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Job ID: 205397

Assistant or Associate Professor of Cardiology
University of California

Date Posted Feb. 10, 2023
Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Cardiology
University University of California
Davis, CA, United States
Department VM: Medicine and Epidemiology
Application Deadline Mar. 12, 2023
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Cardiology & Cardiovascular Science

POSITION AVAILABLE:      Assistant or Associate Professor of Cardiology

SALARY:  The current base pay range is $160,900 - $208,700.  Other components of pay may be offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience.


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 translational cardiology 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 30-50% 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. Experience working with large animal models of cardiovascular disease and promoting translational cardiology is desired.  Documented research experience with preclinical and clinical trials utilizing novel therapeutics is desired. Interest or prior experiences with cardiovascular research in non-human primates is desired.

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

Professional Competence:  Will advance the discipline of cardiology within the VMTH, as well as locally and nationally, through participation and leadership in providing high quality patient care in the hospital environment.  Expected to establish reputation for clinical excellence locally, regionally, and nationally, depending upon level of appointment. Applicants must demonstrate clinical competence in medical and interventional cardiology.

APPLICATION PROCESS:   To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by March 12, 2023; 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 applicant’s research program/or interests; 4) a statement of clinical and didactic teaching philosophy; 5) the names and addresses of four professional references; 6) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity and 7) Authorization to Release Information Form. Application materials must be submitted by using the University’s online submission program,

  • 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 is a smoke and tobacco free campus. UC Davis supports family friendly recruitments:

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Contact Information

  • Pamela Mazanet
    VM: Medicine and Epidemiology
    University of California-Davis
    One Shields Ave.
    2108 Tupper Hall
    Davis, CA 95616


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