Academic Colorectal Surgeon

Location: University of California, Davis

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis, Health System located in Sacramento, California, seeks to hire a 2 full-time Academic Colorectal Surgeon. 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 be expected to participate in teaching; clinical care, both inpatient and outpatient; research relating to colorectal surgery and university service dependent on the chosen academic series.

Basic Qualifications:
Qualified candidates must possess a medical degree, have an excellent academic background, and completed an approved colorectal fellowship; be board certified/eligible in colorectal surgery, and have a CA Medical License before the start date. The candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Prior experience in administration of clinical and educational programs, demonstrated experience in colorectal cancer and/or IBD, experience in minimally invasive surgery, and a strong interest in clinical education.

Salary and level of appointment will be based upon experience and qualifications. 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 qualification.

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, Michael Campbell, MD at

For full consideration, applications must be received by September 30, 2019 However, the position will remain open until filled through August 25, 2020


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