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Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology at UC Davis [JPF04528]


Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology

Veterinarian with advanced training in anesthesiology. Board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia or the European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia is required; board certification is preferred. Clinical experience and competence in veterinary anesthesiology is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required. Must possess outstanding 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 must obtain a University License (California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1) by the time of appointment.

To receive fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by November 15, 2021. Position is open until filled. To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF04528 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 clinical 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.

For questions about the position or application process please contact:

Denise Pennington (mdpennington@ucdavis.edu), Chief Administrative Officer,

Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences School of Veterinary Medicine University of California

Davis, CA 95616-8745

Phone (530) 752-9774; Fax (530) 752-6042

The University of California, Davis, and The Department of Surgical & 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 is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments: http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/worklife/index.html

AVMA Volunteer Opportunities
Department Head of Large Animal Clinical Science - Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
We seek a strategic leader to foster an inclusive and diverse environment that shapes the future of large animal veterinary medicine. The Head of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech will provide direction in professional veterinary/graduate education, faculty development, teaching, research, and clinical services. An individual with a record of leadership excellence and interest in clinical service, scholarship, and veterinary education will have the opportunity to work with our innovative, dedicated, and passionate faculty. The successful candidate will have opportunities to participate in teaching, research, or clinical service. Academic rank, tenure, and salary will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience. The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences is one of five academic departments in the College of Veterinary Medicine and incorporates in-hospital medicine and surgery, equine field service, production management medicine, and equine podiatry services in Blacksburg, as well as the Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia. Department personnel currently include 23 faculty at both locations. Department faculty are engaged in a range of clinical, population-based, and translational research with both intra- and extramural funding. Faculty teach undergraduate, professional, and graduate students, as well as train clinical residents and interns. Outreach is provided to agricultural communities through the Virginia Cooperative Extension. Additional details about the department can be found at https://vetmed.vt.edu/departments/large-animal-clinical-sciences.html.

Required Qualifications

  • DVM or equivalent degree
  • Experience in one or more of the areas of clinical service, applied or biomedical scholarship, professional/graduate teaching, and outreach/extension.
  • Administrative experience, exceptional communication skills, and leadership qualities that facilitate and encourage engagement and faculty development.
  • Experience and excellence in identifying, recruiting, promoting, developing, and retaining a diverse and inclusive team of talent.
  • A level of productivity that would be equivalent and support appointment at the rank of Associate/Full professor.
  • The position requires occasional travel to attend conferences and meetings.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced graduate degree
  • Diplomate of an AVMA recognized specialty college or similar internationally recognized governing body

Appointment

Full-time, 12-month appointment (CY)

Review Date

February 15, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia, the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation, please contact Lynett Cruise at lcruise@vt.edu during regular business hours at least ten business days prior to the event.

Applications must include:

  1. A letter of interest describing teaching, research, clinical service, and leadership/administrative philosophies, and a vision of the department’s role in the college and university community
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. A statement describing the applicant’s past experiences and a vision for inclusion and diversity in Veterinary Medicine
  4. Names, email, mailing address, and telephone numbers of (3) references

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Please send inquiries to Dr. Laura Hungerford, Chair of Search Committee, Department Head, Population Health Sciences, LHungerf@vt.edu.

To apply, please visit the Virginia Tech HR website at https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/518821/department-head-large-animal- clinical-sciences.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery (Clinical Track Position) at UC Davis

Dependent on qualifications and experience.

Seeking a veterinarian with advanced training in small animal soft tissue surgery. Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS), or completion of an approved residency of the ACVS or ECVS by August 1, 2022, is required. Preference will be given to those candidates board-certified by ACVS or enrolled in an approved residency of the ACVS. Documented clinical experience and competence in small animal soft tissue surgery are required. Expertise in surgical oncology and/or minimally invasive surgery is desirable. Demonstrated aptitude and experience in teaching, particularly clinical instruction, are required. Documented record of creative scholarship or potential to develop a clinical research program in small animal soft tissue surgery 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 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.

To receive the fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by April 8, 2022.

The position is open until filled. To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu.JPF04762 and submit the following materials:

  • A letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experience, and career goals
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A statement of didactic and clinical teaching philosophy
  • A statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity
  • The names and addresses of four professional references

For questions about the application process, please contact:
Denise Pennington, Chief Administrative Officer
Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California
Davis, CA 95616-8745
Email: mdpennington@ucdavis.edu
Phone: 530-752-9774; Fax: 530-752-6042

The University of California, Davis, and The Department of Surgical & 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 is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments: https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/work-life.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Neurology/Neurosurgery (Tenure Track Position)

Veterinarian with advanced training in Neurology and Neurosurgery. Board certification by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or European College of Veterinary Neurology is required by the date of appointment. PhD or advanced training in research is preferred but not required. Clinical experience and competence in medical neurology and neurosurgery is required. Demonstrated aptitude and experience in teaching is required. Documented research record or potential to develop an independent research program is required; an emphasis in neurosurgery or neurosurgical related fields is preferred. 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 begins (California Business and Professions Code Section 4846-4857). Individuals without a full California license must obtain a University License (California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1) by the time of appointment. To receive fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by March 15, 2022. Position is open until filled. To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04658 and submit the following materials: 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, and experience and career goals; 2) a 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) Authorization to Release Information Form; and 7) the names and addresses of four professionalreferences. For questions about the application process please contact: Denise Pennington (email: mdpennington@ucdavis.edu) Chief Administrative Officer Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences School of Veterinary Medicine University of California Davis, CA 95616-8745 Phone (530) 752-9774; Fax (530) 752-6042 The University of California, Davis, and The Department of Surgical & 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 is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. UC Davis supports family friendly recruitments: https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/work-life

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Clinical Neurology/Neurosurgery

Veterinarian with advanced training in medical neurology and neurosurgery. Board certification or eligibility to take the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or of the European College of Veterinary Neurology by the date of appointment is required. Clinical experience and competence in medical neurology and neurosurgery is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching, particularly clinical instruction is required. Documented record of creative scholarship or potential to develop a clinical research program in neurology/neurosurgery 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. To receive fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by March 15, 2022. Position is open until filled. To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF04639 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 summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity; and 5) the names and addresses of four professional references. For questions about the application process please contact: Denise Pennington (email: mdpennington@ucdavis.edu) Chief Administrative Officer Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences School of Veterinary Medicine University of California Davis, CA 95616-8745 Phone (530) 752-9774; Fax (530) 752-6042 The University of California, Davis, and The Department of Surgical & 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 is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. UC Davis support family-friendly recruitments: http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/worklife/index.html

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