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Academic Plastic Surgeon - Microsurgery/Hand

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 7th, 2018
Next review date: January 8th, 2019
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: June 30th, 2019
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.


The University of California, Davis, Department of Surgery

Academic Plastic Surgeon - Microsurgery/Hand

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 and Microsurgery. The position will be 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 selected candidate will have responsibilities in this distinguished service, which includes reconstructive plastic, trauma, and subspecialty surgical services. Duties include; teaching, both resident and fellow instruction, clinical care - both inpatient and outpatient – and research.

Basic Qualifications:
Qualified candidates must have an M.D. degree, be board certified or board eligible in Plastic Surgery, fellowship trained in Hand surgery, and a California Medical License before the start date. All candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: by uploading a Letter of Interest outlining research, educational, and administrative experience; curriculum vitae with bibliography; statement of contributions to diversity and the names and contact info of at least three professional references.

For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Granger Wong, MD at

For full consideration, initial applications should be received by January 8, 2019. However, the position will remain open and applications will continue to be accepted until filled or through June 30, 2019.

This recruitment is conducted at the assistant/associate rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistant/associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

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 positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available

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Job location

Sacramento, CA

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • 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.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

How to apply

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  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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