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Location:  Davis, CA

Institution:  University of California


Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology or Health Sciences Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology


Dependent on qualifications and experience


Negotiable (July 2023 desired)



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. Board certification will be required for appointment at or promotion to the Associate rank. Clinical experience and competence in veterinary anesthesiology is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required. Documented record of creative scholarship of potential to develop a clinical research program in anesthesiology required for the Professor of Clinical series. 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.




The position has a 70 (Professor of Clinical series) or 90% (Health Sciences Clinical Professor series) clinical commitment to the Anesthesiology Service of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), including night and weekend coverage, shared with other anesthesiologists and 5 anesthesia residents. The individual will be responsible for directing, instructing and supervising veterinary students, house officers and technicians; providing health care and service to patients; and advising and consulting with referring veterinarians and clients.


The primary teaching responsibility will be direct daily supervision and instruction of senior students and house officers rotating through the Anesthesiology and Community Surgery services. Other responsibilities will include: 1) participation in lectures and/or laboratories in the DVM professional curriculum; and 2) participation in all aspects of the didactic and graduate clinical (resident) training program of the VMTH. Professional Competence: Advance the discipline within the VMTH, as well as locally and nationally, through participation and leadership in providing high quality patient care in the hospital environment. Expected to establish a reputation for clinical excellence locally, regionally and nationally. Must demonstrate clinical competence and be recognized for accomplishment in a focused area of clinical practice. ACVAA or ECVAA certification and maintenance of certification required for appointment at or promotion to the Associate rank.

Creative Scholarship:

Creative/scholarly activities are required for individuals in both series. Faculty in the Professor of Clinical series are expected to advance the clinical discipline through creation and dissemination of new knowledge with documentation in peer-reviewed publications. The type of scholarly activity may focus primarily on integrating/improving clinical care, conducting clinical research studies, and/or improving veterinary medical education. Although creative scholarship is an expectation for faculty in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series, it is typically derived from clinical teaching and professional service activities. Examples of activities qualifying as creative scholarship in this series include participation in the advancement of professional education; publication of case reports or clinical reviews; development of or contributions to administration (supervision) of a clinical service; or development of or contributions to clinical guidelines or pathways. Service: University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means is required.



To receive fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by January 30st, 2022. 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 clinical didactic 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


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.