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Assistant/Associate Professor - Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 17th, 2019

Last review date: Friday, Jan 31, 2020 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.

Description

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UC Davis School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time (100% time) highly qualified accredited orthopedic spine fellowship-trained surgeon to complement its already comprehensive spine program. The position will serve as a faculty member at either the Assistant, or Associate rank in our Faculty Senate Clinical-X series. The academic rank of the position is commensurate with the level of experience and qualifications of the applicant.

The UC Davis Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is the premier surgical service provider in the greater Sacramento region and beyond and is based on the UC Davis Health campus in Sacramento, California. 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.

Requirements
This position will provide inpatient and outpatient spine clinical care for the UC Davis Health Spine Clinic, with the potential to collaborate with Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California. This position will also include the teaching of fellows, residents, and medical students and will provide both formal didactic sessions and clinical supervision for students, residents and fellows, as well as participate in departmental meetings, conferences, hospital and departmental committees. This position will participate in evening/weekend/holiday call for our UC Davis Health Hospital System.

Basic Qualifications
The candidate must possess an M.D., have completed an approved Orthopaedic Surgery residency program, be board certified or eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery and be a fellowship-trained in Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon. 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.

APPLICATION PROCESS
For full consideration, applications must be received by January 31, 2020. 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 3-5 references.

Qualified candidates should apply online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03311

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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. 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 UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

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Job location

Sacramento, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • 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 https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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