The Department of Medicine and Epidemiology in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California-Davis is recruiting for a Health Sciences Clinical Professor in Community Practice.
Clinical: The position includes a 90% clinical commitment to the Community Practice Service in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). The individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students; providing health care and service to patients; growing the small animal theriogenology caseload within the Community Practice service, and advising and consulting with clients and other veterinarians. The individual is expected to demonstrate distinction in clinical practice.
Teaching: The primary teaching responsibility will be daily supervision and instruction of senior students in small animal community practice and theriogenology, including general medicine, theriogenology, routine dental treatments, and entry-level surgeries. Other responsibilities may include participation in a limited number of didactic lectures regarding wellness care and theriogenology, participation in laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum that relate to doctoring skills, surgical skills, theriogenology, and other clinical techniques; and contributing to the growth and development of an integrated community practice service that incorporates wellness, theriogenology, medicine, and surgery. The individual hired is expected to demonstrate excellence in clinical teaching. Applicants with experience in teaching at the staff, local veterinary medical association or community level are preferred.
Professional Competence: The individual is expected to advance the discipline of community practice and theriogenology within the VMTH, through participation and leadership in providing high quality patient care in the hospital environment. The applicant is expected to work collegially with other services in the VMTH to reinforce the VMTH team environment, including offering referral of patients that could benefit from specialist care to the specialty clinic.
Service: The successful applicant will be required to participate in a limited amount of University and public service through committee work, with an emphasis on committees of relevance to the VMTH.