilities of this position are to teach and provide service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, to teach pre-clinical didactic and laboratory courses in diagnostic imaging to veterinary students, to actively participate in the training of diagnostic imaging and other house officers, and to develop a research program, which can be independent and/or collaborative with other faculty members. Proportionate assignments for each area are based on the interests of the candidate, faculty assignment, and the missions of the Diagnostic Imaging program and the Department.
Successful candidates will join two full-time radiologists. Locum tenens support in ultrasound, and virtual locum tenens support of service and resident training with VetCT, will continue until all diagnostic imaging faculty positions are filled. Our team includes four residents (starting July 2022), eight skilled registered veterinary technicians (two VTS-DI), a veterinary assistant, a PRN MRI technologist, and a full time diagnostic imaging systems administrator. The goal is to have five full-time radiologists. The service currently enjoys the following equipment: a Siemens Skyra 3.0 Tesla MRI magnet and Siemens Somatom Sensation 64 slice CT, both of which accommodate large and small animals; GE Logiq-S8, Canon Aplio i700 and Toshiba Xario; Canon fluoroscopy, Canon digital radiography (3 DR Rooms), Canon RadPro portable DR unit; a dedicated interventional radiology suite with OEC 9900 Elite mobile C-arm fluoroscopy; IS2 Research NuCamma SR 53cm x 39 cm Free Floater gamma camera (Mirage nuclear medicine software); integrated DICOM viewing and archival system (Hyland NilRead viewer and Mach 7 VNA); and MedQ RIS and Reporting software.
The University of Georgia is located in Athens, Georgia, and is approximately a one-hour drive going northeast from Atlanta. The campus is the nation's first chartered state-supported university and home of excellent academic programs, the Peabody Awards, and nationally recognized athletic teams. Athens is centered among beautiful surrounding counties with quaint towns, rural landscapes, and rich history. The area abounds in local art, music, literature, and theater, and offers many performances by national and international touring artists (https://www.visitathensga.com/media/rankings-press-coverages/ and https://www.visitathensga.com/). The cost of living in Athens compares favorably with much of the rest of the country, ranking 17.6% lower than the U.S. average http://www.bestplaces.net/zip-code/georgia/athens/30601.
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. Please apply at: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/260068
Questions regarding the position may be directed to (firstname.lastname@example.org) or telephone (706-202-5707). All applications received on or before July 1, 2022, 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.
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 (email@example.com). Please do not contact the Department or search committee with such requests.