Assistant Professor of Pharmacy

University of California Davis

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy

Job #JPF05919
  • VM: MEDICINE & EPIDEMIOLOGY / SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE / UC Davis

Position overview

Salary range: An estimated salary range for this position is $166,400– $187,600. Off-scale salaries and other components of pay, i.e. a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience.

Application Window

Open date: August 16, 2023

Next review date: Friday, Sep 22, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Aug 13, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

POSITION AVAILABLE: Assistant Professor of Livestock Clinical Pharmacology (tenure track)

SALARY: An estimated salary range for this position is $166,400– $187,600. Off-scale salaries and other components of pay, i.e. a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Veterinarian (DVM or equivalent); advanced training in veterinary clinical pharmacology; board certification or credentials accepted by the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology; demonstrated aptitude and experience in estimating extra label drug use and contaminant withdrawal intervals for livestock, advising on extra label drug use legalities, equine and food animal clinical pharmacology, and teaching.

Preferred: PhD or equivalent degree, or advanced research training and board certification or credentials accepted by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animal Internal Medicine).

Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Research: Documentation of a creative, focused and productive research program in livestock clinical pharmacology with an emphasis on residue avoidance and human food safety is a fundamental and indispensable requirement of the position, including publication of results in professional/scientific journals. If the successful candidate has research interests aligned with the Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) and its mission-oriented research, a split appointment as an Agronomist in the AES is possible.

Teaching: Responsibilities include: 1) participation in lectures, discussion sessions and laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; 2) participation in the graduate academic programs (MS and PhD) of the campus; 3) participation and mentorship in the training of graduate students and human pharmacists specializing in veterinary pharmacy; 4) participation in the graduate clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH. The position does not include a clinical effort assignment in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.

Service: University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means is expected. In addition, this position will be responsible for providing professional services advising veterinarians, producers, and regulatory officials regarding extra-label drug use and drug and contaminant residue depletion and being the Director of the Western Region for the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank Program and the Veterinary Drug Residue Laboratory.

Professional Competence: Will advance the discipline of livestock clinical pharmacology within the School of Veterinary Medicine, as well as locally and nationally, through participation and leadership in providing professional services advising veterinarians, producers, and regulatory officials. Expected to establish reputation for excellence locally, regionally, and nationally.

APPLICATION PROCESS: To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by September 22, 2023; position open until filled. Interested applicants should submit 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications and experience and career goals; 2)curriculum vitae; 3) a statement summarizing the applicant’s creative scholarship/research program or interests; 4) a statement of clinical and didactic teaching philosophy; 5) the names and addresses of four professional references; and 6) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity; and 7) Authorization to Release Information form. Application materials must be submitted by using the University’s online submission program, https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05919

This recruitment is conducted at the assistant rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistant rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

UC Davis is ranked 10th nationally among public universities in research funding. The city of Davis has a population of 65,000 and the University’s student population is approximately 36,000. 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. Faculty in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis have opportunities to collaborate with other clinicians and researchers in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System, the School of Medicine, the Veterinary Center for Clinical Trials, the Comparative Pathology Laboratory, the Center for Comparative Medicine, the One Health Institute, the California National Primate Research Center, the Cancer Center, the Center for Equine Health and the Center for Companion Animal Health, the California Department of Food and Agriculture, as well multiple academic institutions in the San Francisco Bay area.

The University of California, Davis and the Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, 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. UC Davis supports family friendly recruitments: https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/uc-davis-and-family-friendly-recruitment-practices

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC Davis conducts a reference check on all first choice candidates for Academic Senate Assistant Professor, step 4, 5, or 6 or Academic Senate positions eligible for tenure or security of employment. The reference check involves contacting the administration of the applicant’s previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University’s Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UC Davis requires all applicants for any open search for an assistant/associate/full professor to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into RECRUIT as part of their application. If an applicant does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists considered for positions at the Academic Senate Assistant Professor, step 4, 5, or 6 level or with tenure or security of employment will be subject to reference checks.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Veterinarian (DVM or equivalent)

Advanced training in veterinary clinical pharmacology

Board certification or credentials accepted by the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology

Demonstrated aptitude and experience in estimating extra label drug use and contaminant withdrawal intervals for livestock

Demonstrated aptitude and experience advising on extra label drug use legalities

Demonstrated aptitude and experience with equine and food animal clinical pharmacology

Demonstrated teaching aptitude and experience.

Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

Preferred qualifications

PhD or equivalent degree, or advanced research training

Board certification or credentials accepted by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animal Internal Medicine).

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Letter of Intent - A letter outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications and experience and career goals.

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research - A statement summarizing the applicant's creative scholarship/research program or interests.

  • Statement of Teaching - A statement of clinical and didactic teaching philosophy.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

  • Authorization to Release Information Form - A reference check will be completed only if you are selected as the final candidate. Download, complete, sign, and upload the form: https://aadocs.ucdavis.edu/your-resources/forms-and-checklists/forms/authorization-release-form.pdf

Reference requirements
  • 4 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05919

Help contact: pmazanet@ucdavis.edu

Campus Information

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


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