Academic Transplant Surgeon

Location: University of California, Davis

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis Health, located in Sacramento, California, seeks to hire 2 full-time Transplant Surgeons at the assistant, associate or full professor level in the Health Science Clinical Professor, Clinical X or In-Residence series; dependent upon experience and qualification.

The selected candidate will have a strong interest in kidney and pancreas transplantation and engage in clinical activities that include adult and pediatric transplantation with a strong focus on living donor kidney transplantation. The individual would be incorporated into a practice that includes laparoscopic nephrectomy, dialysis access, and a variety of general surgical procedures. The selected individual will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching, research, and university service dependent on the chosen academic series.

Basic Qualifications:
Qualified candidates must possess an M.D degree, be board eligible or certified in Surgery or Urology, and possess a California Medical License before the start date. The ideal candidate should be fully trained in an American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) accredited fellowship program. All candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

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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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 subcontracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available

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Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and references to:

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, Junichiro Sageshima, MD at

For full consideration, applications must be received by October 2, 2019 However, the position will remain open until filled through September 1, 2020


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