The Department of Medicine and Epidemiology in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California-Davis is recruiting for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Cardiology.
Veterinarian (DVM or equivalent) with advanced training in medical and interventional veterinary cardiology is required. Board certification or eligibility in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or ECVIM (subspecialty of cardiology) is required. Advanced research training (MSc/PhD/Post-doctoral Fellowship) is desired but not required. Clinical experience and competence in medical and interventional veterinary cardiology is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required. Documented research record or potential to develop a focused research program related to cardiology is required. 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 at the time of 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).
Teaching: Responsibilities include: 1) participation in lectures and laboratories within the DVM professional curriculum; 2) clinical teaching in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH); 3) participation in the graduate clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH; and 4) participation in the graduate academic programs (MS and PhD) of the campus according to candidate’s interest where applicable.
Clinical: The position includes a 50% clinical commitment to the Cardiology Service in the VMTH. The individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students and residents in the clinical setting; providing excellence in health care and service to patients; and advising and consulting with referring veterinarians and clients.
Research: The development of a creative and productive basic and/or clinically-oriented research program in Cardiology 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/or graduate students.
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 January 20, 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) the names and addresses of four professional references; 4) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity and 5) Authorization to Release Information Form. Application materials must be submitted by using the University’s online submission program, https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03307. This recruitment is conducted at the assistant or associate professor rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistant or associate professor rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications.