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Assistant/Associate Professor - Urologic Oncology

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Assistant/Associate Professor – Urologic Oncology
(Regular/In-Residence Series)

The Department of Urology at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, invites applicants for a position at UC Davis, School of Medicine. This is an academic position at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank in the Regular series (50%) and In-Resident series (35%) with responsibilities in clinical care, teaching, research, and university and public services. It is expected that the candidate chosen for this position will be qualified to hold a 5/8th joint appointment in the VA Northern California Health Care System.

Qualified candidates must possess a medical degree, be board certified or board-eligible in Urology, be eligible for licensure in the State of California, and be fellowship trained in urologic oncology. The candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment and adhere to policies and procedures. The candidate is expected to have experience in providing clinical services in urologic oncology, proven ability to build extramurally funded research program, evidence of experience with teaching and publications of scholarly work in medical literature. The candidate is also expected to have a background in epidemiology or related field to perform outcomes work in translational science, preferably in the development of biomarkers to guide and personalize the therapy in urologic malignancies. Experience and a strong interest in either outcomes research or basic/translational science is desired. A Master of Science in Health Services Research is highly preferred for those in health services research.

Clinical service includes management of patients with urologic cancers to include kidney, bladder, prostate and testes using open, minimally invasive and robotic surgical approaches.

Teaching includes participation in weekly grand rounds and educational conferences as well as the teaching of medical students, interns, residents, graduate students, and/or postdoctoral fellows. It may include required lectures and courses or development of new courses.

Research responsibilities include developing a creative and collaborative research program in either outcomes research or basic/translational science investigations is desired. Achieving extramural funding, collaborative research and authorship of publications in peer reviewed journals are hopeful outcomes.

Service and professional responsibilities include University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means as required by rank.

For full consideration, applications must be received by October 27, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2018.

Qualified candidates must apply online at UC Recruit: Please upload your CV, cover letter, statement of contributions to diversity and three professional references. This recruitment is at the Assistant/Associate rank. The resulting hire will be at the Assistant/Associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications.

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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.

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Job location

Sacramento, CA


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 - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

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