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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Equine Theriogenology (tenure track)

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 14th, 2019
Last review date: Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Sunday, Sep 13, 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

The Department of Population, Health and Reproduction in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis, is seeking an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Equine Theriogenology.

SALARY: Dependent on qualifications and experience

QUALIFICATIONS:
Veterinarian with advanced training in Theriogenology. Board certification or eligibility with board certification within two years in the American College of Theriogenologists and/or the European College of Animal Reproduction, or Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (FANZCVS in Equine Reproduction) is required. PhD preferred. Clinical experience and competence in equine reproduction in the clinical setting is required. Competence in equine assisted reproductive techniques; including embryo transfer is required. Demonstrated experience in teaching is required. Documented research record or potential to develop an independent research program in equine theriogenology, and evidence of/potential for securing extramural funding are required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere are required. Leadership skills are preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

Clinical: The position includes a 50% clinical commitment to the Equine Reproduction Service of the VMTH. The individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students and house officers; providing health care and service to patients; and advising and consulting with referring veterinarians and clients.

Research: The development of a creative, independent and productive research program in equine theriogenology is a fundamental and indispensable requirement of the position, including publication of results in professional/scientific journals. Individual 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 September 15, 2019 or until a candidate is identified; 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) Statement of Contributions to Equity and Diversity (addressing past and/or potential contributions to equity and diversity through research, teaching, and/or service); 4) the names and contact information of four professional references not employed at UC Davis. Two additional optional references may be from UC Davis; and 5) Authorization to Release Information Form. Application materials must be submitted by using the University’s online submission program (https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02909).

Questions should be referred to:

Dr. Bart C. Weimer, Department Chair (bcweimer@ucdavis.edu)
Dr. Jim Murray, Recruitment Committee Chair (jdmurray@ucdavis.edu)
ATTN: Casey Raubach (craubach@ucdavis.edu)
Department of Population Health and Reproduction
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California
Davis, CA 95616

The University of California, Davis and the Department of Population Health and Reproduction, 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. 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. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/index.html

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The UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) is a service designed to support departments and deans offices in the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty. Eligibility is limited to full-time Academic Senate Ladder Rank faculty, Cooperative Extension Specialists, and in a few instances, members of the Senior Management Group. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/partner-opp/index.html

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus. The use of smokeless tobacco products and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis-- indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and
learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC Davis conducts a reference check on all finalists for tenured positions. The reference check involves contacting the administration of the applicant’s previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University’s Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UC Davis requires all applicants for any open search for assistant/associate/full professor to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into RECRUIT as part of their application. If an applicant does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists considered for positions with tenure or security of employment will be subject to reference checks.

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Job location

Davis, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 4-6 required (contact information only)