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CAHFS Tulare Pathologist

Application Window

Open date: September 14th, 2021

Last review date: Sunday, Oct 31, 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: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 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

Diagnostic Pathologist. Asst/Assoc/Full Professor of Clinical Anatomic Pathology in the California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory System (CAHFS) and Department of Pathology Microbiology & Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis. The successful candidate will be working at the CAHFS laboratory in Tulare, CA. In addition to diagnostic responsibilities, there is a potential future leadership opportunity as Branch Chief for individuals appointed at Assoc/Full Professor level who have prior administrative/management experience. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

DVM or equivalent degree with experience in mammalian/avian diseases required. Board certification or eligibility for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP) required. Renewal for the 4th year of appointment requires ACVP or ECVP board certification. Demonstrated ability in diagnostic anatomic pathology required. Demonstrated experience in diagnostic disciplines, disease investigation and experience in diagnostic interpretation required. PhD degree in veterinary pathology or related field preferred. Knowledge of quality assurance, and bacteriology desired. The successful candidate will have: i) excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively communicate with veterinarians, producers, and government agencies; ii) client-focused, service-oriented approach to diagnostics; iii) demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere, and iv) demonstrated (or potential) accomplishment in areas contributing to diversity and inclusion. UC Davis is committed to supporting a diverse community of scholars with an emphasis on recruiting faculty who will contribute substantively to diversity.

Diagnostic Service: The candidate will function primarily as a diagnostic pathologist in the CAHFS laboratory located in Tulare, CA. The diagnostic caseload includes a variety of livestock and avian species with an emphasis on disease conditions affecting cattle and commercial poultry. Timely interaction with veterinarians and livestock producers is an integral part of this position.

Research: Creative use of diagnostic case material including publication of results in appropriate journals is essential.

Teaching: The incumbent(s) will have limited local teaching responsibilities to veterinary and graduate students. Opportunities exist to teach in the DVM curriculum on the UC Davis campus.

Service: University and public service through departmental, school and university committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education, and other appropriate activities is required.

To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by October 31, 2021; position open until filled. Interested applicants should submit 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experiences, career goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of diversity and inclusion; and 4) the names and addresses of five professional references. Application material is to be submitted by using the University’s online submission program at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF04314.

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The University of California, Davis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC non-discrimination policy.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

DVM or equivalent degree with experience in mammalian/avian diseases required.

Board certification or eligibility for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP) required.

Demonstrated ability in diagnostic anatomic pathology required.

Demonstrated experience in diagnostic disciplines, disease investigation and experience in diagnostic interpretation required.

The successful candidate will have: i) excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively communicate with veterinarians, producers and government agencies; ii) client-focused, service-oriented approach to diagnostics; iii) demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere, and iv) demonstrated (or potential) accomplishment in areas contributing to diversity and inclusion. UC Davis is committed to supporting a diverse community of scholars with an emphasis on recruiting faculty who will contribute substantively to diversity.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Knowledge of quality assurance and bacteriology desired.

Preferred qualifications

PhD degree in veterinary pathology or related field preferred.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • 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
  • 5-7 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04314

Help contact: slhein@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

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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

Tulare, CA