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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X, Adjunct, In-Residence) General and Spine Neurosurgery

Position overview

Position title: Neurosurgeon - Spine
Salary range: The posted UC Salary scales set the minimum pay at the appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step. The base pay range for this position is $82,200-$235,400. Salary is negotiated annually. Additional compensation may be available if the position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan. UC Salary information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2022-23-academic-salary-scales.html.

Application Window

Open date: April 24, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, May 28, 2023 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: Tuesday, Apr 23, 2024 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, School of Medicine (https://healthsciences.ucsd.edu/som) and the Department of Neurological Surgery (https://neurosurgery.ucsd.edu/index.html) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is pleased to announce the recruitment of general neurosurgeon(s) with an established focus in spine.

The UC San Diego Department of Neurological Surgery is among the leading neurosurgical centers in the nation. The Department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growth opportunities to faculty, residents, and staff. As an expanding Department whose mission is to educate tomorrow’s surgeon scientists, we remain committed to ensuring the future of our specialty is maximally diverse and equitable, and that we consistently lead with respect, integrity, and inclusion.

The UC San Diego ecosystem offers a world-class environment to make foundational contributions in all specialty areas. The successful candidates will be responsible for patient care, teaching, research, and strategic service line expansion.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s background 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

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 a MD or equivalent and must be Board eligible in Neurological Surgery.

Candidates must also be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates who are at least five years out of training, are Board certified and have completed a subspecialty fellowship are preferred.

Application Requirements

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)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03600

Help contact: hdelaney@ucsd.edu

About UC San Diego

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 University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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