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Assistant/Associate Professor - Research Faculty

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 30th, 2019

Last review date: Monday, Oct 28, 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 Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is seeking full-time candidates for a 100% academic position as an Assistant or Associate Professor In Residence at 50% and Assistant or Associate Professor at 50% in the Regular (tenure track) series. Appointees to this series are required to engage in research, teaching, patient care, and University/public service.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish or continue a significant externally funded research program within his/her area of focus, congruent with the research mission and foci of the department. The candidate will have time devoted to research, clinical care, teaching, and University/public service.

Candidates must possess the degree of MD or DO, be Board Certified in Family Medicine, be eligible for licensure in the State of California; demonstrate ability and experience to conduct scholarly/clinical research, and have recent clinical practice, including outpatient clinic. Experience in and the ability to teach medical students, residents, and fellows also is required. Completion of a post-graduate fellowship or Ph.D. is desired. Experience in providing inpatient hospital care and obstetrical care are preferred.

Qualified applicants should upload an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Research, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and provide three (3) to five (5) references with contact information online at

For full consideration, applications should be received by October 28, 2019. However, this position will be open until filled through June 30, 2020.

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC Davis conducts a reference check on all finalists for tenured positions. The reference check involves contacting the administration of the applicant’s previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University’s Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UC Davis requires all applicants for any open search for assistant/associate/full professor to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into RECRUIT as part of their application. If an applicant does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists considered for positions with tenure or security of employment will be subject to reference checks.

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. 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

A reference check will be completed only if you are selected as the final candidate. Download, complete and upload the form:

UC Davis supports Family-friendly recruitments. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany a faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age.

At UC Davis, a Work Life program has been in place since January 2003. A group of Faculty Advisors for Work Life was established in 2007 to help publicize and inform the faculty about the programs, policies, and resources associated with work life/life changes. This group of advisors represents various academic units
(colleges, schools, divisions) on the campus. The following summarizes the programs and updated UC policy

The UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) is a service designed to support departments and deans offices in the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty. Eligibility is limited to full-time Academic Senate Ladder Rank faculty, Cooperative Extension Specialists, and in a few instances, members of the Senior Management Group.

For questions regarding how these policies/programs affect academic appointees, contact:
Lisa Brodkey, Director
Faculty Relations and Development,
(530) 752-7643

UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014, Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis-- indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential

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