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Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 19th, 2018
Last review date: May 28th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: May 28th, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


QUALIFICATIONS: 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. Broad clinical experience and competence in small animal internal medicine is required. Expertise in performing endoscopy is required. An interest in interventional procedures is desired. Documented research record or potential to develop an independent clinical research program in internal medicine (e.g., immunology, renal disease, endocrinology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, respiratory medicine, etc.) is desired. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching 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 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: Clinical: The position includes an 80% 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, consulting and maintaining excellent communications with referring veterinarians and clients.

Teaching: Responsibilities include: 1) primarily clinical teaching in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH); 2) participation in lectures and laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; and 3) participation in the graduate clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH. Desired didactic and clinical teaching capabilities are in the areas of small animal internal medicine.

Professional Competence: Faculty are expected to advance the discipline of internal medicine within the VMTH and veterinary profession by providing high quality patient care in the hospital environment. The successful applicant is expected to work collegially with other services in the VMTH to promote a team environment.

Creative Scholarship: Faculty are expected to advance the discipline through creative scholarship which is typically derived directly from clinical activities and evaluated in the context of heavy clinical commitment. Contributions to creative scholarship may include publication of scholarly work that advances the discipline and may focus on collaborative clinical research studies, mentorship of residents in clinical research, contributions to professional clinical education, curriculum or training development, or contributions to clinical service through program administration, enhanced clinical care, and community outreach.

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 May 28, 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. This recruitment is conducted at the assistant rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistant rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

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:

Job location

Davis, CA


Document requirements
  • Letter of Intent - a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications and experience and career goals

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 4 required (contact information only)

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