Open date: August 17, 2023
Most recent review date: Friday, Nov 24, 2023 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: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 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.
Joint UCD/VA Academic General Thoracic Surgeon
The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis Health located in Sacramento, California, and the VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS), jointly seek to hire a full time Thoracic Surgeon in the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the assistant professor level, in the Health Science Clinical Professor, Clinical X, or In-Residence series. This is a 75% clinical appointment at the VA and 25% appointment at UC Davis Health, a level I Trauma Center and tertiary care referral center. The Division of General Thoracic Surgery, at UC Davis Health, is a national leading, comprehensive academic program including an integrated residency in thoracic surgery, basic and clinical research, an active clinical service, and affiliations with the Veterans Administration hospital in Sacramento, California.
VANCHCS expectations include maintenance of a high degree of excellence in clinical outcomes while providing efficient patient care. Collaborative patient management along with the other departments and sections of the hospitals including, but not limited to, Vascular laboratory, Medicine, Radiology, Medical Oncology, Pulmonary Medicine, Gastroenterology, and the auxiliary services.
The selected candidate will contribute to the growth of the educational, research and clinical missions of the surgical programs at UC Davis Health. Expected responsibilities include teaching, inpatient and outpatient clinical care, and research relating to thoracic disease, with a specific focus on lung cancer, and quality improvement. Clinical duties include resident/fellow supervision, call coverage at both the UC Davis Medical Center and the VA facilities. Ready access to hybrid O.R.s, robotic surgical systems and Simulation Centers will be available. The selected candidate will work collaboratively and integrate with our partners.
This position will receive separate additional compensation from the VA for their portion of the appointment.
Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05645
For questions regarding this position, please send e-mail to the search committee chair, Dr. David Tom Cooke, FACS at: email@example.com
• Must possess a Medical Degree
• Be eligible or certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery
• The candidate should have a strong interest and expertise in thoracic oncology, minimally invasive thoracic surgery (VATS and/or Robotics [robotics preferred but not required]) and esophageal surgery
• The candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially and promote a diverse and inclusive environment
• Must acquire a CA Medical License before the appointment start date
• Candidates must be able to show experience relating to clinical and educational programs; and successful research engagement.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research (Optional)
Statement of Teaching (Optional)
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.
- 3-5 required (contact information only)
Help contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
About UC Davis
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 University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.