Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery

  • University of California, Davis, Surgical and Radiological Sciences Department, School of Veterinary Medicine
  • UC Davis Veterinary Hospital - Small Animal Clinic, Garrod Drive, Davis, CA, USA
  • Mar 09, 2022
Full time Veterinary Medicine & Sciences

Job Description


Veterinarian with advanced training in small animal soft tissue surgery

Preferred and Required Qualifications

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 is required. Expertise in surgical oncology and/or minimally invasive surgery are desirable. Demonstrated aptitude and experience in teaching, particularly clinical instruction, is 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.

Application Details

Position is open until filled. To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at 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:

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


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Application Deadline

Open until filled.