Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor, Theriogenology
University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 526878
The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida invites applications for a clinical-track, full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Comparative Theriogenology (Reproduction). Principal duties and responsibilities will include providing in-house and ambulatory clinical service for the Reproduction Service of the large animal and small animal hospitals. Predominant species seen in our hospitals include, but are not limited to, equine, small ruminants, and canine. Instruction of veterinary students and theriogenology residents is a significant component of the position. The individual will share after-hours duty with the faculty members in the service. Participation in veterinary didactic teaching, seminars, and rounds is also required. The appointee is expected to be involved in professional outreach, committee service, and curriculum development. Opportunities for independent or collaborative research activities exist. Overall expectations are to make significant contributions to enhance the quality of the college programs in teaching, research, and clinical service. Opportunities exist for candidates with skills in assisted reproductive technologies in equine and canine species.
The UF Veterinary Hospitals are a major referral center in the area of central Florida and beyond, which offer a wide range of expertise in many specialties, including theriogenology. The Small and Large Animal hospitals have state of the art facilities and equipment, which are constantly upgraded. The small animal case load in our hospital, including the satellite practice in Ocala, is now the second highest in the nation among academic hospitals, and continues to grow. Florida is the third largest state in terms of horse population with a nearly $12 billion economic impact. Located in the heart of heart of horse country, unique opportunities exist to serve industry clientele with close proximity to the World Equestrian Center, the UF Equine Sciences Center and the Horse Teaching Unit. Proximity to the Department of Animal Sciences, as well as the College of Medicine, encourages collaboration with scientists and clinicians from other areas than veterinary medicine. Excellent weather and abundant recreational opportunities make central Florida an ideal place to live.
The 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.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. 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.
Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Clinical experience in comparative reproduction, mainly in equine and canine species, is required.