Academic Trauma, Acute Care Surgeon and Director of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery Research

Location: University of California, Davis Health, Sacramento, CA

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis Health located in Sacramento, California, seeks to fill 1 full-time Academic Trauma Surgeon position at the associate or professor level in the Clinical X, or In-Residence series. The selected candidate(s) will contribute to the growth of the educational, research, and clinical missions of the surgical programs at UC Davis Health. Expected responsibilities include serving as the Director for Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery Research, teaching; both inpatient and outpatient, clinical care, and resident and fellow teaching. The Incumbent will work collaboratively and integrate with our strong community partners and serve as a leader in the research community.

Basic Qualifications:

Qualified candidates must possess a Medical Degree; be eligible or certified by the American Board of Surgery in both Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. Must have a well-established research background and potential for extramural grant funding support. All candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment. Additional Qualifications: Candidates must be able to obtain a California Medical License before the start date. Must possess a strong research background to lead research efforts for the Department of Surgery. The ideal candidate will have experience in machine learning, and Big Data Analytics as it relates to surgical critical care medicine.

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

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, Gregory Jurkovich, MD at

For immediate consideration, applications should be received by September 24, 2019

However, the position will remain open, and applications will continue to be accepted until filled or through November 30, 2019.

This recruitment is conducted at the associate/full rank. The resulting hire will be at the rank of associate or full professor, 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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