Nov 26, 2020

Assistant/Associate Professor - Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • University of California Davis
  • Davis, CA
Orthopaedic Pediatric Surgeon

Job Description

Orthopaedic Surgery: Pediatric Faculty Position DESCRIPTION The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UC Davis Health is co-recruiting with Shriners Hospital for Children - Northern California for a highly qualified accredited pediatric orthopedic fellowship-trained surgeon to complement its comprehensive combined pediatric program. The position will serve in the Faculty Senate Clinical-X series, and will practice at both hospitals, with an academic rank commensurate with their experience and qualifications. Shriners Hospital for Children - Northern California is a surgical subspecialty hospital located on the campus of UC Davis Health in Sacramento that provides comprehensive pediatric orthopaedic care to children from all over Northern California, in addition to burn surgery, pediatric surgery, and rehabilitation. The UC Davis Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is the premier surgical service provider in the greater Sacramento region and beyond. The joint pediatric orthopaedic program, which includes 8 pediatric orthopaedists, 2 hand surgeons, 2 sports surgeons, 3 spine surgeons and 2 orthopaedic oncologists, is based at Shriners Hospital, with Level 1 pediatric trauma care at UC Davis. Together, the two institutions are ranked by U.S. News and World Report in pediatric orthopaedics. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, and Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains. REQUIREMENTS This position will provide care at UC Davis Health and Shriners Hospital, with trauma call at UC Davis. Interest and skills in trauma are preferred. In accordance with the mission of both institutions, this position will teach (fellows, residents, and medical students) and perform original research. They will also participate in departmental and hospital committees and meetings. APPLICATION PROCESS For full consideration, applications must be received by January 15, 2021. However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2021. The following information is required: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and contact information for 3-5 references. Qualified candidates should apply online at: The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC Davis requires all candidates of ladder rank faculty tenured or security of employment searches to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into RECRUIT as part of their application. If the candidate does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists considered for positions with tenure or security of employment will be subject to reference checks. Reference Check Authorization Form: The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: 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. More information is available UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco- free campus

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