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Assistant Professor - Urologic Oncology Research

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 22nd, 2019

Last review date: Friday, Dec 20, 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.


Assistant Professor - Urologic Oncology Research Faculty
(Regular/In-Residence Series 100%)

The Department of Urologic Surgery at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, seeks to recruit for a full-time faculty researcher with an interest in urologic oncology at the Assistant Professor rank in a split Regular Series (50%)/In-Residence Series (50%).

The successful candidate will have a strong record of research accomplishments, an innovative research plan, and demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in teaching. Regular Series faculty are expected to garner extramural funding to support their research, engage in teaching, and participate in University and public service.

Candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree, demonstrated outstanding record of research creativity in urologic oncology, ability to show independence and demonstrated productivity. Ability to obtain extramural research funding is highly desirable. Specifically, we seek an investigator with a strong track record in clinical translational research and experience with drug development, clinical trial design, and pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamics research.

In addition, the candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity including a record of successful mentorship of students and others, and should exhibit excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with administration, trainees, clinicians, faculty in other disciplines, and technical staff.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate that they are legally authorized to work in the United States. The University will not offer sponsorship of a visa for this position.

The candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment that fosters team science and adhere to policies and procedures.

This recruitment is conducted at the assistant rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistance rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications. Salary and step will be based upon experience and qualifications.

Interested candidates must submit their application online at Please submit (1) Cover Letter, (2) Curriculum Vita, (3) Statement of Research, (4) Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and (5) List of names and contact information for at least three references.

For first full consideration, applications must be received by December 20, 2019. The position will remain open until filled, through June 30, 2020.

To learn more about the Department of Urologic Surgery at UC Davis, please visit:

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Research

  • 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.

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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