Open date: November 4, 2022
Most recent review date: Sunday, Dec 4, 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: Saturday, Nov 4, 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.
The Department of Surgery (https://medschool.ucsd.edu/som/surgery/pages/default.aspx), Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (https://medschool.ucsd.edu/som/surgery/divisions/cardiothoracic/Pages/default.aspx) 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, and is recruiting faculty with a strong interest in education and academic medicine to join our multidisciplinary and fast-growing program.
The Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at UC San Diego provides patient care at the Cardiovascular Institute located on its main campus in La Jolla, CA. The program has had exponential growth over the last decade, and is recognized as a national and international leader in the field of cardiovascular disease. The Division also provides clinical practices in multiple locations across the region. Our team is comprised of outstanding faculty and staff dedicated to patient care, education, research, and quality initiatives.
The Division is searching for candidates who can serve as First Assistant Surgeon in all aspects of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery at the Cardiovascular Institute. The selected candidate(s) will also be incorporated in the procurement call for thoracic organs. In addition, the successful candidate(s) will be responsible for providing high quality training and teaching and will participate in the clinical care of patients and/or basic research.
The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate or 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
Candidates must have a MD or DO degree or equivalent in Health related fields, and be Board certified or Board eligible in Thoracic Surgery. Candidates must also have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
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