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Academic Plastic Surgeon - Hand

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is Assistant Professor $341,236-$521,443 and Associate Professor $420,247-$691,917. This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan,

Application Window

Open date: March 27, 2024

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Apr 10, 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: Wednesday, Mar 26, 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 at the University of California, Davis, Health located in Sacramento, California, seeks to fill a full-time Academic Plastic Surgeon position with a specialty in Hand Surgery. The position is being 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.

The candidate selected is expected to engage in the teaching and practice of plastic and reconstructive surgery with an emphasis on plastic surgery of the hand and upper extremities; with expertise in adult brachial plexus surgery as well as toe to finger transfer, including clinical care both inpatient and outpatient; microsurgery, and basic science/translational research trials relating to reconstructive surgery and clinical outcomes. Our long-term goal is to develop a world class integrated comprehensive multidisciplinary hand service. Other services offered include Upper extremity trauma care, Limb-loss and amputee care, and Peripheral nerve decompression. To provide complete multidisciplinary care, we collaborate with our colleagues in departments across UC Davis Health – including Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Neurology, Radiology, Rheumatology, Dermatology and with our regional clinics – to provide the best available care to our referred patients.

Successful candidate 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 are 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 are to engage in clinical work, teaching and to support departments research mission. This recruitment is conducted at the assistant/associate rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistant/associate rank, depending on the proposed appointee's qualifications.

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF06343. For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Granger Wong, at surgery.jobs@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Qualified candidates must have an M.D. degree
  • Must be board certified or board eligible in Plastic Surgery
  • Have a commitment to research activity
  • All candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
  • Completed a fellowship in Hand Surgery
  • Obtain a California Medical License before the start date

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.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF06343

Help contact: cmlima@ucdavis.edu

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.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

For the University of California's Affirmative Action Policy, please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4010393/PPSM-20

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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.

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Job location

Sacramento, CA