Diagnostic Pathologist (2 positions). Asst/Assoc/Full Professor of Clinical Anatomic Pathology in the California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory System (CAHFS) and Department of Pathology Microbiology & Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis. The successful candidate(s) will be in residence at the CAHFS laboratory on the UC Davis campus. Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.
The candidate(s) will function primarily as a diagnostic pathologist in the CAHFS – Davis laboratory. The diagnostic caseload includes a variety of livestock and avian species with an emphasis of disease conditions affecting food animal species. Interaction with veterinarians and livestock producers is an integral part of this position. Creative use of diagnostic case material including publication of results in appropriate journals is essential. The incumbent(s) will have daily interaction with local resident and limited teaching responsibilities to veterinary and graduate students. University and public service through departmental, school and university committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate activities is required.
DVM or equivalent degree with experience in mammalian/avian diseases required. Board certification or eligibility for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP) required. Appointment renewal requires ACVP or ECVP board certification within 3 years of the date of hire. Demonstrated ability in diagnostic anatomic pathology required. Demonstrated experience in diagnostic disciplines, disease investigation and experience in diagnostic interpretation required. PhD degree in veterinary pathology or related field preferred. Knowledge of quality assurance, molecular diagnostics and bacteriology desired. The successful candidate will have: i) excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively communicate with veterinarians, producers and government agencies; ii) client-focused, service-oriented approach to diagnostics; iii) demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere, and iv) demonstrated (or potential) accomplishment in areas contributing to diversity and inclusion. UC Davis is committed to supporting a diverse community of scholars with an emphasis on recruiting faculty who will contribute substantively to diversity.
To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by December 3, 2018; position open until filled. Interested applicants should submit 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experiences, career goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of diversity and inclusion; and 4) the names and addresses of five professional references. Application material is to be submitted by using the University’s online submission program at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02476
About California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory System
The California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory System (CAHFS) serves the people of California by safeguarding the public health with rapid and reliable diagnoses for animal diseases including those affecting humans. CAHFS operates in partnership with the California Department of Food & Agriculture, UC Davis, veterinarians, and livestock and poultry producers.