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Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery

Academic Trauma Surgeon & Division Chief

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


The University of California Davis, Department of Surgery
Division of Trauma & Emergency Surgery
Sacramento, California

Academic Trauma Surgeon & Division Chief

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis, Health System located in Sacramento, California, seeks to hire one or more with a maximum of two, full time Academic Trauma Surgeon positions at the assistant, associate or full professor level in the Health Science Clinical, Clinical X, In-Residence or regular series.  Exceptional candidates will be considered for Division Chief of Trauma & Emergency Surgery and Trauma Medical Director.

The selected candidate(s) will have responsibilities in this distinguished service, which includes trauma, general and subspecialty surgical services.  Duties include; teaching, both resident and fellow instruction, clinical care, both inpatient and outpatient, research related to trauma services and participation in the Trauma and Emergency Surgery team conferences. The exceptional candidate will also play a critical leadership role in the growth of the service.  Incumbent(s) will work collaboratively and integrate with our strong community partners.

Qualified candidates should have an excellent academic background; be board certified in both surgery and surgical critical care, have a commitment to research activity, and a CA Medical License before the start date.  Exceptional candidates should be able to show a history of leadership and administrative experience relating to clinical and educational programs as well as successful research activities.  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 Letter of Interest outlining research, educational, and administration experience, curriculum vitae with bibliography, and the names and contact info of at least three professional references.

For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Diana L. Farmer, M.D. at:

For full consideration applications must be received by June 30, 2014.  However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 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.”