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Academic Pediatric Surgeon

Application Window

Open date: May 25th, 2021

Last review date: Friday, Oct 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: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 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, Department of Surgery

Academic Pediatric Surgeon

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis located in Sacramento, California seeks to recruit a full-time academic pediatric surgeon at the Assistant or Associate rank in the Clinical X, or In-Residence series depending on experience and qualifications.

Expectations of the Clinical X series is to engage in teaching, research, service and clinical work. Expectations of the In-Residence series is participation in teaching, research, University/public service and patient care.

The successful candidate should have a strong interest in minimally invasive pediatric surgery a focus on translational research. The selected candidate will have responsibilities on the surgery service which include general pediatric, thoracic, trauma and fetal surgical specialties at the University of California Davis Health, Children’s Hospital, and Shriner’s Hospital for Children – Northern California. The selected candidate is expected to participate in teaching, clinical care, both inpatient and outpatient, in addition to research relating to pediatric and fetal surgery. Dependent upon the academic series, the individuals will be expected to develop research with a focus in pediatric surgery. Salary and level of appointment will be based upon experience and qualifications.

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit

For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Payam Saadai, MD at:

For full consideration, applications must be received by June 25, 2021; however, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2022.

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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Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover 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 required (contact information only)

Job location

Sacramento, Ca