Oct 24, 2022

Assistant/Associate/Professor Rank Clinical Faculty Position in Medicine, Medical Sciences, and Public Health

  • University of California Davis
  • Davis, CA

Job Description

As part of a campus-wide initiative to hire leading clinical faculty with a strong commitment to teaching, research/scholarly activity and service that will: Promote the success of underrepresented people in medicine (i.e., African American, Latino(a)(x)/Chicano(a)/Hispanic, and Native American/Indigenous populations), including faculty, patients, trainees, and the community; Address the needs of our increasingly diverse state; and Work to improve barriers preventing full participation of underrepresented people in higher education UC Davis announces as assistant/associate/professor rank clinical faculty position in the School of Medicine. Applications are encouraged from candidates with a strong disciplinary background in medicine, medical sciences, or public health that will fit within one of the School's following departments: [https://health.ucdavis.edu/medschool/departments/index.html]. The successful candidate also will have an accomplished track record (calibrated to career stage) of teaching, research/scholarly work or service activities addressing the needs of underrepresented people, and a clearly articulated vision of how their work at UC Davis will continue to contribute to the University’s mission of serving the needs of our diverse state and student population. Applicants’ track record of engagement and activity related to diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as their plans for future engagement will be a significant part of the overall evaluation of the candidate’s qualifications for a faculty appointment. With this in mind: The initial screening of candidates will be based on the evaluation of the candidates’ Cover Letter and Statement of Contributions to Diversity. Applicants are strongly recommended to read the guidelines for writing a diversity statement before completing their application materials. The link is [https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/guidelines-writing-diversity-statement]. We encourage applications from candidates with a strong disciplinary background in any current or emerging area that will fit within one of the clinical departments in the School of Medicine. Appointment will be on a fiscal year basis. Qualifications for this position are as follows: To see full position description and apply visit, [https://recruit.edu/apply/JPF05218]. Our Commitment Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of the University of California, Davis. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by faculty who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our recently developed Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our new 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. The University The University of California, Davis, is highly ranked in the nation and the world, according to influential university ranking publications like U.S. News and World Report, QS World University Rankings, the Times Higher Education World University Ranking and the Princeton Review. UC DAVIS IS POSITIONED to be a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion in part because of its identity as a leader in health, teacher education, ethnic studies, agriculture, and engineering, among others. As a land grant research intensive university in the most diverse state in the nation, UC Davis sits at the border of the rural and urban, within wealthy and impoverished communities, and where government and private industry co-exist. UC Davis’s commitment to social mobility is part of its DNA, which is to say that attention to issues of institutional diversity, systemic inclusion, social equity are paramount to maintaining our relevance to our students, patients, employees, and community. The Principles of Community guide efforts to partner with business and community entities to better represent the underserved. Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 situated in a beautiful pastoral setting. Livability.com ranks Davis the 3rd "Best City to Live in for STEM Workers" and 18th among the "Top 100 Best Places to Live" in the country. The University’s student population is approximately 35,500. The campus lies 14 miles west of Sacramento (the State capital), 72 miles northeast of San Francisco, 47 miles to the east of the famed Napa Valley and wine country, and 110 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe and the Sierras. The San Francisco Bay Area is home to multiple world-class research and academic institutions providing additional collaborative opportunities. UC Davis School of Medicine Our students are leaders who appreciate rigorous academic training balanced with hands-on experience and a strong desire to serve. Many of our faculty specialize in translational research, covering a wide range of areas, and are engaged in leading-edge, interdisciplinary collaborations within the UC Davis community and with other highly regarded institutions around the country. Our school is consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top schools in the nation for primary care training and research. Classrooms and lecture halls are directly across the street from UC Davis Medical Center, one of the nation’s premiere teaching hospitals, and many of the university’s research laboratories are also on the Sacramento campus and equally convenient. The School of Medicine, according the latest rankings published March 30, 2021, by U.S. News & World Report, is ranked No. 4 for diversity among its student body. UC Davis, in fact, was the top-ranked medical school for diversity outside of the East Coast. The impressive ranking is based on enrollment of underrepresented minority (URM) groups, defined as Hispanic/Latinx, Black/African American, American Indian /Alaskan Native or Asian Pacific Islander, and its comparison to the state’s demographics. The School of Medicine reported a total URM enrollment of 37.3% in 2020, the period considered for the ranking. UC Davis Health UC Davis Health is a major driver of economic prosperity in Sacramento region and Northern California. According to a 2010 study, it generates more than $3.4 billion in annual economic output and more than 20,000 jobs. For every employee or dollar of output directly supported by UC Davis Health's operations, the Northern California economy gains an additional 1.1 jobs or $1.10 of output, respectively. UC Davis Health harnesses the power of an entire university’s nationally-ranked resources and research to tackle the most pressing health care issues facing the world today. UC Davis Health’s clinicians and researchers include partners working in the nation’s best School of Veterinary Medicine, the nation’s best School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, one of the nation’s best Colleges of Biological Sciences, and one of the nation’s best Colleges of Engineering – all from within one of the top five ‘Best Public Universities’ in the entire United States. The Medical Center is located in Sacramento, in the heartland of California. Sacramento is a vibrant, culturally diverse and rapidly growing city, with year-round temperate weather and easy access to San Francisco, the California coast, several wine regions including Napa and Sonoma, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra mountain ranges. Sacramento is known for being America's farm to fork capital and is also home to a major league sports team – the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association.

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