Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Diagnostic Imaging
Veterinarian with advanced training in diagnostic imaging. Board certification or eligibility to take the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Radiology or the practical examination of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging by the date of appointment is required. Clinical experience and competence in diagnostic imaging is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching, particularly clinical instruction is required. Documented record of creative scholarship or potential to develop an independent clinical research program in diagnostic imaging is required. Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere. A valid license to practice veterinary medicine in California or a University license will be required before employment (California Business and Professions Code Section 4846-4857; California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1) the acquisition of which will be facilitated by the School of Veterinary Medicine. RESPONSIBILITIES: Clinical: The position includes a 70% clinical commitment to the Diagnostic Imaging Service of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). Individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students and residents; providing health care and service to in house and referral patients; and advising and consulting with referring veterinarians and clients.
Teaching: The primary teaching responsibility will be direct daily supervision and instruction of senior students in diagnostic imaging. Other responsibilities include: 1) participation in lectures and laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; 2) clinical teaching in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH); and 3) participation in the graduate clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH.
Professional Competence: Advance the discipline 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 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: Faculty are expected to advance the clinical discipline through creation and dissemination of new knowledge with documentation in peer-reviewed publications. Creative/scholarly activities are required for individuals in this series, 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.
Service: University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means is required.
SALARY: Dependent on qualifications and experience. START DATE: Negotiable.
APPLICATION PROCESS: To receive fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by November 15, 2019. Position is open until filled. To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF03208 and submit the following materials: 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experience and career goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of didactic and clinical teaching philosophy; 4) a statement on research plan; 5) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity; 6) the names and addresses of four professional references.
The University of California, Davis and the Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences, 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 supports Family-friendly recruitments. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany a faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age. At UC Davis, a Work Life program has been in place since January 2003. A group of Faculty Advisors for Work Life was established in 2007 to help publicize and inform the faculty about the programs, policies, and resources associated with work life/life changes. This group of advisors represents various academic units (colleges, schools, divisions) on the campus. The following summarizes the programs and updated UC policy (http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/index.html ). For questions regarding how these policies/programs affect academic appointees, contact: Lisa Brodkey, Director Faculty Relations and Development, (530) 752-7643. UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property.
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