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Academic Plastic Surgeon - Microsurgery/Breast

Application Window

Open date: May 28th, 2021

Last review date: Thursday, Jun 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: Monday, May 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

The University of California, Davis, Department of Surgery

Academic Plastic Surgeon – Microsurgery/Breast

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis, Health System located in Sacramento, California, seeks to fill two full-time Academic Plastic Surgeon positions with a specialty in Breast reconstruction and Microsurgery. The position will be recruited at the assistant or associate professor level in the Health Science Clinical, Clinical X, or In-Residence series. UC Davis is a large volume Level I Trauma Hospital with an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center and a Level I Children’s Surgical Center.

Candidates 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.

The selected candidate will have responsibilities in this distinguished service, which includes reconstructive plastic, trauma, and subspecialty surgical services. Duties include; teaching, both resident and fellow instruction, clinical care - both inpatient and outpatient – and research.

For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Le Pu, MD at

For full consideration, initial applications should be received by June 24th, 2021; however, the position will remain open until filled or through May 23rd, 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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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    • The candidate must have a M.D. degree
    • Be board certified or board eligible in Plastic Surgery
    • Be fellowship trained in Microsurgery
    • Possess a current California Medical License by appointment start date
    • All candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • 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)
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Sacramento, Ca