Nov 26, 2020

Ellison Endowed Chair Faculty Position

  • University of California Davis
  • Davis, CA
Orthopaedic CHAIR

Job Description

The Larry Ellison Endowed Chair will support research and teaching in the area of musculoskeletal health (MSK) in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the UC Davis Health School of Medicine. The Department seeks candidates with a track-record of excellence and leadership in research at an academic institution and a demonstrated ability to establish extramurally funded research programs as evidenced by receipt of significant funding from national agencies. The successful candidate will be expected to effectively interface with physicians and scientists, participate in collaborations within the UC Davis research community and ultimately build new translational research programs. We are recruiting for a Regular Ladder Rank (tenure track, full-time FTE) or Regular Ladder Rank (tenure-track)/in Residence split at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, commensurate with the level of experience and qualifications of the applicant. REQUIREMENTS Candidates must possess a terminal degree (Ph.D./M.D.). Evidence of success in obtaining Federally funded grants and/or contracts is required. The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse community is also required. Additionally, the holder of the endowed chair will have the following responsibilities assigned: Engage in teaching and scholarly activities focused in the area of Regeneration of Bone and Cartilage. Teach one course per year in the undergraduate, graduate and residency programs in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Conduct research on bone cartilage and perform service to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the broader community in which it is situated. Provide leadership in the area of Regeneration and be fully engaged in activities in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Enhance the academic and intellectual life of the campus as a whole. APPLICATION PROCESS For full consideration, applications must be received by June 30, 2020. However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2021. A successful application will contain the following: Statement of Interest. Please include suitability for the position, description of relevant research, and address the following three (3) topics: A vision for collaborative MSK research and innovation across UCDH. A strategy for building a robust extramurally funded research enterprise across the department. A strategy for mentoring our junior research faculty. Curriculum Vitae Names/contact information of six (6) references. Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Authorization Release Form for Reference Check APPLY ONLINE: 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: 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. More information is available UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (

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