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Location:  Gainesville, Florida

Institution:  University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine

The Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine at the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, has an opening for two clinical track positions in Anesthesiology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Overall expectations within the anesthesiology service are to make significant contributions to and enhance the quality of the college programs in teaching and the hospital operation and to advance anesthesia research in the department. The main clinical responsibility of this position is provision of anesthesia for large, small, and exotic animal patients of the University of Florida Veterinary Hospitals. This includes pre-operative assessment and management, intra-operative management, and post-operative care.  It also includes shared after-hours duty with other tenure and clinical-track anesthesia faculty members. The successful candidates are expected to support primary care veterinarians through care of their patients, consultation, and communications. Major teaching responsibilities include didactic and clinical instruction of professional veterinary students and training of anesthesia residents.

The successful candidates are also expected to initiate and participate in collaborative research efforts in keeping with the candidate’s training, knowledge, experience, and interest, as well as the Department’s long-range plans. Opportunities exist for participation in graduate program training and collaborations with established research programs within and outside of the College of Veterinary Medicine. The Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals at the University of Florida are well-equipped, practice progressive medicine, and are uniquely situated in close proximity to the UF Health Shands Hospitals and research centers, thereby fostering inter-disciplinary collaborations. Additional expected service activities for this position include committee participation within the Department, College and University, local, state, national, and international professional organizations, and editorial service for scientific and trade journals.


Required Qualifications for this position is a DVM or equivalent degree from an approved institution and completion of residency training from an ACVAA approved anesthesia program at the time of employment. Excellent communication skills and ability to work with faculty, technicians, students, staff, referring veterinarians, and clients is essential.


All applicants must apply online through Careers at UF in order to be considered for the position. For full consideration, applications for job number 60317 should include a curriculum vitae, names of three persons who can provide letters of reference, and a statement of career goals must be submitted online. Applications must be received by July 19, 2021.

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For further information regarding these positions, the applicants should contact Dr. Darryl Heard, Search Committee chair (

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 educational 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. 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.