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Academic Colorectal Surgeon

Application Window

Open date: May 25th, 2021

Last review date: Thursday, Jul 15, 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 Colorectal Surgeon, Division of Colorectal Surgery

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis, Health System located in Sacramento, California, seeks to hire a full-time Academic Colorectal Surgeon. UC Davis is a large volume Level I Trauma Hospital with an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center and a Level I Children’s Surgical Center.

The selected candidate will be expected to participate in teaching; clinical care, both inpatient and outpatient; research relating to colorectal surgery and university service dependent on the chosen academic series.

Successful candidate will be appointed at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Clinical X, In-Residence or HSCP series depending on experience and qualifications. Expectations of a Clinical X series is to engage in teaching, research, service and clinical work, appointees the In-Residence series are required to participate in teaching, research, University/public service, and patient care and appointees of the HSCP series is to engage in clinical work, teaching and to support departments research mission.

Basic Qualifications:
• Must possess a Medical Doctorate
• Excellent Academic Background
• Completed an approved Colorectal Surgical fellowship
• Candidates must be board certified/eligible in Colorectal Surgery
• CA Medical License before the appointment start date
• The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment

Preferred qualifications:
• Prior experience in administration of clinical and educational programs
• Demonstrated experience in colorectal cancer and/or IBD
• Experience in minimally invasive surgery, pelvic floor surgery training
• Strong interest in clinical education

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit:

Salary and level of appointment will be based upon experience and qualifications.

For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Jonathan Pierce, MD at

For full consideration, applications must be received by June 28, 2021; however, the position will remain open until filled through May 28, 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 an 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
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • 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 Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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

Job location

Sacramento, Ca