Health Sciences Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor - Anatomic Pathology
University of California, Davis
March 6, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
DVM or equivalent
QUALIFICATIONS: We are seeking outstanding Veterinary Anatomic Pathologists (DVM/VMD degree or equivalent). Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Pathology or European College of Veterinary Pathology is required. Postresidency clinical experience and competence in anatomic pathology service (necropsy and biopsy) is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in residency teaching and clinical instruction of veterinary students is required. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere, and strong or potential accomplishment in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Clinical: The position includes an 80% clinical commitment to the Anatomic Pathology Service in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). The individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students and residents; providing diagnostic services; and advising and consulting with referring veterinarians and clients.
Teaching: Responsibilities include: 1) primarily clinical teaching in the VMTH anatomic pathology service, 2) participation in the graduate clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH, and 3) opportunities to teach in the DVM professional curriculum. Professional Competence: Advance the discipline within the VMTH, as well as locally and nationally, through participation and leadership in providing high quality diagnostic service. Establish reputation for clinical excellence and promote the VMTH through consultations with referring veterinarians and continuing education.
Creative Scholarship: Faculty are expected to advance the discipline through creative scholarship which is typically derived directly from clinical activities and evaluated in the context of a heavy clinical commitment. Contributions to creative scholarship may include publication of scholarly work that advances the discipline (scholarly activity may focus on collaborative and clinical research studies and mentoring residents in clinical research projects); contributions to professional continuing education; clinical curriculum or training development; contributions to clinical service or program administration, enhanced clinical care, and community outreach.
Service: University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations and/or continuing education is required, especially within the anatomic pathology service. Participation in the department’s mentoring program for junior faculty is expected.
The city of Davis has a population of 65,000 and is situated in a beautiful pastoral setting. The University’s student population is approximately 32,000. The campus lies adjacent to the city of Davis, 14 miles west of Sacramento, 72 miles northeast of San Francisco and 110 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe and the Sierras. The San Francisco Bay Area is home to multiple world-class research and academic institutions providing additional collaborative opportunities.
APPLICATION PROCESS: To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by April 20, 2018; position open until filled. Interested applicants should submit 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experience, and career goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) the names of three to four references (addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses); and 4) a statement summarizing their experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity. Application materials should be submitted by using the University’s online submission program at, https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02059.
Questions should be referred to: Dr. Dori Borjesson, Department Chair, email@example.com Attn: Linda Potoski, firstname.lastname@example.org; Department of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California One Shields Avenue, 4219 VM3A, Davis, CA 95616
Additional Salary Information: Dependent on qualifications and experience
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