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Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology/Neurosurgery

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Description

Veterinarian with advanced clinical training, clinical experience and competence in veterinary neurology and neurosurgery is required. Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) or European College of Veterinary Neurology; or completion of an approved neurology residency of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) or European College of Veterinary Neurology by December 31, 2017 is required. Clinical experience and competence in veterinary neurology and neurosurgery is required. Demonstrated aptitude and experience in teaching, particularly clinical instruction, is required. Documented record of creative scholarship or potential to develop an independent clinical research program in veterinary neurology is required. Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere. A valid license to practice veterinary medicine in California is required before employment (California Business and Professions Code Section 4846-4857). Individuals not eligible for a full California license can obtain a University License (California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical: The position includes a 70% clinical commitment to the Neurology/Neurosurgery Service of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). 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 be direct daily supervision and instruction of senior students and house officers rotating through the Neurology/Neurosurgery Service. Other responsibilities may include: 1) participation in lectures and laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; 2) clinical teaching in the VMTH; and 3) participation in all aspects of the didactic and clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH.

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 establish reputation for clinical excellence locally, regionally and nationally, depending upon 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 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.

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

SALARY: Dependent on qualifications and experience.

START DATE: January 1, 2018

APPLICATION PROCESS: To receive fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by September 1, 2017. Position is open until filled. To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01653 and submit the following materials: 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experience and career goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) the names and addresses of four professional references; and 4) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity.

The University of California, Davis and the Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences, 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 supports Family-friendly recruitments. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany a 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.

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UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property.

Job location

Davis, CA

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