Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor or Clinical Lecturer of Large Animal Surgery – Gainesville, FL

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor or Clinical Lecturer of Large Animal Surgery

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL


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Job Description:

The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, invites applications for a non-tenure track, full-time faculty position at the rank ofClinical Assistant/Associate Professor or Clinical Lecturer of Large Animal Surgery. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree.

The appointee will join an experienced surgery section consisting of six ACVS board-certified clinicians. One of the six surgeons is a dedicated emergency clinician who oversees 70% of large animal after-hours emergency cases. The caseload is primarily referral-based, made up of about 80% equine and 20% small ruminants, camelids, and other production livestock. The large animal surgery service is located in a comprehensive teaching hospital and referral center with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. In addition to the comprehensive Large Animal Hospital at the Gainesville campus, the University of Florida Veterinary Hospital at the World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida is due to open this spring. The new hospital will extend sports medicine, diagnostic imaging and rehabilitation services to equine athletes at the World Equestrian Center.  Florida boasts the third largest horse population and is home to a thriving equine industry spanning all disciplines of equine activities, generating an $11.7 billion annual state economic impact.  Excellent weather and abundant recreational opportunities makes central Florida an ideal place to live.

The appointee would be assigned 65-85% of their time in clinics. Duties include management of referral and direct access surgery cases, day-time emergency surgical support, and providing consultations to other services as required. Participation in a shared after-hours roster is expected. Teaching responsibilities include involvement in the large animal surgery clerkship and other relevant courses in the professional curriculum. Active participation in the residency and internship training programs and the contribution to the improvement of clinical instruction and service is expected. Opportunities for independent or collaborative research activities exist. The appointee is expected to be involved in professional outreach, committee service, and curriculum development.

Expected Salary:

Rank and salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree.

Preferred Qualifications:The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and proficiency in the practice of large animal surgery, including horses and farm animals.  An interest in soft tissue and general surgery is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applicants for job number 520149 must apply online through Careers at UF in order to be considered for the position. For full consideration, a curriculum vitae, names of three persons who can provide letters of reference, and a statement of career goals must be submitted online. Applications should be received by August 21, 2022. All correspondence should be directed to Dr. McCarrel at [email protected].

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

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.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required:Yes


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