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Associate or Full Professor (Lecturer with Security of Employment) Anatomical Surgery

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 24th, 2020

Last review date: Thursday, May 28, 2020 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: Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021 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 Senior Lecturer 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 in a health related field or MD
2) Candidates with an MD must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in General Surgery or one of the surgical subspecialties within one year of appointment
3) Candidates with an MD must be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

Appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor level. Series will be determined by the successful candidate’s skills, qualifications and experience.

A link to full description is provided for your review:

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

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

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 San Diego requires all candidates for academic appointments with tenure or security of employment to complete, sign, and upload the Institutional Reference Check release form entitled “Authorization to Release Form” into RECRUIT as part of their application.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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.

  • Authorization to Release Form - Applicants must complete, sign and upload this form. See Institutional Reference Check ( for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)