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Academic Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon(s)

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is Assistant Professor [$348,490]- [$453,597], Associate Professor [$417,271]- [$532,788] and Full Professor [$440,478]- [$586,896]. This position includes membership in the [Health Sciences Compensation Plan] hyperlinked to

Application Window

Open date: October 27, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Dec 8, 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: Saturday, Oct 26, 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.

Position description

The University of California, Davis

Department of Surgery

Academic Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon(s)

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis Health located in Sacramento, California, seeks to recruit three full-time Academic Trauma Surgeons at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor level in the Health Science Clinical Professor, Clinical X or In-Residence series; dependent upon experience and qualification.

Expectations of a Clinical X and In-Residence 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.

The selected candidate(s) will contribute to the growth of the educational, research and clinical missions of the surgical programs at UC Davis Health. Expected responsibilities include teaching; both inpatient and outpatient, clinical care, resident and fellow teaching, research related to trauma services and participation in the trauma, acute care surgery and surgical critical care team conferences. The incumbent(s) will work collaboratively and integrate with our strong community partners.

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit:

For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Rachael Callcut, MSPH, FACS at

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


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Qualified candidates must:
• Possess a Medical Degree
• Be eligible or certified by the American Board of Surgery in both Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
• The candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially and promote a diverse and inclusive environment

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Candidates must be able to obtain a California Medical License before the start date.

Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

• Candidates must be able to show experience relating to clinical and educational programs; and successful research engagement.

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
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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Job location

Sacramento, California