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Assistant/Associate HSCP - OB Focus

Application Window

Open date: December 1st, 2020

Last review date: Thursday, Apr 1, 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 University of California, Davis School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. The Department of Family Medicine is national leader in primary care research, education and clinical care.

The position would be expected to contribute with distinction in the areas of clinical care, teaching mentoring of trainees scholarly and/or creative activities, and University and public service. This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant/Associate rank. The resulting hire will be at the Assistant/Associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

Specific core duties, functions and responsibilities include:
• Providing direct outpatient clinical care in all aspects of family medicine with an emphasis on family medicine - obstetrics clinical care
• Providing inpatient obstetrics care including antepartum, intrapartum postpartum care, and surgical obstetrics and inpatient newborn care including dedicated shifts on labor and delivery approximately one-half day every other week. Call schedule is assigned in 12-hour shifts and will include some weekends (night and day shifts) as well as weekday shifts. (Providing inpatient and pediatric care is optional.)
• Teaching and supervision of residents and medical students in both inpatient and outpatient settings, with an emphasis on family medicine – obstetrics
• Directing the Family Medicine / Obstetrics Residency Track including curriculum oversight and development, mentorship for residents
• Contribute to departmental, University and public service

Candidates must have the following qualifications:
• MD or DO degree
• Successful completion of an approved family medicine residency training program
• Be Board certified or board eligible in Family Medicine
• Ability to obtain a Medical License in the State of California
• Current outpatient clinical practice including obstetrics
• Current inpatient obstetrics practice
• Demonstrated experience in the teaching of residents and students
• Commitment to providing care to diverse populations and under-served populations

The following qualifications are optional, but strongly desired for this position:
• OB fellowship or equivalent training
• Full spectrum reproductive health care training
• Experience in care of LGBTQ populations
• X-waiver DEA license

How to apply:
Qualified applicants should send the following information to
• Curriculum Vitae
• Statement of Teaching
• Diversity Statement
• List of 3-5 professional references including contact information
• Authorization for Reference Check

For full consideration, applications must be received by January 10, 2021. However, this position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2021.

About UC Davis Health:
As the region's only academic health center, UC Davis Health is focused on discovering, applying, and sharing knowledge and providing the highest quality of care. UC Davis Health is a hub of innovation that encompasses UC Davis Medical Center, UC Davis School of Medicine, The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and UC Davis Medical Group. UC Davis and UC Davis Health also commit to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, and individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who share in our vision to achieve a diverse and inclusive community. The UC Davis Medical Center has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organization, as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” in its annual Healthcare Equality Index report for the seventh year in a row. We serve an incredibly diverse population of urban and rural patients, with a focus on care of the under-served, and are fully engage in the educational, research and service missions of the University of California.

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.

We are actively seeking faculty who aspire to educate a student body rich in diversity with respect to gender, ethnicity, first-generation students, socioeconomic status, and academic interests. We particularly value faculty who are committed to mentoring and educating students from the broadest possible cross-sections of their communities and countries. We especially welcome applicants whose research, teaching, and community outreach demonstrably attest to their commitment to inclusion of under-represented and/or non-majority individuals into their respective area of specialization within their discipline. We welcome applicants who have shown a commitment to educating and mentoring a diverse student body to expand opportunities and enhance personal growth, retention, and academic success.

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.

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Application Requirements

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

  • 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
  • 3-8 required (contact information only)