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 Small Animal Internal Medicine.
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 is desired but not required. Clinical experience and competence in small animal internal medicine is required. Highest consideration will be given to those individuals with a small animal medicine and research focus in small animal endocrinology; another sub-discipline of small animal medicine that aligns with our service needs (infectious, immune-mediated, or respiratory disease) will be given high consideration. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required. Documented research record or potential to develop a focused research program in a designated sub-discipline of internal medicine 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 in 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. Desired didactic and clinical teaching capabilities are in the areas of small animal internal medicine.
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 and productive basic and/or clinically-oriented research program in Internal Medicine 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.
APPLICATION PROCESS: To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2019; 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/JPF03086. 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.