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Academic General, Foregut and Minimally Invasive Surgeon

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 29th, 2018
Last review date: Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 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.


The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis; School of Medicine seeks to recruit a full-time academic position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or full Professor in the Clin X, In- Residence, or Health Science Clinical Professor series; appointment level will depend on experience and qualifications.

The selected candidate will be expected to participate in teaching; clinical care, both inpatient and outpatient; research activities; and university service. Qualified candidates must have an M.D. degree; completed an ACGME accredited and approved Minimally Invasive Surgery fellowship; and be board certified/eligible in general surgery. The candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment. Additionally, the candidate must acquire a CA Medical License before the start date.

The successful candidate will join the Division of Foregut, Metabolic, and General Surgery and is expected to have a diverse general surgical practice with a strong focus in minimally invasive surgery. Preferred qualifications include: prior experience or interest in developing an independent research program, innovative surgical skills, demonstrated experience with minimally invasive surgery, and a strong interest in clinical education. Salary and level of appointment will be based upon experience and qualifications.
Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: by uploading a letter of interest outlining surgical experience and teaching experience, current curriculum vitae with bibliography, a statement of contribution to diversity, and the name and contact info of at least three professional references.

For questions regarding this position, please send e-mail to the search committee chair, Dr. Mohamed Ali at,
For full consideration applications must be received by November 30, 2018
However, the position will remain open until filled or to June 30, 2019

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. 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: If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

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 positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available

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Sacramento, CA

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Letter of interest outlining surgical experience and teaching experience

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

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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