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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, HSCP/Clinical X (Pediatric Rehabilitation Physician)

The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) is recruiting for a full-time academic Pediatric Rehabilitation Physician. Depending upon the incumbent’s qualifications, the position will serve as a faculty member at the Assistant, Associate or Full rank in either the Health Sciences Clinical Professor or Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation series.
The UC Davis Department of PM&R is the premiere pediatric rehabilitation service provider in the greater Sacramento region. The Department of PM&R is based on the UC Davis Health System campus in Sacramento, California. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.

This position will focus on an inpatient and outpatient clinical practice which will include the teaching of residents and medical students. In addition to working at the UC Davis Medical Center, this faculty member will collaborate with Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, the California Children’s Services Medical Therapy Program, and act as a consultant to other services as needed. This position will provide both formal didactic sessions and clinical supervision for students and house staff, as well as participate in departmental meetings, conferences, hospital and departmental committees.

The candidate must have a strong interest in broad aspects of pediatric rehabilitation and a demonstrated interest in a diverse practice in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The candidate must have a proven track record in inpatient and outpatient clinical service and an active interest in teaching of medical students, residents and fellows. Clinical experience should be specialized in pediatric rehabilitation, acute inpatient rehabilitation, comprehensive cerebral palsy management, spasticity management, gait/motion analysis, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and multidisciplinary spina bifida care. Candidates must possess an M.D. or D.O. degree, have completed an approved pediatric rehabilitation fellowship training program and be board certified or board eligible in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine and/or Pediatrics within three years of employment. The candidate must be eligible for licensure in the State of California and have a California medical license prior to appointment start date.

Preferred qualifications include demonstrated teaching experience in an academic clinical setting, ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment, and ability to adhere to policies and procedures.

For full consideration, applications must be received by October 31, 2013. The position will remain open until filled through July 1, 2015.

Qualified applicants should upload a letter of interest, three references and their curriculum vitae online at

For questions please contact the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation via email at: or via telephone at: 916-734-2923.

Please reference search # PM-01R-14 on all correspondence.

The  University  of  California,  Davis  is  an  affirmative  action/equal  opportunity  employer  with  a  strong  institutional  commitment  to  the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff and students.


Associate/Full Professor, Tenure-Track (Vice Chair of Research)

Required background and qualifications:
-Degree (PhD, MD/PhD)
-National and International prominence and leadership role in Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine, Disability and Outcomes research
-Teaching experience and awards
-Track record of current and prior grant funding, including Federal and Foundation grants (i.e., NIH, NIDRR, DOD, Shriner’s, Institutional)
-Service including committees, leadership ability, and community outreach
-Diversity/Collegiality - Ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment, and experience in successfully managing a large research team
-Administration- Ability to adhere to policies and procedures, and demonstrated leadership experience and abilities directing major research programs

Criteria specific to the position description
-Demonstrated excellence in research that is recognized by peers; and recognized as a leader with national and international stature in the applicant’s domain of research
-Track record of successful grant funded research programs with substantial research publications in the areas of: Rehabilitation and Disability outcomes research as well as Occupational and Physical therapy research,
-Successful record of securing extramural and intramural research funding for conduction of single and multi-site clinical/translational research in the Rehabilitation, Disability, and Outcomes research areas.
-Demonstrated leadership in research programs to create partnerships with researchers in basic, translational, and clinical sciences; and fostering successful multi-disciplinary research program.
-Strong teaching evaluations, and or awards and recognition for teaching abilities; development of educational programs for rehabilitation researchers.
-University service is required for all series, except the Assistant Rank of the Professional Research series, Project Scientists and Specialists.

Closing dates – The search will remain open until filled through January 1, 2014.
Candidates must email curriculum vitae (CV) and cover letter outlining background and career/development plan(s)

Applications are to be sent to:

Jay J. Han, MD
Associate Professor
c/o Academic Personnel Coordinator, email:
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
4860 Y Street, Suite 3850, Sacramento, CA  95817

Please reference Position #: PM-01R-13 on all correspondence.

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.