Nov 23, 2021

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery - Research

  • University of California Davis
  • Davis, CA

Job Description

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UC Davis Health seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Professor. The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is experiencing an exciting and transformative period of academic and clinical growth. For this research position, we seek diverse candidates with an established track record of research excellence in musculoskeletal health. Strong preference will be given to scientists with a demonstrated track record of peer-reviewed research in musculoskeletal health with an emphasis on molecular biology, development, epigenetics, tumor microenvironment, oncology, engineering, and/or biochemistry. The successful candidate will be expected to interface with physicians and other scientists, participate in collaborations within the UC Davis research community, and apply their research expertise to a range of research areas to facilitate the development of new collaborative projects. We are recruiting for an In-Residence Rank (non-tenure track) at the Assistant Professor rank. The holder of this position will have the following responsibilities assigned: Engage in independent and collaborative research in musculoskeletal innovation that complements our existing expertise in oncology, osteoarthritis, tissue engineering, biomechanics and pharmacology. All areas of research will be considered, but preference will be given to those with a strong background in infectious disease, stem cells and development, biomedical imaging, or musculoskeletal oncology. Support the educational activities of the undergraduate, graduate, and residency programs in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Engage in teaching, service, and scholarly activities to advance the mission of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Provide service and leadership in the musculoskeletal research arena and be fully engaged in activities in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, as well as relevant professional societies. For the full position description and to apply, visit This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant rank. The resulting hire will be at the Assistant rank regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

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