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Assistant/Associate Professor of Aquatic Animal Health

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 12th, 2014
Last review date: March 31st, 2014
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: December 31st, 2014
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.


Dependent on qualifications and experience

Veterinarian (or equivalent) with advanced training in Aquatic Animal Health (AAH) with an emphasis on fish health. PhD and documented research record or potential to develop an independent research program in AAH, is required. Clinical experience and competence in AAH is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience or potential in teaching is required. Evidence of leadership, including excellent communication and interpersonal skills is required. Board certification or eligibility for the American College of Zoological Medicine, American College of Veterinary Microbiology, American College of Veterinary Pathologists, or American College of Preventative Medicine is preferred. Certification in American Fisheries Society Fish Health Section is encouraged.

Research: The position requires the development of a creative, independent and productive basic and/or applied research program in AAH. This includes establishing a strong extramurally funded laboratory, training of graduate academic and clinical students and publication in peer-reviewed scientific/professional journals. Areas of research focus could include microbiology, virology, immunology, population health and/or pathology.

Clinical: The position includes a 25% commitment to AAH Service of the Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital (VMTH). The individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students and house officers; providing health care and service to patients; and advising and consulting with referring veterinarians and clients.

Teaching: Responsibilities include: 1) participation in the graduate academic programs (MS and PhD) of the campus. ; 2) participation in the graduate clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH; and 3) clinical teaching in the VMTH; participation in lectures and laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum

Service: University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means is required.

APPLICATION PROCESS: To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by March 31, 2014; 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; and 3) the names and addresses of three professional references. Application materials may be submitted by using the University’s online submission program: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00238

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.

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