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Assistant/Associate Adjunct Professor

Application Window

Open date: June 1st, 2021

Last review date: Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021 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: Friday, Dec 31, 2021 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.

Position description

The Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine seeks to fill one full-time position in the Assistant or Associate Adjunct Professor Series with responsibilities that include: a) The primary teaching responsibility will be to both medical and undergraduate gross anatomy. Additional contributions to microscopic anatomy, neuroanatomy, and developmental anatomy would be possible, and b) conducting original research in the field of professional student education, and c) fulfilling service obligations related to the educational mission.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or an equivalent professional degree, and have documented success in some or all of the following areas as related to Human Anatomy and Cell Biology: a) innovative teaching methods for medical students and large enrollment undergraduate courses, b) use of evidence-based teaching practices, and c) the ability to identify, assess, and develop effective teaching strategies for diverse student populations (i.e. ethnic minority, first generation college students, etc.). Teaching will take place on both the UC Davis Health campus in Sacramento and the main UC Davis campus in Davis.

The successful candidate will ultimately have a leadership role in the scholarship of teaching and learning as well as working with other faculty to develop, implement, and assess new pedagogical initiatives. The appointee will also be expected to demonstrate continued professional growth. Examples of professional growth include the following contributions and achievements: a) pedagogical or curricular innovation, b) professional activity in professional organizations, c) research and publication in the appointee's subject-matter discipline, and d) academic leadership within the department and beyond. Candidates must also have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially in team-taught courses within a diverse environment and adhere to the University policies and procedures.

For full consideration, applications must be completed by July 6, 2021. The position will remain open until filled, but no later than December 31, 2021. Application packages should be submitted online through https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF04209 and should include the following:

A one-page cover letter detailing qualifications for this position
Curriculum Vitae
Research Statement
Statement of Teaching Accomplishment and Philosophy
Statement of Contributions for Diversity
3-5 letters or recommendation
UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are
legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as
specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis
positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or an equivalent professional degree, and have documented success in some or all of the following areas as related to Human Anatomy and Cell Biology: a) innovative teaching methods for large enrollment undergraduate courses, b) use of evidence-based teaching practices, and c) the ability to identify, assess, and develop effective teaching strategies for diverse student populations (i.e. ethnic minority, first generation college students, etc.).

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion 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 statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04209

Help contact: jlrossi@ucdavis.edu

Campus Information

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Davis, CA