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Brain Injury Medicine Physiatrist

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 15th, 2019

Last review date: Saturday, Nov 30, 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 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UC Davis School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time (100% time) academic Physiatrist in Brain Injury Rehabilitation Medicine. The position will serve as a faculty member at either the Assistant, Associate or Professor rank in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. The academic rank and series of the position is commensurate with the level of experience and qualifications of the applicant.

The UC Davis Department of PM&R is the premiere rehabilitation service provider in the greater Sacramento region, and is located on the UC Davis Health campus in Sacramento, California. UC Davis Health has engaged in a joint venture to launch a new 52 bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital on the UC Davis Health campus expected to be completed in 2021. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.

This position will focus on inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation of stroke, traumatic brain injury, concussion and spasticity management, and will also include the teaching of residents and medical students. This position will be an integral piece in developing a multidisciplinary Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence. This position will provide both formal and didactic sessions and clinical supervision for students and house staff, as well as, participate in departmental meetings, conferences, hospital and departmental committees. This position will participate in evening/weekend/holiday call for the UC Davis PM&R inpatient rehabilitation call. Opportunities for clinical research may be available.

Basic Qualifications
The candidate must possess an M.D. or D.O. degree, have completed an approved physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program, and be board certified or eligible in Brain Injury Medicine. The candidate must be eligible for licensure in the State of California and/or have an active California medical license prior to appointment start date. Candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment and adhere to University policy and procedures. Demonstrated teaching experience in an academic clinical setting is preferred.

For full consideration, applications must be received by November 30, 2019. However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2020. The following information is required: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Contributions to Diversity and contact information for 3 references.
Qualified candidates should apply online at:

UC Davis is 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. Certain UC Davis 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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Job location

Sacramento, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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

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