Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Zoological Companion Animal Medicine and Surgery

SALARY:  Dependent on qualifications and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Veterinarian with advanced clinical training and experience in zoological companion animal medicine and surgery. Board certification by the American College of Zoological Medicine required. Advanced degree in research (MS and/or PhD) preferred. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching in both clinical and didactic settings is required. Documented research record or potential to develop a focused research program in the discipline of zoological companion animal medicine or surgery is required. The individual must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere. A valid license to practice veterinary medicine in California is required before employment (California Business and Professions Code Section 4846-4857). Individuals not eligible for a full California license can obtain a University License (California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teaching: Responsibilities include: 1) participation in lectures and laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum with the focus on zoological companion animal medicine and surgery; 2) clinical teaching of veterinary students in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH); 3) participation in the graduate ACZM clinical (resident) training programs of the VMTH; and 4) participation in the graduate academic programs (MS; PhD; MPVM) of the campus.

Clinical: This position includes a 50% clinical commitment to the Companion Exotic Animal Medicine and Surgery Service of the VMTH. The individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students and house officers; providing health care and service to patients; and advising and consulting with referring veterinarians and clients.

Research:  The development of a creative, productive basic and/or clinically-oriented research program in the discipline of zoological companion animal medicine and surgery is a fundamental and indispensable requirement of the position, including publication of results in professional/scientific journals. Individuals will provide leadership in directing research projects of residents and graduate students. Highest consideration will be given to those with an established research focus.

Service:  University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means is required.

APPLICATION PROCESS:   To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by June 15, 2020; position open until filled. Interested applicants should submit 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications and experience and career goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement summarizing the candidate’s research program/or interests; 4) a statement summarizing the candidate’s teaching and teaching philosophy; 5) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity; 6) Authorization to Release Information Form; and 7) the names and addresses of four professional references.  Application materials must be submitted by using the University’s online submission program, https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03501.

The University of California, Davis and the Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments: https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/work-life

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