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Assistant/Associate Professor of Endocrinology

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The Department of Animal Science in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis is recruiting an Assistant/Associate Professor of endocrinology, with a preferred emphasis on physiological function. This is an academic year (9-month), tenure track, Assistant/Associate Professor position that includes the expectation of mission-oriented research and outreach relevant to the California Agricultural Experiment Station.

The successful candidate will coordinate with existing departmental faculty having expertise in microbiology, immunology, nutrition, modeling, genetics and genomics, physiology, behavior, and reproduction.

The appointee is expected to establish a competitively funded research program in endocrinology to address critical or emerging societal issues in animal science. The appointee will be responsible for teaching an undergraduate course in endocrinology, as well as another physiology course to meet the teaching needs of the departmental curriculum. Mentoring of graduate students, undergraduate student advising, curricular development, participation in and development of outreach programs, and performance of departmental and university service is expected. The successful candidate is expected to work with extension educators and partners in allied industries. These combined activities will ultimately support the viability of California’s animal industries and provide insights into basic biological mechanisms with translatable outcomes.

UC Davis supports Family-friendly recruitments. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second
person to accompany an invited faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age.

UC Davis recognizes the necessity of supporting faculty with efforts to integrate work, family and other work-life considerations. To recruit and retain the best faculty, the campus sponsors a Work Life
Program that provides programs and services that support faculty as they strive to honor their commitments to work, home and community. l

The UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) is a service designed to support departments and deans’ offices in the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty. Eligibility for POP services is limited to full-time Academic Senate Ladder Rank faculty (including Lecturers with Security of Employment (LSOE), Lecturers with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE) Senior Lecturer with Security of Employment (SLPSOE)), and Cooperative Extension Specialists.

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis-- indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. with publication list

  • Publication 1

  • Publication 2

  • Publication 3

  • Transcripts - If the degree is within 5 years of Ph.D. degree (Optional)

  • Statement of Research - Statement of research accomplishments

  • Statement of Teaching - Statment of teaching accomplishments and philosophy

  • Statement of Future Research plans - Statement of future research plans relevant to the position description

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested. (Optional)

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 4 references required (contact information only)