ECC Residency/Fellowship

University of Georgia
July 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:$55,000 - $65,000
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S10786P

Working Title ECC Residency/Fellowship Department VetMed-Large Animal Medicine About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https: // www. The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan GDCP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Full Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information

Mon – Fri / 8am – 5pm / some evenings and weekends

Advertised Salary $55,000 - $65,000 Posting Date 08/01/2023 Open until filled Yes Closing Date Proposed Starting Date 07/15/2024 Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Policy Statement

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 ([email protected]).

Position Information

Classification Title Veterinary/Animal Science Professional

FLSA Exempt FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications Position Summary

The University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine is an American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care approved residency training facility for large animal resident (3 years) and fellowship (2 years) programs. This is an intermediate position structured to suit applicants who have completed entry-level DVM positions (internship and residency) prior to applying for faculty positions or private practice equivalent. The caseload is approximately 85% equine, the remainder being primarily small ruminants, new world camelids, and cattle. The incumbent will be mentored by two emergency and critical care clinicians (DACVECC-LA/DACVS-LA). The emergency critical care service is supported by four surgery clinicians, four internal medicine clinicians, two-three surgery residents, three internal medicine residents, and three rotating interns. On completion of the program, the incumbent will have completed the requirements for credentialing to take the board certification exam in large animal emergency and critical care.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

  • The incumbent will have a valid license (regular Georgia or faculty) to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Georgia or be willing to obtain and maintain a valid license (regular Georgia or faculty) to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Georgia.
  • Establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with faculty and technical administrative staff.
  • Communicate effectively with referring veterinarians, house officers, and veterinary students.
  • Professional – to be considered for the residency position, incumbent will have a DVM or equivalent degree; have 4 years post-DVM clinical experience with preference for significant experience in clinical, laboratory, and didactic teaching of veterinary students including the completion of an equine or large animal surgery or medicine residency approved by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons or Internal Medicine, respectively.
  • Motivation to be an active and integral part of a busy large animal teaching hospital service.
  • Physical Demands

  • Normal working conditions for a veterinary environment.
  • Lift 50 lbs.
  • Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? Yes Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes Credit and P-Card policy

    Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.




  • Participate in the Large Animal Emergency Critical Care Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital
  • Percentage of time 50 Duties/Responsibilities


  • Participate in clinical teaching of veterinary students, interns, and residents.
  • The incumbent will participate primarily in the department's relevant large animal emergency critical care rotations.
  • A small amount of classroom and laboratory teaching in veterinary student courses will also be needed.
  • Instructional responsibilities will be primarily under the supervision of the two emergency and critical care clinicians.
  • Percentage of time 40 Duties/Responsibilities

    Scholarly activity:

  • The incumbent will participate in scholarly activity and needed to complete at least one original manuscript during their program.
  • Percentage of time 10

    Contact Information

    Recruitment Contact

    Contact Details

    For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.

    Recruitment Contact Name Stacey Hilliard Recruitment Contact Email [email protected] Recruitment Contact Phone 7065426326

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