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Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Small Animal Internal Medicine

Position overview

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 that 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: December 4, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Jan 21, 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: Friday, Nov 29, 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 Small Animal Internal Medicine

SALARY: The current base pay range is $160,300 - $216,000. Other components of pay may be offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications and experience.

START DATE: Negotiable

QUALIFICATIONS: Veterinarian with advanced training in small animal internal medicine. Board certified or board eligible by the American or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Small Animal is required. Clinical experience and competence in small animal internal medicine is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching, particularly clinical instruction is required. Documented record of creative scholarship and evidence of clinical research activity in small animal internal medicine is required. Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere and demonstrated (or potential) accomplishment in areas contributing to diversity and inclusion.

Must be eligible for veterinary medical licensing in the State of California (California Business and Professions Code Section 4846-4857). Individuals must obtain a full CA license (California Business and Professions Code Section 4846) or a University license (California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1) prior to beginning clinical duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Clinical: The position includes a 70% clinical commitment to the Small Animal Medicine Service of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (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.

Teaching: The primary teaching responsibility will consist of clinical teaching in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) including direct daily supervision and instruction of senior students in small animal internal medicine. Other responsibilities include: 1) participation in lectures and laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; 2) all aspects of clinical teaching in the VMTH; 3) participation in the graduate clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH; and 4) continuing professional education. Must demonstrate excellence in teaching..

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 be ECVIM or ACVIM board certified (small animal internal medicine) within 3 years of appointment. Expected to establish reputation for clinical excellence and to promote the VMTH through consultations with referring veterinarians and local continuing education seminars, depending on the level of appointment. Must demonstrate clinical competence and be recognized for accomplishment in a focused area of clinical practice.

Creative Scholarship: Faculty are expected to advance the clinical discipline through creation and dissemination of new knowledge with documentation from peer-reviewed publications. Creative/scholarly activities are required for individuals in this appointment 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.

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

APPLICATION PROCESS: To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by January 21, 2024; position open until filled. To begin the application process, interested applicants should submit the following materials: 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 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. Application materials must be submitted by using the University’s online submission program, https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF06184

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/worklife.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Veterinarian with advanced training in small animal internal medicine.

Board certified or board eligible by the American or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Small Animal is required.

Clinical experience and competence in small animal internal medicine is required.

Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching, particularly clinical instruction is required.

Documented record of creative scholarship and evidence of clinical research activity in small animal internal medicine is required.

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

Must possess demonstrated (or potential) accomplishment in areas contributing to diversity and inclusion.

Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

Must be eligible for veterinary medical licensing in the State of California (California Business and Professions Code Section 4846-4857). Individuals must obtain a full CA license (California Business and Professions Code Section 4846) or a University license (California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1) prior to beginning clinical duties.

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 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/JPF06184

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.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

For the University of California's Affirmative Action Policy, please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4010393/PPSM-20

For the University of California's Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination

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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Job location

Davis, California