The College of Veterinary Medicine (www.vet.uga.edu) at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time academic position as Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs. The Associate Dean reports directly to the Dean and provides leadership and oversight for the extramural and intramural research programs of the College, promotes research development by working with faculty to enhance research funding, serves as College liaison with the University of Georgia Research Foundation, and the Office of the Vice President for Research. The Associate Dean administers and promotes graduate education in the College through the oversight of graduate faculty appointments and graduate courses.
The Associate Dean serves as the Director of the Veterinary Medical Experiment Station, which is a state-funded budgetary entity with the mission to conduct research and provide scientific training focused on the improvement of animal and human health. Administrative responsibilities involve managing and coordinating College research resources and setting animal health research priorities.
The Associate Dean is the responsible administrator for the College’s Animal Health Research Center (AHRC). The AHRC (www.vet.uga.edu/ahrc) is one of the most technologically advanced ABSL3 and BSL3Ag facilities in the United States dedicated to studying a wide variety of infectious diseases that affect both animal and human health.
Each application should include a curriculum vitae and cover letter, and contact information for three references. Additionally, applicants should arrange for the submission of a minimum of three letters of reference to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for receipt of applications for full consideration is December 17, 2018. All applicants must apply online at https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/33955. Questions regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Keith Harris, chair of the search committee, to email@example.com.
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). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.
Requirements for the position include: a DVM (or equivalent) and extensive research experience, or a PhD (or equivalent) in an appropriate veterinary/biomedical area, and academic achievement commensurate with appointment to the rank of professor. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, experience in leadership and management, and an established record of obtaining extramural funds and training of graduate students. Candidates must show clear and convincing evidence of high levels of attainment, as appropriate for the position’s duties. Candidates must also demonstrate national or international recognition in their field, as well as the likelihood of maintaining that stature.
Internal Number: F0198P
About University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, founded in 1946, is dedicated to training future veterinarians, providing services to animal owners and veterinarians, and conducting investigations to improve the health of animals as well as people. The college benefits pets and their owners, food-producing animals, and wildlife by offering the highest quality hospital and diagnostic laboratory services. Equipped with the most technologically advanced facilities located on a university campus, the college is dedicated to safeguarding public health by studying emerging infectious diseases that affect both animal and human health.