Plastic Surgery – Assistant, Associate of Full Professor

Location: The University of California, San Diego, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic – San Diego, CA

The University of California, San Diego, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and seek to recruit academic plastic surgeons with interest in complex reconstructive plastic surgery.

Candidate must have an MD or equivalent and be board certified or eligible in Plastic Surgery. Candidates must have completed fellowship training in hand surgery, pediatric plastic surgery, aesthetic surgery, transgender surgery, or an equivalent fellowship training program at the time of appointment. Candidates must also be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California. Candidates must also have demonstrated excellence in research, clinical care of patients, as well as an excellent track record of publication.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate of Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

HS Clinical Professor

Clinical X Professor

Adjunct Professor

In-Residence Professor

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded. As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited.

Additional information can be found here:

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

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, or status as a protected veteran.


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