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Job ID: 118956

Assistant or Associate Professor in Large Animal Emergency Surgery and Critical Care
University of Florida


Date Posted Jan. 29, 2019
Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Large Animal Emergency Surgery and Critical Care
University University of Florida
Gainesville, FL, United States
Department Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Equine Medicine/Surgery
    Emergency Medical Care
    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 or Associate Professor in Large Animal Emergency Surgery and Critical Care.

The successful candidate will be joining a team of 5 ACVS and 5 ACVIM faculty, one of which is also board certified in ACVSMR, as well as a full complement of boarded specialists in ACVAA, ACVO, ACVR, ACVIM-cardiology, and ACVIM-neurology. Required qualifications include DVM or equivalent degree and competency in equine and food animal surgery and emergency medicine. The candidate should have excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment with other faculty members, residents and staff.

The hospital caseload is predominantly equine, but includes all large animal species. The primary responsibilities of this position include sharing primary clinical duties for night time and weekend emergencies, strong involvement in resident training, providing clinical instruction to veterinary students, and developing strong relationships with clients and referring veterinarians. Other responsibilities will be commensurate with the appointee’s interest and experience.

The position offers exciting opportunities to work in a collaborative environment to develop an excellent emergency and critical care service with state of the art facilities and equipment. Facilities include three fully equipped surgical suites and advanced imaging. The hospital is staffed with veterinary technicians 24 hours a day to assist with emergency admissions and ongoing patient care.

All applicants must apply online to be considered for the position. For full consideration, qualified applicants for job number 40387 are invited to submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference online at https://apply.interfolio.com/57337. Email inquiries to Dr. Alison Morton, Search Committee Chair (mortona@ufl.edu) are welcome, however, all application materials must be submitted online. Rank and salary will be based upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.

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 http://www.naces.org/.

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.


  • 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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Contact Information

 
  • Glen Mapes
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    University of Florida
    PO Box 100136
    Gainesville, FL 32610-0126
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  • 352-294-4222
  • mapesg@ufl.edu

 

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