The Department of Medicine and Epidemiology in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California-Davis is recruiting for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology.
Clinical: The position includes a 70% clinical commitment to the Dermatology Service in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). The 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: Responsibilities include: 1) participation in lectures and laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; 2) clinical teaching in the VMTH; and 3) participation in the graduate clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH.
Professional Competence: Will advance the discipline of dermatology 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 a 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: Creative/scholarly activities are required, 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. Creative scholarship is expected to advance the clinical discipline through creation and dissemination of new knowledge with documentation in peer-reviewed publications.
Service: University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means is required. Active participation and engagement in developing/maintaining continuing education activities of the VMTH as it relates to dermatology are required.
QUALIFICATIONS: Veterinarian (DVM or equivalent) with advanced training in dermatology is required. Board certification or credentials accepted by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) or the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD) is required. Clinical experience and competence in dermatology is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required. Documented clinical research record with evidence of ability for ongoing creative scholarship in dermatology or potential thereof 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).
APPLICATIONPROCESS: To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by October 7, 2019; 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; 3) a statement on the applicant’s teaching philosophy; 4) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity; and 5) the names and addresses of four professional references. Application materials must be submitted by using the University’s online submission program, https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02903.
The University of California, Davis and the Department of Veterinary 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. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus. UC Davis supports family friendly recruitments; https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/work-life
About University of California, Davis
The School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis is the premier health resource for California’s animal populations. It is one of 28 veterinary schools in the United States which advance the health of animals through education, research and public service.