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Job ID: 150658

Clinical Assistant Professor of Large Animal Surgery
University of Florida

Date Posted Dec. 4, 2020
Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Large Animal Surgery
University University of Florida
Gainesville, FL, United States
Department Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Surgery/Surgical Sciences
    Equine Medicine/Surgery
    Veterinary Medicine - General

The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, invites applications for a clinical-track, full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Large Animal Surgery. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree. The appointee will join an experienced surgery section consisting of 5 ACVS board-certified clinicians. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and proficiency in the practice of large animal surgery, including horses and farm animals. An interest in soft tissue surgery is preferred. The large animal surgery service is located in a comprehensive teaching hospital and referral center with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. The caseload is primarily referral-based, made up of about 80% equine and 20% small ruminants, camelids, and other production livestock.

The appointee would be assigned approximately 75% of their time in clinics. Duties include management of referral and direct access surgery cases, day-time emergency surgical support, and providing consultations to other services as required. Participation in a shared after-hours roster is expected. Teaching responsibilities include involvement in the large animal surgery clerkship and other relevant courses in the professional curriculum. Active participation in the residency and internship training programs and the contribution to the improvement of clinical instruction and service is expected. Opportunities for independent or collaborative research activities exist. The appointee is expected to be involved in professional outreach, committee service, and curriculum development. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience.

All applicants for job number 67546 must apply online through Careers at UF in order to be considered for the position. A curriculum vitae, names of three persons who can provide letters of reference, and a statement of career goals must be submitted online at Applications should be received by January 3, 2021 or until the position is filled. All correspondence should be directed to Dr. Alison Morton at

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

  • The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

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