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Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology or Health Sciences Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology

Application Window

Open date: December 28, 2022

Next review date: Monday, Jan 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, May 31, 2023 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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical: The position has a 70 (Professor of Clinical series) or 90% (Health Sciences Clinical Professor series) clinical commitment to the Anesthesiology Service of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), including night and weekend coverage, shared with other anesthesiologists and 5 anesthesia residents. The individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students, house officers and technicians; providing health care and service to patients; and advising and consulting with referring veterinarians and clients.

Teaching: The primary teaching responsibility will be direct daily supervision and instruction of senior students and house officers rotating through the Anesthesiology and Community Surgery services. Other responsibilities will include: 1) participation in lectures and/or laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; and 2) participation in all aspects of the didactic and graduate clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH.

Professional Competence: Advance the discipline within the VMTH, as well as locally and nationally, through participation and leadership in providing high quality patient care in the hospital environment. Expected to establish a reputation for clinical excellence locally, regionally and nationally. Must demonstrate clinical competence and be recognized for accomplishment in a focused area of clinical practice. ACVAA or ECVAA certification and maintenance of certification required for appointment at or promotion to the Associate rank.

Creative Scholarship: Creative/scholarly activities are required for individuals in both series. Faculty in the Professor of Clinical series are expected to advance the clinical discipline through creation and dissemination of new knowledge with documentation in peer-reviewed publications. The type of scholarly activity may focus primarily on integrating/improving clinical care, conducting clinical research studies, and/or improving veterinary medical education.

Although creative scholarship is an expectation for faculty in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series, it is typically derived from clinical teaching and professional service activities. Examples of activities qualifying as creative scholarship in this series include participation in the advancement of professional education; publication of case reports or clinical reviews; development of or contributions to administration (supervision) of a clinical service; or development of or contributions to clinical guidelines or pathways.

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 (July 2023 desired)

APPLICATION PROCESS: To receive fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by January 30th, 2023. Position is open until filled. To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF05466 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 of clinical didactic teaching philosophy; 4) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity; and 5) the names and addresses of four professional references.. For questions about the application process please contact:
Denise Pennington (email: mdpennington@ucdavis.edu)
Chief Administrative Officer
Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California
Davis, CA 95616-8745
Phone (530) 752-9774; Fax (530) 752-6042
The University of California, Davis, and The Department of Surgical & Radiological Sciences, 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 Em¬ployer. UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. UC Davis support family-friendly recruitments: http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/index.html
For questions regarding how these policies/programs affect academic appointees, contact: Brad Horton, Director Faculty Relations and Development, (530) 752-7643.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Veterinarian with advanced training in anesthesiology. Board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia or the European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia is required; board certification is preferred. Board certification will be required for appointment at or promotion to the Associate rank. Clinical experience and competence in veterinary anesthesiology is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required. Documented record of creative scholarship of potential to develop a clinical research program in anesthesiology required for the Professor of Clinical series. 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.

Preferred qualifications

Board certification is preferred.

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
  • 4 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05466

Help contact: mdpennington@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.

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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs - With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment.(Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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