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Academic Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 8th, 2021

Last review date: Friday, Feb 26, 2021 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: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 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.

Position description

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis; School of Medicine seeks to recruit a full-time Academic Cardiothoracic Surgeon. The academic title will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank within the Health Sciences Clinical, Clinical X, or In-Residence series depending on experience and qualifications.

Faculty appointed in the In-Residence series are expected to engage in teaching, research and university and public service. The Clinical X series has teaching research and service with an extra component of clinical practice. The Health Sciences Clinical Professor series is expected to engage in teaching, clinical care, service and contribute to scholarly and/or creative activities.

The successful candidate will engage in the teaching and practice of a broad spectrum of adult cardiac surgery including transcatheter intervention for structural heart disease.

Basic Qualifications:
The candidate must possess a Medical Degree and be eligible or certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, they must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment is also required.

They must have experience in general cardiac surgery and further training and experience with catheter-based surgery.

They should also have experience and interest in education and training of surgical residents and medical students and the knowledge of managing a Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit.

Preferred Qualifications
Must include experience and capability in complex coronary artery revascularization and catheter base intervention for structural heart disorders.

Additional Qualifications:
The candidate must acquire a CA Medical License before the appointment start date, and obtain a California Fluoroscopy Operator’s Permit within the first year of appointment.

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: by uploading a Letter of Interest outlining research, educational, and administration 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, Nilas Young, MD at

For full consideration, applications must be received by January 22, 2021
However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2021

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.

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Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • 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.

  • Letter of Interest outlining research and teaching experience

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

Job location

Sacramento, CA