Open date: November 27, 2023
Most recent review date: Wednesday, Jan 10, 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: Monday, Jul 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 AVAILABLE: Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Anatomic Pathology with emphasis in Dermatopathology.
SALARY RANGE: The salary range for this position is $160,300–$216,000. “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.
QUALIFICATIONS: We offer a unique opportunity for a Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist who has an existing expertise or an established interest in developing an expertise in dermatopathology to join our outstanding team of Anatomic Pathologists and Dermatologists at UC Davis. The successful applicant will support the clinical service and teaching missions in the Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology (PMI) within the School of Veterinary Medicine. This is a fully-funded, clinical-track faculty position with 70% clinical service effort. Board certification or eligibility for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP) is required. Demonstrated aptitude and experience in teaching is required. Clinical experience and competence in Anatomic Pathology diagnostic service is required. The dermatopathology case load represents 15-20% of biopsy submissions, and consists of mandatory special reviews from the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) Dermatology service.
A successful career as faculty in PMI relies on the maintenance of a productive and collaborative research program. Opportunities for engagement within PMI include but are not limited to, microbial pathogenesis, host-microbe interaction, vaccinology, immunopathology, vector-borne and wildlife and aquatic disease. Faculty within the Dermatology Service specialize in genodermatoses of companion animals; clinical management of infectious, sterile inflammatory, and autoimmune skin diseases; and cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease. The School of Veterinary Medicine embraces the One Health concept and offers many opportunities for collaboration on projects that span animal, human, and ecosystem health.
The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere, and strong or potential accomplishment in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion. UC Davis is committed to supporting a diverse community of scholars and are committed to recruiting scholars who will make significant contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in veterinary medicine, science, and higher education through their teaching, research, and service. Qualified candidates may also be considered for the CAMPOS Faculty Scholars program (http://ucd-advance.ucdavis.edu/campos).
Teaching: 1) participation in didactic lectures, discussions, and laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; 2) clinical teaching in the VMTH; 3) participation in the resident training program of the VMTH; and 4) participation in the graduate academic programs (MS and PhD) of the campus if appropriate. A demonstrated commitment to the training of veterinary or other biomedical scientists and innovative teaching methods is preferred.
Creative Work: Faculty are expected to advance the clinical discipline through creation, and dissemination of new knowledge with documentation in peer-reviewed publications. Creative/scholarly activities are required for individuals in this series, 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.
Clinical: The position includes 70% diagnostic service in the VMTH. The individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students, residents and visiting scholars; providing diagnostic service; and advising and consulting with clinicians and residents.
Service: The University of California has a system of shared governance. Active participation in committees, professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate outlets is required.
Faculty members in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis have opportunities to collaborate with research groups within the School of Medicine, the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, the Veterinary Center for Clinical Trials, the Center for Comparative Medicine, the One Health Institute, the Veterinary Institute for Regenerative Cures, the California National Primate Research Center, the Cancer Center, the Center for Equine Health and the Center for Companion Animal Health, among others.
The University faculty are internationally known for their distinguished academic achievements. UC Davis is ranked 10th nationally among public universities in research funding. The city of Davis has a population of 65,000 and is situated in a beautiful pastoral setting. The University’s student population is approximately 36,000. The campus lies adjacent to the city of Davis, 14 miles west of Sacramento, 72 miles northeast of San Francisco and 110 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe and the Sierras. The San Francisco Bay Area is home to multiple world-class research and academic institutions providing additional collaborative opportunities.
APPLICATION PROCESS: To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by January 10, 2024; position open until filled. Interested applicants should submit 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experience, and career goals; 2) a curriculum vitae (10 pages maximum); 3) a statement summarizing the applicant’s research program/or interest; 4) a statement of didactic teaching philosophy; 5) names and contact information of four references; 6) and a statement summarizing their experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity. Application materials should be submitted by using the University’s online submission program at, http://recruit.ucdavis.edu
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Board certification or eligibility for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP) is required.
Demonstrated aptitude and experience in teaching is required.
Clinical experience and competence in Anatomic Pathology diagnostic service is required.
The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere, and strong or potential accomplishment in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Emphasis in Dermatopathology
A demonstrated commitment to the training of veterinary or other biomedical scientists and innovative teaching methods is preferred.
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