Academic Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Location: University of California, Davis

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis; School of Medicine seeks to recruit a full-time Academic Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the Health Science Clinical, Clinical X, or In-Residence series, depending on experience and qualifications.

UC Davis Cardiac Surgery is expanding its current program. The surgeon selected for this position will engage in the teaching and practice of a broad spectrum of adult cardiac surgery. The selected candidate will be expected to have experience in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery and advanced training in heart failure, end-stage heart disease, complex coronary revascularization, and minimally invasive surgery. Senior-level candidates, with leadership experience, may be considered for a program director position based on their background and experience.

The candidate chosen will have access to an array of University research resources.

Basic Qualifications:
Qualified candidates must possess a Medical Degree, have completed a cardiothoracic surgery residency and fellowship program, and have or be eligible for ABTS certification in cardiothoracic surgery. Candidates will be expected to have demonstrated excellence in clinical practice, teaching and preferably research, as evidence by experience, outcomes and references. The candidate 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.

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

Faculty appointed in the Ladder Rank and In-Residence series are expected to engage in teaching, research and university and public service. The Clin X series has teaching research and service with an extra component of clinical practice. The Health Sciences Clinical Professor series is expected to engage in teaching, clinical care, service and contribute to scholarly and creative activities.

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

For full consideration applications must be received by May 15, 2020. However, this position will remain open until filled or through June 30, 2020.

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: by uploading:

  1. A letter of interest outlining research and teaching experience
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae with bibliography
  3. Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and
  4. The names and contact information of at least three professional references.

For questions regarding this position, please send e-mail to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. J. Nilas Young at:

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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