Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Oncology
Open date: March 20, 2023
Most recent review date: Monday, May 1, 2023 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, Jun 30, 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.
The medical oncology service at UC Davis consists of 4 faculty, 5 residents and 4-5 full time technicians. The service works closely with the radiation oncology service and has strong clinical and collaborative ties with the diagnostic imaging, dentistry and oral surgery, interventional radiology and soft-tissue/surgical oncology services. The School’s oncology group includes clinician scientists, basic science researchers and a cancer pharmacologist allowing for extensive collaborative opportunities in these areas. The UC Davis Center for Companion Animal Health (https://ccah.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/) also provides outstanding annual intramural funding opportunitites for faculty and resident projects and the oncology service is integrally involved with the UC Davis Veterinary Center for Clinical Trials (https://clinicaltrials.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/) that consists of 4 clinical trials coordinators, a clinical trials coordinator supervisor, and an administrative outreach and research specialist. The School of Veterinary Medicine also has strong collaborative research ties to the UC Davis School of Medicine and is integrated within the NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Comparative Oncology Research Program. (https://health.ucdavis.edu/cancer/)
Clinical: The position has a 70% clinical effort assignment to the Oncology Service of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). 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; and contributing to the conduct of Oncology clinical trials.
Teaching: The primary teaching responsibility will be direct daily supervision and instruction of medical oncology residents as well as senior students and house officers rotating through the Oncology Service. Other responsibilities include: 1) participation in lectures and/or laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; 2) participation in all aspects of the didactic and clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH; and 3) continuing professional education. Must demonstrate excellence in teaching.
Professional Competence: Advance the discipline and develop a reputation for clinical excellence 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.
Creative Scholarship: Advance the clinical discipline through the creation and dissemination of new knowledge with documentation by peer-reviewed publications. Creative/scholarly activities are required for individuals in this series. The type of scholarly activity may focus primarily on integrating/improving clinical care, conducting clinical research studies, and/or improving veterinary medical education.
Service: University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means is required.
To receive fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by May 1, 2023. Position is open until filled. To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF05527 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 and 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.
Veterinarian with advanced training in medical oncology. Completion of a residency program in companion animal medical oncology approved by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine by the effective date of appointment is required. Clinical experience and competence in veterinary medical oncology is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required. A documented record of creative scholarship or the potential to develop a clinical research program in oncology is required. 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 begins (California Business and Professions Code Section 4846-4857). Individuals without a full California license must obtain a University License (California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1) by the time of appointment.
ACVIM or ECVIM board certification is preferred.
Experience and interest in oncology clinical trials is preferred.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research (Optional)
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.
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