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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Equine Surgical Emergency and Critical Care

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 6th, 2019
Next review date: Friday, Jan 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 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

Veterinarian with advanced training in Equine Surgery. Board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons or European College of Veterinary Surgeons is required. Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care is preferred. PhD or advanced training in research is preferred. Clinical experience and competence in equine surgery and critical care is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required. Documented research record or potential to develop an independent research program in equine surgery is required; emphasis in equine/comparative gastroenterology or emergency surgery/critical care preferred. Must possess outstanding 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 must obtain a University License (California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1) by the time of appointment.
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 Surgical Emergency and Critical Care 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 basic and/or clinically-oriented research program in equine surgery is a fundamental and indispensable requirement of the position, including publication of results in professional/scientific journals. An emphasis on equine/comparative gastroenterology or emergency surgery/critical care is preferred. The individual will provide leadership in directing research projects of residents and/or graduate students.
Service: University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means is required.

SALARY: Dependent on qualifications and experience.

START DATE: Negotiable

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To receive fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by January 31, 2020. Position is open until filled. To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF03250 and submit the following materials: 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experience and career goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement on research plan; 4) a statement of teaching philosophy 5) the names and addresses of four professional references; and 6) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity. 7) authorization to release information form.

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