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Dean's Endowed Professorship in Clinical Teaching Excellence **INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY**

Position overview

Salary range: INTERNAL RECRUITMENT TO UC DAVIS ONLY. The Dean's Endowed Professorship in Clinical Teaching Excellence provides additional funding to a current UC Davis academic appointee. The additional funding may support the endowed professorship holder in areas of teaching, research, and service directly related to the purpose of the endowment.

Application Window

Open date: December 11, 2023

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Jan 31, 2024 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: Sunday, Sep 1, 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

The holder of the Dean’s Endowed Professorship for Clinical Teaching Excellence will be a senior faculty member in the School of Medicine whose specialty is in the area of clinical teaching and whose distinguished scholarship is nationally recognized.

The initial term of the Dean’s Endowed Professorship for Clinical Teaching Excellence is for five years, with the option of reappointment per regularly established University procedures for endowed chair/professorship appointments (APM 191, UCD 191).

The endowment pay out will support the chair’s efforts in research, teaching and service and further the mission of the School of Medicine, the UC Davis Health System, and the campus.

It is expected that the holder of the endowed chair will advance appropriately through the faculty ranks on the basis of his/her scholarly activities, teaching, University and public service.

Responsibilities of the Endowed Chair:

• Engage in teaching and scholarly activities focused in the area of clinical teaching.

• Exemplify and teach to other teachers, at the local and national level, both time-tested and new methods to create and maintain in students and residents the joy of the science and art of medicine.

• Teach courses and mentor undergraduate and graduate medical students to advance the educational mission of UC Davis.

• Conduct research on clinical teaching and perform service to the Health System and the broader community in which it is situated.

• Provide leadership in the area of clinical teaching and be fully engaged in activities in the School of Medicine and the UC Davis Health System.

• Enhance the academic and intellectual life of the campus as a whole.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Must be a current faculty at UC Davis/UC Davis Health. To qualify for appointment as the endowed professorship holder, candidates must hold a faculty appointment in the School of Medicine. Successful candidates have interests and demonstrated aptitude/accomplishments in the area of clinical teaching.
Candidates will be screened for record of clinical teaching excellence and current faculty status. Evidence of organizational excellence is required.
Additionally, candidates will be reviewed for:
• Creative problem-solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal communication, including relationship building skills and political acumen.
• Ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment.
• Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • 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 for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

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Job location

Sacramento, CA