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Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery

Academic Colorectal Surgeon

Department of Surgery

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Burn Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Robotic-Assisted Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Trauma and Emergency Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery


Residency programs

  • General surgery
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Vascular surgery

Fellowship programs

  • Burn surgery
  • Surgical critical care
  • Vascular surgery


University of California, Davis, Health System
Department of Surgery

Academic Colorectal Surgeon

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis; School of Medicine seeks to recruit one, with the possibility of two, full-time academic positions at the rank(s) of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the Health Science Clinical, Clinical X, or In-Residence series, depending on experience and qualifications. 

The selected candidate(s) will expected to participate in teaching; clinical care, both inpatient and outpatient; research relating to colorectal surgery and university service dependent on the chosen academic series.  Qualified candidates must have an excellent academic background and completed an approved colorectal fellowship; be board certified/eligible in colorectal surgery; and have a CA Medical License before the start date.  Preferred qualifications include prior experience in administration of clinical and educational programs, demonstrated experience in colorectal cancer and/or IBD, experience in minimally invasive surgery, and a strong interest in clinical education.  The candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.  Salary and level of appointment will be based upon experience and qualifications.

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit:  by uploading a current curriculum vitae with bibliography, letter of interest outlining research and teaching experience, and the names and contact info of at least three professional references.

For questions regarding this position, please send e-mail to the search committee chair, Dr. Robert Canter at

For full consideration applications must be received by June 30, 2014. 

However, the position will remain open until filled through December 31, 2014. 

“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.”