Mar 09, 2024

Spine Service Section Chief (ACADEMIC POSITION)

  • University of California San Francisco
  • San Francisco, CA
Orthopaedic DIVISION CHIEF Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Job Description

Spine Service Section Chief (ACADEMIC POSITION) UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO Department of Orthopaedic Surgery UCSF School of Medicine Associate/Full Level The UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery seeks an outstanding leader in Orthopaedic Spine Service to serve as Section Chief. In partnership with the Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Section Chief will have the following roles and responsibilities: 1) Oversee academic and operational activities within the Spine Section. 2) Manage day-to-day activities of the section, mentor faculty, promote research and coordinate educational programs. 3) Work with the Chair to direct the vision and manage the clinical expansion of the spine service. 4) Work collaboratively with medical leadership across all divisions at in Orthopaedic Surgery. 5) Work with departmental leadership to manage the Section’s budget, faculty recruitment and evaluation. As an Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, candidate will provide diagnostic and interventional management with the full spectrum of musculoskeletal diagnoses. The selected candidate will be appointed to the Associate/Full Professor rank of the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical, Clinical X, or In-Residence faculty series. The selected candidate will be expected to collaborate in investigative work that leads to publications in peer-reviewed journals and participate in both didactic and bedside teaching and mentoring activities for our medical students, residents, and fellows. The position will be based primarily at UCSF Health and its satellite clinics and will have full access to all UCSF sites and academic resources. Requirements: All requirements must be met at the time of hire. A valid California medical license will be required as a condition of employment. MD, DO, or equivalent degree from an accredited program. Completed an accredited Orthopaedic Residency program. Completed a Spine Fellowship. Board certification/eligibility in Orthopaedic Surgery. Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending requirements upon submission. Applicants must apply online at with a Cover Letter, CV, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Research, Statement of Contributions to Diversity and the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of three peer references who we may contact directly. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5. The minimum base salary range for this position is $177,100 - $377,200. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

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