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Academic Transplant Surgeon and Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery

Application Window

Open date: July 27th, 2021

Last review date: Friday, Sep 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: Tuesday, Jul 26, 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 Department of Surgery at the University of California Davis, Health located in Sacramento, California, seeks to hire a full time Transplant Surgeon, Chief of the Division of Transplant Surgery, and Medical Director of UC Davis Transplant Center at the associate or full professor level in the Clinical X, or In-Residence series. Expectations of a Clinical X and In-Residence series is to engage in teaching, research, service and clinical work. The Division of Transplant Surgery currently performs both adult and pediatric transplantation of the kidney, kidney-pancreas and isolated pancreas, and seeks to develop the full portfolio of solid organ transplantation with plans to initiate a liver transplant program in the near future.

The successful candidate must have acquired a history of leadership and administration experience in clinical and educational programs, including successful research activities, by virtue of training or prior experience.

The selected candidate will provide strategic and operational direction that will lead to growth of the educational, research, and clinical missions of the surgical programs at UC Davis Health. The candidate selected is expected to engage in the teaching and practice of adult and pediatric transplant surgery; including both inpatient and outpatient clinical care and basic translational/clinical science research related to transplantation.

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04284

Salary and level of appointment will be based upon experience and qualifications. For immediate consideration applications should be received by September 1, 2021. However, the position will remain open and applications will continue to be accepted until filled or through July 30, 2022.

For more information, please contact one of the search committee co-chairs:
Gregory (Jerry) Jurkovich, MD or Junichiro Sageshima, MD at surgery.jobs@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. 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 http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/)

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Qualified candidates must possess:
    • Medical Degree and be eligible or certified by the American Board of Surgery
    • The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment is also required
    • Qualified candidates will have experience and capability in liver, kidney and pancreas transplants and must meet UNOS requirements for primary surgeon in both liver and kidney transplantation
    • Candidate must acquire a CA Medical License before the appointment start date

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

    The ideal candidate will have vision and willingness to grow a program of excellence.

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 https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion 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)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04284

Help contact: slystewart@ucdavis.edu

Campus Information

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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 UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Sacramento, Ca