Assistant/Associate Professor of Comparative Ophthalmology (Tenure Track)
University of California, Davis, Surgical and Radiological Sciences Department
School of Veterinary Medicine
The Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences is composed of nine clinical subspecialties: Anesthesiology, Dentistry & Oral Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, Equine Surgery & Lameness, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Oncology & Radiation Oncology, Ophthalmology, Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care, and Small Animal Surgery.
Individuals joining the department will be able to draw on the rich and diverse environment within the UC community, which includes the School of Veterinary Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and more.
Veterinarian with advanced training in ophthalmology and board certification by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists/American Board of Veterinary Ophthalmology required.
A PhD with advanced research training in vision science and documented research record or potential as a creative scientist and potential to advance the field of vision science are required.
Training and experience in cell and molecular biology with application to vision science is required.
Demonstrated aptitude or experience in clinical instruction of DVM students and residents, and patient management in veterinary ophthalmology is required.
Demonstrated aptitude or experience mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in the classroom and/or laboratory is preferred.
Demonstrated success in securing extramural funding 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 (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.
A complete position description is available on-line at http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/vsr To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02699 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 clinical and didactic teaching philosophy;
- a statement on research plans
- a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity
- the names and addresses of four professional references; and
- authorization to release information form.
To receive fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by June 30, 2019.
UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments: http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/index.html. The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014.
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