Academic Kidney Transplant Surgeon

16 May 2018 2:15 PM | Anonymous

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis; School of Medicine seeks to recruit a full-time academic kidney transplant surgeon at the rank of Assistant, Associate or full Professor in the Clinical X, In-Residence or Health Sciences series depending on experience and qualifications.

The successful candidate must have acquired very significant experience in kidney transplantation virtue of his/her training and/or prior professional experience. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to join a diverse and progressive practice, which has grown to become one of the nation’s busiest transplant programs. The clinic activities within the division include adult and pediatric transplantation with a strong focus on living donor transplantation and maximizing opportunities to utilize surgically and/or medically high-risk deceased donors. The individual would incorporate into a high-volume kidney transplant practice that includes laparoscopic nephrectomy, dialysis access and a variety of general surgical procedures. The candidate is expected to participate in the clinical pancreas transplant program, and is expected to participate in clinical care, teaching, research and university service dependent on the academic series.

Basic Qualifications:

Qualified candidates must possess a Medical Doctorate, and be board certified or eligible in general surgery or hold the equivalent certification for a foreign-trained physician. The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment is also required.

Preferred qualifications include being fully trained in an American Society of Transplant Surgery (ASTS) approved fellowship and the ability to meet UNOS criteria for a kidney transplant surgeon.

Additional Qualifications:

The candidate must acquire a CA Medical License before the appointment start date.

For full consideration applications must be received by June 15, 2018

However, the position will remain open until filled or through June 30, 2019

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: by uploading a letter of interest outlining research, educational, and administration experience; curriculum vitae with bibliography; statement of contribution to diversity, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Richard V. Perez, MD at

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, and individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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