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UC Davis Faculty Position: Cerebrovascular Neurologist

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 1st, 2019
Last review date: Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 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: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 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 Neurology, University of California Davis, School of Medicine, is recruiting a cerebrovascular neurologist for a full-time faculty position.

The UC Davis Department of Neurology and UC Davis Health teaching hospital are nationally ranked in US News & World Report. The Department is linked to three neuroscience research centers and the UC Davis Veterinary School. UC Davis Health is located in Sacramento between the San Francisco Bay area and Lake Tahoe.

Currently, UC Davis Medical Center is an advanced primary stroke center operating as a comprehensive stroke center moving forward with certification within the next year. The medical center provides 24 hours/7 day coverage for neuro-endovascular procedures, neurocritical care ICU support, neurovascular neurosurgery, RN stroke coordinators, and a well established telestroke/ teleneurology network. Faculty work closely with active residency programs in Neurology, neurosurgery, as well as participate in Neurocritical Care clinical education. Submission for an ACGME-approved Vascular Neurology fellowship is anticipated within the next 12 months.

As a Level 1 Trauma Center, UCDHS has the largest catchment area of the academic medical centers in California. Well-funded, highly active research programs and clinical trials in the cerebrovascular field are in place.

The position is available in either the Health Sciences Clinical Professor or Clinical X series at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. In both the Health Science Clinical Professor and Clinical X series, the faculty member will provide inpatient and outpatient clinical care; teach medical students, residents and fellows; and provide university/public service.

For the Clinical X series, the ability and experience to conduct scholarly/clinical/translational research and a record of publication in peer-reviewed journals is required. Evidence of success in obtaining extramural funding and/or administering clinical trials is preferred. The Department of Neurology strives to provide support for a successful academic career.

Candidates must possess an MD or DO degree, be board certified in Neurology by the ABPN, and have the ability to obtain a California medical license. The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment is required.

Preferred candidates include those with fellowship training in Vascular Neurology; board certification or eligibility in Vascular Neurology and/or Neurocritical Care. Neurohospitalists with sufficient Vascular Neurology training/experience board certified in Neurology will be considered.

The level of appointment will be commensurate with credentials.

To receive full consideration, applications must be received by August 25, 2019. However, the position will be open until filled through June 30, 2020. Interested applicants should submit: 1) cover letter with a summary of objectives and goals; 2) curriculum vita; and, 3) names of three references including addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses. All materials must be submitted using the following application link:

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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:

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • 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 required (contact information only)