Hand/Upper Extremity Faculty Position

University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California
Sep 23, 2021
Sep 23, 2022
Full Time
Position Type


The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UC Davis School of Medicine is recruiting for a highly qualified accredited orthopaedic hand/upper extremity fellowship-trained surgeon to complement its comprehensive hand/upper extremity program. The position will serve in the Faculty Senate Clinical-X series with an assistant professor academic rank.

The UC Davis Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is the premier surgical service provider in the greater Sacramento region and beyond and is based on the UC Davis Health campus in Sacramento, California. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family- oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.


Faculty in the Clinical X series are expected to engage in professional competence and activity, teaching, research and creative work, and University/public service. This position will provide inpatient and outpatient care at UC Davis Health. This position will also include the teaching and supervision of fellows, residents, and medical students, as well as participate in departmental meetings, conferences, hospital, and departmental committees. This position will participate in evening/weekend/holiday call for our UC Davis Health Hospital System. Candidates in the Clinical X series must demonstrate the ability and experience to conduct scholarly/clinical/translational research and must provide evidence of experience obtaining extramural funding and/or administering clinical trials.


The candidate must possess an M.D. (or equivalent), have completed an approved Orthopaedic Surgery residency program, be board certified or eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery and be fellowship-trained in Hand/Upper Extremity Surgery. Must have the ability to teach medical students, residents, and fellows. Candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment and adhere to University policy and procedures.


For full consideration, applications must be received by November 7th. However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2022. The following information is required: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and contact information for 3-5 references.

Qualified candidates apply online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04443

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