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Assistant, Associate of Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, In Residence, Adjunct) - Pediatric Surgery

Application Window

Open date: June 1, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Aug 8, 2022 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: Thursday, Jun 1, 2023 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.

Position description

The University of California, San Diego, Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery. (https://medschool.ucsd.edu/som/surgery/divisions/pediatric/Pages/default.aspx) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and seek to recruit a fellowship trained Pediatric Surgeon with a focus on clinical and research excellence and a commitment to excellence in Clinical Care, Research and Education.

The UC San Diego Division of Pediatric Surgery has a robust clinical practice. It serves the children of San Diego County through the Medical Practice Foundation at Rady Children's Hospital. Research, education, academics, clinical care and advocacy for children are all priorities of the division. The division's ACGME approved UCSD/Rady Pediatric Surgery fellowship program on the Rady Campus supports two clinical fellows and a complement of residents.

Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego is a state of the art facility which provides comprehensive pediatric surgical care to the region. The University of California San Diego provides an academic environment which will allow candidates to thrive and pursue their educational and research interests. The City of San Diego offers excellent weather and the ability to participate in a multitude of outside interests which are important for a balanced life. The current team of pediatric surgeons is very stable. While continuing to support the clinical enterprise, they have increased their involvement in educational and research activities in recent years.

In addition to the comprehensive Pediatric Surgery service, the open position will likely help develop the Surgical Critical Care service. This position can expect to spend a majority of time in the practice of surgery, critical care will be an important adjunct.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate of Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-278.pdf
Clinical X Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-275.pdf
Adjunct Professor – see: http://ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-280.pdf
In-Residence Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-270.pdf

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded.

As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent degree. Candidates must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatric Surgery and have completed ACGME approved fellowship training in Pediatric Surgery. Candidate must also be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with Pediatric Surgical Critical Care Certification or Board Eligibility via completion of an accredited fellowship program are preferred.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Please include particular area of interest.

  • 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)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03097

Help contact: mlsamonte@ucsd.edu

Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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