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Academic Surgical Oncologist

Application Window

Open date: May 5th, 2021

Last review date: Monday, May 24, 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: Saturday, Apr 23, 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

University of California, Davis, Health System

Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology

Academic Surgical Oncologist

The School of Medicine, Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis, Health System in Sacramento, California seeks to recruit a full-time Academic Surgical Oncologist at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in the Clinical X, Health Science Clinical Professor or In-Residence series depending on experience and qualifications.

Expectations of a Clinical X series is to engage in teaching, research, service and clinical work, while expectations of faculty in the HSCP series are primarily clinical and include teaching, service and scholarly and/or creative activities.
Appointees the In-Residence series are required to participate in teaching, research, University/public service and patient care.

The emphasis of this recruitment is for a “general surgical oncologist” though the opportunity will be provided to develop a disease-specific focus including melanoma and gastrointestinal tumors. The candidate will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching, research and university service depending on academic series.

• Must be Board certified in general surgery
• Must have a California medical license before the appointment start date
• Selected individuals will have completed an approved ACGME accredited surgical oncology fellowship and will join a practice in the Division of Surgical Oncology at the NCI-accredited UCD Cancer Center.
• The candidate must have a long-term goal of establishing a multi-disciplinary cancer practice
• Expected to participate in clinical care, teaching, research and university service depending on academic series
• The candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment
• Expertise and an academic career interest in Global Health is preferred

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit:

For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Michael Campbell 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 an 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. with complete bibliography.

  • Cover Letter

  • 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 Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

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

Job location

Sacramento, Ca