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Position Announcement

Wed Mar 1 10:12:49 EST 1995

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:  Faculty Position in Veterinary Parasitology

The Department of Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The 
University of Georgia, invites applications from qualified 
individuals for a tenure-track position at the Assisstant Professor 
level, which will be available January 1, 1996.  The qualified 
individual will have either a DVM and PhD or the PhD in Parasitology 
or a field closely allied to Veterinary Parasitology.  Preference 
will be given to candidates with post-Ph.D. experience.  The 
applicant must be qualified for appointment to the Graduate Faculty 
of the University of Georgia.  Documented evidence of skills in 
molecular parasitology and classical parasitology are prerequisite to 
employment.  The person will actively engage in all facets of the 
teaching, research, and service programs of the Department.  Assigned 
duties are approximately 50% teaching and 50% research, although the 
time commitment for each is negotiable.  The service commitment 
ordinarily will be fulfilled by way of communication with practicing 
veterinarians and the general public.  Demonstrated achievement 
and/or strong potential for fundable research from extramural sources 
is a requirement, and previous experience in teaching at the 
collegiate level is desirable.  Teaching duties will include serving 
as supervisor for masters and doctoral students as as a committee 
member for graduate students.  The individual will teach one or more 
graduate-level courses based on his/her expertise in classical 
parasitology (Parasitic Protozoa, Helminthology), participate in 
teaching a graduate-level course in Experimental Methods in 
Parasitology, and develop a new course(s) in Molecular Parasitology 
for graduate students.  Participation in the teaching program 
(Veterinary Parasitology I and II) for second-year veterinary 
students is expected.  The person will collaborate with other faculty 
and students within the Department of Parasitology as well as other 
faculty within the College of Veterinary Medicine and serve on 
departmental, college, and university-wide committees.  Salary is 
commensurate with qualifications.  Interested individuals are invited 
to submit a letter of interest stating professional goals and 
interests, a current curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of 3 
references to:  Dr. Annie K. Prestwood, Chair, Search Committee, 
Department of Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The 
University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA.  Deadline for receipt 
of completed applications is August 1, 1995.
The University of Georgia is an affirmtive action/equal opportunity 
employer and applications from minorities and women are invited.       

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