Assistant/ Associate/Full Professor of Anatomic Pathology
University of California Davis
January 3, 2018
The Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis is seeking exceptional candidates for an opening in veterinary anatomic pathology.
QUALIFICATIONS: The position requires a DVM/VMD degree or equivalent, a PhD degree, and board certification in the American College of Veterinary Pathology or European College of Veterinary Pathology. Postdoctoral or equivalent experience is preferred. Candidates should have a documented record of scholarship. Enthusiasm for research in areas that integrate well with the research strengths in the department and related groups on the University of California, Davis campus is required. Current strengths include infectious disease pathogenesis, host-pathogen interactions, comparative oncology, one health, musculoskeletal biology, GI health, regenerative medicine and comparative immunology and immunopathology. Evidence of having strong potential for success or documented success in securing extramural support for research is required. Aptitude/experience in teaching in the graduate and/or professional curriculum is preferred. Leadership or the potential for leadership in the field of anatomic pathology is preferred.
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. UC Davis is committed to supporting a diverse community of scholars with an emphasis on recruiting scholars who will make a significant contribution to diversity through the advancement of Hispanic Women/Latinas and other underrepresented minority populations in science. Qualified candidates may also be considered for the CAMPOS Faculty Scholars program (http://ucd-advance.ucdavis.edu/campos).
Teaching: 1) teaching students in the DVM, undergraduate, and/or graduate academic curriculum; and 2) mentoring graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Opportunities for clinical teaching and service in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) and participation in the graduate clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH are available. A demonstrated commitment to innovative teaching methods and to the training of veterinary or other biomedical scientists is preferred.
Research: Development of a creative and productive research program in relevant fields of interest is a fundamental requirement of the position, including publication of results in high quality, peer-reviewed scientific journals. The successful applicant is expected to have and sustain extramural funding and direct research programs involving professional students, residents, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.
Service: The University of California has a system of shared governance. Active participation in committees, professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate outlets is required. The department has a mentoring program in place and participation in the program is expected.
Faculty members in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis have opportunities to synergize with research groups within the School of Medicine, the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (including the Veterinary Center for Coordinated Clinical Trials), the Center for Comparative Medicine, the One Health Center, the Veterinary Institute for Regenerative Cures and the Primate Center, among others. The University faculty are internationally known for their distinguished academic achievements. UC Davis is ranked 10th nationally among public universities in research funding. 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 March 4, 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) research statement; 4) teaching statement; 5) the names of three to four references (addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses); and 6) 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/JPF01952.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.
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