Assistant Professor of Cooperative Extension for Rural Community Disaster Preparedness (RCDP)
Location: Davis, California
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: JPF05040
POSITION DESCRIPTION The University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, a statewide program with local delivery, in collaboration with the School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis, seeks a full time Assistant Professor of Cooperative Extension (100%) in the area of rural and agricultural community disaster preparedness to protect Californian’s diverse companion animal and livestock species through extension teaching (education and training outreach activities), applied research and other creative work, and service. The successful candidate will collaborate closely with colleagues in the School, across the University, and within the network of UC Cooperative Extension who work on services that improve preparation, response, and recovery from disasters like floods, droughts, wildfires, disease outbreaks, disruption of supply or marketing chains or daily operations that affect Californians and their companion and domestic animals.
View this position online: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05040
-DVM or equivalent degree is required. -Advanced training and/or board certification in an appropriate discipline is desirable, (e.g., internal medicine, critical care, epidemiology or preventive medicine, infectious disease, animal welfare). -Expertise or appropriate training in disaster related programs, for example, animal health, disease outbreaks, animal rescue, incident command system, animal evacuation and sheltering, preparedness courses, working relationships with first responders, and experience with local, state and/or national agency disaster programs. -Ability or potential to develop intervention strategies that promote the resilience of communities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural, human-made, or personal disasters is required. -Evidence of research activity or potential to develop an applied research program in one or more aspects of disaster preparedness or response is required. -A record of acquisition of extramural funding or the potential to do so is required. -Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere are required. -Evidence of or potential for leadership and initiative is required. Additional qualifications (required at time of start) -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 can obtain a University License (California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1). Preferred qualifications -Evidence of, or potential, for extending applied research and conducting outreach education is expected.
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