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Sports Medicine Physician

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 28th, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, Feb 9, 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 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UC Davis School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time (100% time) academic Physiatrist in Sports & Musculoskeletal Medicine. The position will serve as a faculty member at either the Assistant, Associate or Professor rank in the Health Sciences Clinical or Clinical X Professor series. The academic rank and series of the position is commensurate with the level of experience and qualifications of the applicant.
The UC Davis Department of PM&R is the premier rehabilitation service provider in the greater Sacramento region, 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.

This position will provide adult outpatient physical medicine and rehabilitation clinical care for the UC Davis Sports Medicine Clinic, which will also include the teaching of residents and medical students. This position 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 the Sports Medicine event coverage and UC Davis PM&R inpatient rehabilitation call.

Basic Qualifications
The candidate must possess an M.D. or D.O. degree, have completed an approved physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program, and be board certified or eligible in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine. 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.

For full consideration, applications must be received by February 1, 2021. However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2021. The following information is required: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Contributions to Diversity and contact information for 3 references.
Qualified candidates should apply online at:

UC Davis is 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.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • 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
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)