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Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 17th, 2019
Next review date: Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.

Description

POSITION AVAILABLE: Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology

SALARY: Dependent on qualifications and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS: Veterinarian (DVM or equivalent) with advanced training in dermatology is required. Board certification or credentials accepted by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) or the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD) is required. Clinical experience and competence in dermatology is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required. Documented clinical research record with evidence of ability for ongoing creative scholarship in dermatology or potential thereof 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).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Clinical: The position includes a 70% clinical commitment to the Dermatology Service in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). The individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students and residents; providing health care and service to patients; and advising and consulting with referring veterinarians and clients.

Teaching: Responsibilities include: 1) participation in lectures and laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; 2) clinical teaching in the VMTH; and 3) participation in the graduate clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH.

Professional Competence: Will advance the discipline of dermatology 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 a reputation for clinical excellence locally, regionally, and nationally, depending upon level of appointment. Must demonstrate clinical competence and be recognized for accomplishment in a focused area of clinical practice.

Creative Scholarship: Creative/scholarly activities are required, but in view of the increased responsibilities for clinical service and teaching, the type of scholarly activity may focus primarily on integrating/improving clinical care, conducting clinical research studies, and/or improving veterinary medical education. Creative scholarship is expected to advance the clinical discipline through creation and dissemination of new knowledge with documentation in peer-reviewed publications.

Service: University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means is required. Active participation and engagement in developing/maintaining continuing education activities of the VMTH as it relates to dermatology are required.

APPLICATION PROCESS: To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by October 7, 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) a statement on the applicant’s teaching philosophy; 4) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity; and 5) the names and addresses of four professional references. Application materials must be submitted by using the University’s online submission program, https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02903.

The University of California, Davis and the Department of Veterinary 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. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany a faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age.

At UC Davis, a Work Life program has been in place since January 2003. A group of Faculty Advisors for Work Life was established in 2007 to help publicize and inform the faculty about the programs, policies, and resources associated with work life/life changes. This group of advisors represents various academic units (colleges, schools, divisions) on the campus. The following summarizes the programs and updated UC policy (http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/index.html ).

For questions regarding how these policies/programs affect academic appointees, contact: Lisa Brodkey, Director Faculty Relations and Development, (530) 752-7643.

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Job location

Davis, California

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Requirements

Document requirements
  • Letter of Intent - 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 Teaching - A statement of teaching philosophy

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 4 required (contact information only)