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Director, Surgical Outcomes and Assessment Program

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University of California, Davis, Health System
Department of Surgery

Director, Surgical Outcomes and Assessment Program

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine seeks to recruit a full-time academic position at the rank of either associate or full professor in the Clinical X, In-Residence, or Ladder Rank series depending on experience and qualifications.

The selected candidate will be the Director of the Surgical Outcomes and Assessment Program that will work closely within the department, and in related centers including the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, the Clinical and Translational Sciences Center, and the Institute for Population Health Improvement, to advance scholarship and practice related to healthcare access, quality, costs, and delivery.  The successful candidate will have substantial opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and will be expected to leverage the strengths of UC Davis in comparative effectiveness, implementation science, and population health, as well as the Sugery Department’s core surgical clinical trials data coordination center. 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate evidence of successful multidisciplinary funding, preferably NIH, AHRQ or other equivalent federal, peer-reviewed agencies.  Research focus may be in health services, clinical epidemiology, comparative effectiveness, or surgical outcomes.   Candidates must possess an M.D., M.P.H. or Ph.D.  Board certified candidates are required to obtain a California Medical License before the appointment start date and will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching, research and university service depending on academic series.  All candidates 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 more information, please contact the search committee chair, Rick Bold, M.D. 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.”