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Academic Burn Surgeon

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $348, 490 -$532,788. This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan

Application Window

Open date: May 2, 2024

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Jul 17, 2024 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, Apr 21, 2025 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, Division of Burn Surgery, at the University of California, Davis seeks to recruit a full-time Academic Burn Surgeon focusing on burn care at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in the Clinical X, Health Science Clinical Professor or In-Residence series depending on experience and qualifications.

The Division of Burn Surgery at the UC Davis Medical Center is a nationally recognized and verified program that offers singular care for adult patients with burn injuries. We provide comprehensive services for the critical care, medical, surgical, and reconstructive treatment of patients with burn injuries and burn related diseases. The Division of Burn Surgery educates trainees as part of its integrated burn residency and fellowship programs.

The candidate will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching, research, and university service depending on academic series. Expectations of the Clinical X and In-Residence series are to engage in teaching, research, service, and clinical work. Expectations of the Health Science Clinical Professor series are to engage in clinical work, teaching and to support the department’s research mission.

Qualified applicants should apply at UC Recruit:
Salary and level of appointment will be based upon experience and qualifications.
For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Tina Palmieri, MD at:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Qualified candidates must have an M.D. degree
  • Be board certified or board eligible in general surgery or plastic surgery, and critical care
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
  • Must acquire a CA Medical License before the appointment start date
  • Have completed an ACGME accredited burn surgery residency and fellowship program
Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

The candidate ideally will have demonstrated clinical teaching and basic science or clinical research skills, with potential to write grants and build strong local and international community relationships.

Dependent on the chosen academic series, the individual will be expected to develop a research focus in burns or burn reconstructive surgery, or equivalent academic endeavor.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • 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 for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

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

Sacramento, CA