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Associate or Full Professor (Ladder, Ladder Rank/In-Residence) - Surgery - Division of Anatomy

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 4th, 2019

Last review date: Monday, Sep 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Apr 3, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Surgery, Division of Anatomy, in the School of Medicine ( at the University of California, San Diego is committed to excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Department is recruiting a new faculty member with a strong interest and demonstrated expertise in anatomical education and academic medicine to join our department

The Division of Anatomy is responsible for medical student anatomy education in the preclinical curriculum. Our award-winning teaching program involves an innovative combination of dissection-based learning, clinically-based instruction modules, and inclusion of surgical specialists in the laboratory setting. Our team is comprised of outstanding faculty and staff committed to student education. In addition to teaching anatomy, the candidate is expected to establish a research program supported by external funding. Consideration will also be given to a surgeon who will balance clinical activities with a primary teaching responsibility in anatomy.

Qualified candidates must:

1) Have a PhD or an MD degree
2) MDs must be Board-certified or Board-eligible in General Surgery or one of the surgical subspecialties within one year of appointment
3) MDs must have or be able to obtain an unrestricted California medical license

Sponsorship for a work visa is not available for this position

Appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor rank. Series will include 100% Ladder Rank or 50% Ladder Rank / 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

Ladder Rank Professor - see:
In-Residence Professor - see:

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veterans status.


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)