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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X,Adjunct, In-Residence) - General/Acute Care Surgeon

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 23rd, 2018
Last review date: November 4th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: February 23rd, 2019
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 University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine, Department of Surgery (, Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and seeking to recruit a General/Acute Care Surgeon.

This is a full-time faculty employment in our practice associated with El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC). ECRMC is affiliated with UCSD Health through UCSD Health Care Network.

Position is based full-time in El Centro, CA. Based on final candidate’s qualifications, experience and interest, it would be possible to have an option of occasional clinical work at UCSD Health Medical Center’s Level 1 Trauma Center in San Diego. Large surgical case volume is expected (200+ annually) at El Centro practice. Competitive salary with adjustment for geography/location.

Candidates should have a commitment to research and education and show documented excellence in clinical activities, research , and teaching.

Qualified candidates must have:
1) Board Certification in General Surgery
2) Surgical Critical Care board certified or eligible
3) Must have or be able to obtain a California medical license

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:
Clinical X Professor - see:
Adjunct Professor – see:
In-Residence Professor - see:

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

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.

Job location

San Diego, CA


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)

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