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The Department of Neurological Surgery at UC Davis- Full-time faculty Position in Neurological Surgery

16 Jul 2018 10:15 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

The Department of Neurological Surgery at UC Davis seeks to fill a full-time faculty position in Neurological Surgery specializing in the management of spinal disorders at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level within the Clinical Neurological Surgery or Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. Successful candidates will have the foundation, preparation, and vision to pursue a productive career in academic neurosurgery.

  • Basic Qualifications: The candidate must possess an MD, DO, or equivalent degree, have earned ABNS board certification/eligibility, and have completed specialized training in spinal neurosurgery. A postgraduate spine fellowship is preferred, but those with a strong enfolded fellowship will be considered. Experience with minimally invasive techniques and managing complex spinal deformity is desired. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an active neurosurgical clinical practice, conduct clinical and/or basic science research, and teach residents and medical students as part of a multidisciplinary team at the UC Davis Spine Center in Sacramento, which includes Orthopedics, PM&R, Pain, and Radiology. Candidates must possess the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment that fosters team science and multidisciplinary patient care.

All candidates must have or be able to obtain a California medical license and California Fluoroscopy

Supervisor and Operator Permit.

Sacramento is ideally situated near San Francisco, Napa Valley, and Lake Tahoe with an ideal Mediterranean climate and is one of the top ten sunniest cities in the U.S.

For full consideration, applications must be received by July 13, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019. The following information is required: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, contact information for 3 references and the Statement of Contributions to Diversity. Qualified candidates should apply online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02240

For additional information: Kee Kim, MD Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery kdkim@ucdavis.edu

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, 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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available https://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

  • Must possess MD, MD/PhD or DO
  • Board certified/eligible in neurosurgery
  • Completed or nearing completion of a spine fellowship
  • Demonstrated ability in teaching residents and fellows
  • Maintain active neurosurgical clinical practice
  • Conduct clinical and/or basic science research.
  • Candidates must possess the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment that fosters team science and multidisciplinary patient care.
  • All candidates must have or be able to obtain a California medical license.

The Department of Neurological Surgery utilizes the RECRUIT system to administer the search processes. Applicants apply to the search listed in RECRUIT, completing the required sections,including an optional demographic survey, and attaching required application materials listed in the position description. In most cases, review of application materials will begin once the initial review date has passed.

The Search Committee, with input from Department faculty and based upon position qualifications,will select the most qualified candidates who may first be interviewed via video or phone. A Shortlist Report will be submitted via RECRUIT to the Associate Vice Chancellor (Academic Personnel) for approval prior to inviting applicants for an interview. Inquiries will be made to individuals who appear to be professionally and academically qualified. Once the first interview is completed, the Search Committee will then select candidates to visit the campus for in-person interviews. Interviews will be arranged with committee members and other appropriate members of the Department (and any related departments). Members of the faculty department will be given an opportunity to participate in the process. The committee will request written comments from those interviewing the candidate.

The Search Committee Chair or a member of the search Committee will ask each candidate the same questions. References will be called and also will be asked the same questions for each candidate. Final selection of the candidate will be recommended to the department faculty by consensus of the Search Committee based on the qualifications as set forth in the position description, training, accomplishments, results of interviews, letters of recommendation, and calls to references. After the Department faculty have voted on the final candidate, a Search Report will be submitted via RECRUIT to the Associate Vice Chancellor (Academic Personnel) for approval. The Department will be notified of approval of the Search Report and directed to begin the appointment process. The Department will be reminded to submit an electronic copy of a Tentative Offer Letter to Academic Personnel for approval, and an MOU for Appointments that Span Administrative Units (if appropriate).



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