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Academic Breast Surgeon/Surgical Oncologist

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 11th, 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.


The University of California, Davis, Department of Surgery
Academic Breast Surgeon/Surgical Oncologist

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis located in Sacramento, California seeks to recruit a full-time Academic Breast Surgeon/Surgical Oncologist at the Associate or Full Professor level in the Clinical X, Health Science Clinical Professor or In-Residence series depending on experience and qualifications. UC Davis has an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The selected candidate will work within the Division of Surgical Oncology and broadly within the UC Davis NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The emphasis of this recruitment is for a breast surgical oncologist who specializes in all areas of breast surgical care. The successful candidate will have substantial opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and will be expected to leverage the strengths of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center in translational research, including the development and implementation of clinical trials. Based on clinical and leadership experience, candidates may be considered for a role as the Section Head for Breast Surgery and lead the expansion of our existing breast cancer program.

The candidate will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching, research and university service depending on academic series.

Basic Qualifications:
Qualified candidates must possess a Medical Degree. The successful candidate must have completed an approved Breast or Surgical Oncology Fellowship with an emphasis in breast care. All candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

Additional Qualifications:
Candidates must be able to obtain a California Medical License before the appointment start date.

Salary and level of appointment will be based upon experience and qualifications.

For immediate consideration applications should be received by January 31, 2020. However, the position will remain open and applications will continue to be accepted until filled or through June 30, 2020.

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: by uploading a Letter of Interest outlining research, educational, and administrative experience; curriculum vitae with bibliography; statement of contributions to diversity, and the names and contact info of at least three professional references.

For more information, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Robert Canter, MD at:

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

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Job location

Sacramento, CA


Document requirements
  • Letter of Interest outlining research, educational, and administrative experience

  • 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 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)