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Lecturer in Physiology
University of Georgia

Date Posted May 21, 2024
Title Lecturer in Physiology
University University of Georgia
Athens, GA, United States
Department Physiology and Pharmacology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Physiology/Human Physiology
    Biomedical Sciences
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 ( 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
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, founded in 1946, is dedicated to training future veterinarians, providing services to animal owners and veterinarians, and conducting investigations to improve the health of animals as well as people. The college benefits pets and their owners, food-producing animals, and wildlife by offering the highest quality hospital and diagnostic laboratory services. Equipped with the most technologically advanced facilities located on a university campus, the college is dedicated to safeguarding public health by studying emerging infectious diseases that affect both animal and human health.

The College of Veterinary Medicine values all members of the university community, recognizing that differences in experience and culture can only lead to a more well-rounded, accepting academic environment as embodied in our Principles of Community


Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must have a doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, DVM, MD/DO, DVMDDS/DMD, PharmD, OD) for their respective field or the minimum of a Masters degree for fields such as nurse practitioner, physician assistant, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or others. 
Position Summary
The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia is expanding our teaching faculty to meet the needs of our growing educational programs. We seek an energetic and innovative educator to teach upper-level undergraduate students in our new Biomedical Physiology program. We have a diverse group of highly motivated students who commonly focus on gaining admission to graduate training programs, particularly in human healthcare. You will teach the equivalent of up to three 3-credit hour courses per academic term, participate in the development of new course materials, and supervise teaching assistants. There may also be opportunities to participate in the administration of our undergraduate program and to contribute to the teaching missions of our graduate and veterinary medicine program.  The position will interact with students and other CVM faculty and staff.  Decisions can impact student learning and the program. High level of autonomy. 


Additional Requirements

  • Candidates must have excellent communication skills.
  • A minimum of one year of experience teaching physiology at the undergraduate, graduate, or professional school level is required.
  • Candidates without a terminal degree required for the rank of Lecturer must document exceptional accomplishments in a discipline area related to the position’s responsibilities and must be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

  • Evidence of teaching excellence using active learning methods in both small and large group settings is highly desirable.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated ability to teach multiple areas of physiology. Being able to teach pathophysiology or pharmacology is also desirable.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with clinical backgrounds.
  • For candidates in fields requiring the minimum of a Masters degree, preference will be given to candidates with a doctoral degree appropriate to their field.


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Contact Information

  • Mandy Grizzle
    Physiology and Pharmacology
    University of Georgia
    501 D.W. Brooks Drive
    Room 2121
    Athens, GA 30602
  • (706) 542-5855


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