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Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $154,800 – $202,600. "Off-scale salaries" and other components of pay , i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience.

Application Window

Open date: April 18, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Jun 2, 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: Monday, Apr 15, 2024 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

POSITION AVAILABLE: Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology

SALARY: The current base pay range is $154,800 – $202,600. Other components of pay may be offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS: Veterinarian (DVM or equivalent) with advanced training in dermatology is required. Board certification or credentials accepted by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) or the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD) is required. Clinical experience and competence in dermatology is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required. Documented clinical research record with evidence of creative scholarship in dermatology or potential thereof is required. Must possess excellent 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 can obtain a University License (California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaching: Responsibilities include: 1) participation in lectures and laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; 2) clinical teaching in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH); and 3) participation in the graduate clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH.

Clinical: The position includes a 70% clinical commitment to the Dermatology Service in the VMTH. The individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students and residents; providing health care and service to patients; and advising and consulting with referring veterinarians and clients.

Professional Competence: Will advance the discipline of dermatology 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, depending upon level of appointment. Must demonstrate clinical competence and be recognized for accomplishment in a focused area of clinical practice.

Creative Scholarship: Creative/scholarly activities are required, but in view of the increased responsibilities for clinical service and teaching, the type of scholarly activity may focus primarily on integrating/improving clinical care, conducting clinical research studies, and/or improving veterinary medical education. Creative scholarship is expected to advance the clinical discipline through creation and dissemination of new knowledge with documentation in peer-reviewed publications.

Service: University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means is required. Active participation and engagement in developing/maintaining continuing education activities of the VMTH as it relates to dermatology are required.

APPLICATION PROCESS: To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by June 2, 2023; position open until filled. Interested applicants should submit 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications and experience and career goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement summarizing the applicant’s creative scholarship/research program or interests; 4) a statement of clinical and didactic teaching philosophy; 5) the names and addresses of four professional references; and 6) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity. Application materials must be submitted by using the University’s online submission program, https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05653.

The University of California, Davis and the Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, 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 employer. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus. UC Davis supports family friendly recruitments: https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/uc-davis-and-family-friendly-recruitment-practices.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Veterinarian (DVM or equivalent) with advanced training in dermatology is required.

Board certification or credentials accepted by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) or the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD) is required.

Clinical experience and competence in dermatology is required.

Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required.

Documented clinical research record with evidence of creative scholarship in dermatology or potential thereof is required.

Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

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 can obtain a University License (California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1).

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Letter of Intent - A letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications and experience and career goals.

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

  • Statement of Creative Scholarship or Research - A statement summarizing the applicant’s creative scholarship/research program or interests.

  • Statement of Teaching - A statement of clinical and didactic teaching philosophy.

  • 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/JPF05653

Help contact: pmazanet@ucdavis.edu

About UC Davis

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 University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

Davis, California