Diagnostic Anatomic Pathologist for avian and mammalian species. Asst/Assoc/Full Professor of Clinical Diagnostic Pathology in the California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory System (CAHFS) and appropriate department, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis. The successful candidate will be in residence at the CAHFS laboratory in Tulare, CA. This laboratory receives a diversity of mammalian and poultry species. These include cattle, sheep, goats, horses and poultry such as broilers, layers, turkeys, pigeons, ducks, quail, backyard chickens, and other avian species.
The candidate will function as a diagnostic pathologist in a regional diagnostic laboratory in Tulare, CA, and will be responsible for cases involving both avian and mammalian species. Interaction and consultation with veterinarians and producers is required. The ability to work productively and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary setting is essential. Creative use of diagnostic case material including publication of results in appropriate peer-reviewed journals is essential. The incumbent will have limited teaching responsibilities to veterinary students, graduate students, and residents. University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate activities is required.
DVM or equivalent degree with experience in mammalian/avian diseases and pathology required. Board certification or eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or the 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. Knowledge of large scale dairy and poultry production preferred. PhD degree in veterinary pathology or related field preferred. Board certification or eligibility for board certification by the American College of Poultry Veterinarians desired. Knowledge of quality assurance, molecular diagnostics and bacteriology desired. Personnel management experience 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 March 15, 2017; 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/JPF01426
Additional Salary Information: Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.
About CA 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.