Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine and Equine Extension
University of Florida
December 19, 2017
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
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 Internal Medicine and Equine Extension. The position is a 12-month, non-tenure track with 50% extension, 47% teaching and 3% service assignment. The appointee extension responsibilities include transferring knowledge and technology from the University of Florida to equine producers, other horse owners, the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) extension faculty, veterinarians, and the agricultural community under the auspices of the Florida IFAS Cooperative Extension Service. This responsibility involves provision of presentations, publications, audio-visual materials, as well as organization of conferences related to equine health. The individual will also be expected to serve as a major communication link among IFAS Cooperative Extension Service, the College of Veterinary Medicine, the horse industry, and equine veterinarians. The appointee teaching responsibilities will include didactic, laboratory, and clinical teaching of professional students and residents in the area of large animal internal medicine. Committee service at the college and national professional level are expected. The appointee will join an experienced medicine section consisting of 4 ACVIM board-certified clinicians. The large animal medicine service is located in a comprehensive teaching hospital and referral center with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. The caseload is predominantly referral and approximately 60 % equine with the balance small ruminants, New World camelids, and production livestock.
The final candidate will be required to provide an 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. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
A DVM or equivalent degree, residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine and demonstrated experience and proficiency in the practice of Equine extension and advanced large animal medicine is required. Candidates will also have demonstrated skills in interpersonal relationships and must be supportive of the University of Florida core values of excellence, diversity, global involvement, and accountability.