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Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor - Department of Infectious Diseases

Application Window

Open date: January 14th, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Feb 4, 2022 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

The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, is currently recruiting a faculty position is in the Health Sciences Clinical series at the rank of Assistant Professor. Appointees to the Health Sciences Clinical series are required to teach, participate in university service, provide direct patient care, and engage in creative work.

Applicants must be a US Citizen, have M.D./D.O. degree, be Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Board Certified/Board eligible in Infectious Diseases, and be eligible for medical licensure in the State of California. Candidates must have experience in benchtop research, preferably in mycology and have strong clinical skills in management of Infectious Diseases. Successful candidates will see patients in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. Experience in or the ability to teach and supervise medical students, residents and fellows is required. The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment is required.

The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to quality patient care, medical education, antimicrobial stewardship, and research. They will have training in academic pursuits, be dedicated to continued scholarship, and bring strong interpersonal skills and a history of collaborating across a broad range of medical specialties. They should also bring leadership skills to lead an ASP team, including a full time Infectious Diseases Pharmacist and other infectious diseases staff, to ensure ASP competence, a collaborative work environment, and excellence in patient care and outcomes.
Responsibilities will include monitoring trends in antimicrobial use, identifying priority areas for ASP, implement strategies to improve antimicrobial use, and lead and grow ASP efforts at VANCHCS. Additional duties include providing infectious diseases consultation, trainee supervision and education. VANCHCS is affiliated with the University of California, Davis School of Medicine and will have a faculty appointment at the University of California, Davis, Department of Internal Medicine.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must be a US Citizen, have M.D./D.O. degree, be Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Board Certified/Board eligible in Infectious Diseases, and be eligible for medical licensure in the State of California. Candidates must have experience in benchtop research, preferably in mycology and have strong clinical skills in management of Infectious Diseases. Successful candidates will see patients in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. Experience in or the ability to teach and supervise medical students, residents and fellows is required. The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment is required.

Preferred qualifications

The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to quality patient care, medical education, antimicrobial stewardship, and research. They will have training in academic pursuits, be dedicated to continued scholarship, and bring strong interpersonal skills and a history of collaborating across a broad range of medical specialties. They should also bring leadership skills to lead an ASP team, including a full time Infectious Diseases Pharmacist and other infectious diseases staff, to ensure ASP competence, a collaborative work environment, and excellence in patient care and outcomes.

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
  • 5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04610

Help contact: srcolorafi@ucdavis.edu

Campus Information

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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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