POSITION AVAILABLE: Assistant Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine
SALARY: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
Veterinarian with advanced training in Small Animal Internal Medicine is required. Board certification or eligibility in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or ECVIM (Internal Medicine) is required. A PhD degree is desired, but not required. Clinical experience and competence in small animal internal medicine is required. A research focus in gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreatology, or infectious/immune diseases in small animals is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required. Documented research record or potential to develop an independent research program in either gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreatology, or infectious/immune disease in small animals 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 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)
Teaching: Responsibilities include: 1) participation in lectures and laboratories in the DVM 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. Desired didactic and clinical teaching capabilities are in the areas of gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreatology, or infectious/immune diseases.
Clinical: The position includes a 50% clinical commitment to the Small Animal Internal Medicine 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, independent and productive basic and/or clinically oriented research program in gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreatology, or infectious/immune diseases of small animals 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.
Service: University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means is required.
To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by June 22, 2018; 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 and 4) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity. Application materials must be submitted by using the University’s online submission program, https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02082 This recruitment is conducted at the assistant rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistant rank regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications.