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Emergency Medicine Open Positions

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Clin X/HSCP (Assitant Clinical Director)

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine is conducting a faculty search for an academic Emergency Medicine full-time faculty physician at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, in either the Clinical-X series or the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series, to serve in a leadership role as Assistant Clinical Director and Director of Quality Improvement.  For the qualified individual, there are opportunities for leadership and growth within the Department and the School of Medicine.  Candidates must be residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine, eligible for licensure in California, and have clinical operations experience.  Expertise in performance improvement and quality is required and experience in patient safety desired.  It is expected that the successful candidate will be facile with the electronic health record and its use for quality improvement purposes.  Candidates will be considered as faculty candidates at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level, commensurate with experience and credentials

The University of California, Davis, Medical Center is one of the nation’s “Top 50 Hospitals.”  It is a 576 bed academic medical center with approximately 65,000 annual Emergency Department visits.  In 2010, we moved to a state-of-the-art ED which provides comprehensive emergency services to a large urban and referral population as a level 1 trauma center, paramedic base station and training center.  The Department serves as the primary teaching site for a fully-accredited Emergency Medicine residency training program that began more than two decades ago and currently has 42 residents.  In addition, we provide advanced training in five emergency medicine fellowships including research, ultrasound, toxicology, medical simulation and advocacy/policy.

The Department is a national leader in emergency medicine research, especially federally-funded, multicenter research.  Our department is also a recipient of an NHLBl K12 programmatic award to train the next generation of Emergency Medicine researchers.

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with training and experience.  Sacramento is located near the northern end of California’s Central Valley with close proximity to Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, and the “wine country” of the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.  Sports enthusiasts will find Sacramento’s climate and opportunities ideal.

Interested candidates should submit a letter outlining interests and experience along with curriculum vitae to: 

Nathan Kuppermann, MD, MPH
Chair, UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
2315 Stockton Boulevard, PSSB 2100
Sacramento, CA  95817
Phone:  (916) 734-1535 
E-mail:  nkuppermann@ucdavis.edu

For full consideration, applications must be received by August 31, 2013.  The position will remain open until filled, through December 31, 2013.  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 and staff.

Please reference Search # EM-04R-13 on all correspondence

This position may, at times, require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present.  Specific hazards of the position may include, but are not limited to, treating Hepatitis B patients, HIV patients, other infectious diseases, and also patients who may inflict physical harm.

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

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Associate/Full Professor, In Residence (Endowed Faculty Position in Violence Epidemiology)

The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking to fill a faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor in Residence Level.  The focus of this position is on the design and execution of large-scale observational and experimental research into violence and its prevention.  This faculty member will serve as Associate Director, Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP).  The Associate Director will also be named by administrative appointment as the Vice Chancellor’s Chair in Violence Prevention, which is an endowed position.

The In Residence title at the University of California is an Academic Senate title assigned to academically qualified individuals who engage in teaching, research, or other creative work, and University and public service to the same extend and at the same level of performance as those holding corresponding titles in the Professor series in the same department.  Professor in Residence titles are intended to be used for individuals supported by non-State funds.

As an Associate or Full Professor in Residence, this faculty member will be responsible for independent research, collaborative research, teaching, and mentoring.  Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in epidemiology, medicine, or a related discipline.  There must be an established record of independent and collaborative research on violence or injury.  There must be recent peer-reviewed publications and demonstrated experience in the design, conduct, and reporting of large-scale observational and/or experimental studies.  Some of this experience must be at the leadership level.  Applicants from outside government must have experience in obtaining grant funding, including preparation of successful proposals.  Specific experience in research on violence, and thorough knowledge and application of advanced epidemiologic and relevant biostatistical methods for observational and experimental research, are highly desirable.

The position is open to both clinicians and non-clinicians.  Preference will be given to candidates with strong written and verbal communication abilities.  Candidates must have demonstrated the ability to work cooperatively and collegially in a diverse environment.  Clinicians in emergency medicine, surgery, pediatrics, or other relevant specialties who meet the criteria above are encouraged to apply.

This position may, at times, require the incumbent to work with, or be in areas where, hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present.  Specific hazards of the position may include, but are not limited to, ergonomic stressors involved in computer work.  Field research conducted by VPRP investigators has required data collection under adverse conditions.

The University of California, Davis, is one of the nation’s leading research universities and has commitments to excellence in teaching and public service.  The Violence Prevention Research Program, founded more than 20 years ago, is a multidisciplinary program of research focused on violence and its prevention, particularly where that violence involves firearms.  VPRP helped develop the public health approach to violence in the 1980s; its mission is to develop and disseminate the research evidence on which informed policy and practice are based.  VPRP’s director is Garen J. Wintemute, MD, MPH, Baker-Teret Chair in Violence Prevention and Professor of Emergency Medicine.  Collaborating researchers include representatives from medicine, epidemiology, criminology, public health, economics, and the law.  Further information is at https://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/vprp.

Applicants should send a cover letter referencing position #EM-03R-13 and outlining their qualifications and areas of interest; a CV; and the names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers, and email addresses of five references to Garen J. Wintemute, MD, MPH, Violence Prevention Research Program, Western Fairs Building, UC Davis Medical Center, 2315 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817. For full consideration, applications must be received by March 1, 2013. The position will remain open until filled, through December 31, 2014.

Please reference Search #: EM-03R-13 on all correspondence.

The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Clin X/HSCP

The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine is conducting a faculty search for an emergency medicine physician in either a clinician/educator or clinician/researcher track.  Candidates must be residency trained in Emergency Medicine with board certification/preparation and be eligible for licensure in California.  Fellowship training and at least one year of post-training clinical experience are desired.  Candidates are expected to enter at the Assistant/Associate or Full Professor level in either the Clinical X or the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series, commensurate with experience and credentials.  Candidates must have proven ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment and ability to adhere to policies and procedures. 
 
The Emergency Department provides comprehensive emergency services to a large local urban and referral population as a Level One Trauma Center, paramedic base station and training center.  The fully accredited residency training program in emergency medicine at UC Davis Medical Center began more than a decade ago and currently has 40 residents.  All faculty members are required to provide both bedside and didactic teaching to residents, medical students, and others rotating through the Emergency Department. 
 
For consideration, a letter outlining interests and experience along with curriculum vitae should be sent to:
 
Deborah Diercks, MD
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California, Davis, Health System
4150 V Street, Suite 2100
Sacramento, CA  95817
 
For full consideration, applications must be received by December 31, 2013.  The position will remain open until filled, through December 31, 2014.

Please reference Search #: EM-01R-13 on all correspondence
 
This position may, at times, require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present.  Specific hazards of the position may include, but are not limited to, treating Hepatitis B patients, HIV patients, other infectious diseases, and also patients who may inflict physical harm.
 
The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff and students.

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Associate/Full Professor, Clin X/HSCP (Performance Improvement)

The University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine is conducting a faculty search for a mid-career Emergency Medicine physician with performance improvement (PI) interest and experience, and interest in programmatic development and administration. The Department currently has a robust PI committee, but is looking for a candidate to incorporate quality measures and benchmarks into our clinical practice and ED electronic health record. For the qualified individual, there are substantial opportunities for leadership and growth within the Department and the School of Medicine. Candidates must be residency trained in Emergency Medicine with board certification/preparation and be eligible for licensure in California. Fellowship training and at least two years of post-training clinical experience, including PI and quality work are desired. Candidates are expected to enter at the Associate or Full Professor level, commensurate with experience and credentials.

The University of California, Davis, Medical Center is one of the nation’s “Top 50 Hospitals.” It is a 576 bed academic medical center with approximately 55,000 Emergency Department visits annually. The Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) at the School of Medicine was one of the first in the nation. Our Department of Emergency Medicine provides comprehensive emergency services to a large local urban and referral population as a level 1 trauma center, paramedic base station and training center. The Department also serves as the primary teaching site for a fully accredited Emergency Medicine residency program, which began more than two decades ago and currently has 40 residents. In 2010 we moved to a new, state-of-the-art ED.  In addition to our residency program, there are 5 fellowships, including research, ultrasound, toxicology, medical simulation, and advocacy/policy. The Department is also a recent recipient of an NHLBI K12 programmatic award to train the next generation of Emergency Medicine researchers.

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with training and experience.

Sacramento is located near the northern end of California's Central Valley, with close proximity to Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, and the "wine country" of the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.  Sports enthusiasts will find Sacramento's climate and opportunities ideal.

Interested candidates should submit a letter outlining interests and experience, and curriculum vitae to

Deborah Diercks, MD, Search Committee Chair
UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
2315 Stockton Blvd., PSSB 2100
Sacramento, CA  95817

Please reference Search #: EM-01R-12 on all correspondence.

Applications must be received by 1/31/12 to be fully considered.  The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Clin X/HSCP (Pediatric Emergency Medicine)

The University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine is conducting a faculty search for a pediatric emergency medicine physician in either a clinician/educator or clinician/researcher track. Candidates must be fellowship trained in Pediatric Emergency Medicine with board certification/preparation and be eligible for licensure in California. Candidates are expected to enter at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level, commensurate with experience and credentials.

The University of California, Davis, Medical Center, one of the nation’s “Top 50 Hospitals,” is a 576 bed academic medical center with approximately 55,000 emergency department visits annually. Our program provides comprehensive emergency services to a large local urban and referral population as a level 1 trauma center, paramedic base station and training center. The Department has a separate area for the care of children, and is one of the leading centers in the Pediatric Emrgency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). The department also serves
as the primary teaching site for a fully accredited Emergency Medicine residency program. Our residency training program in Emergency Medicine began more than
a decade ago and currently has 42 residents. Last year we are moved to a new,
state-of-the-art facility with greatly expanded space and amenities.

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with training and experience. Sacramento is located near the northern end of California's Central Valley, with close proximity to Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, and the "wine country" of the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. Sports enthusiasts will find Sacramento's climate and opportunities ideal.

Interested candidates should submit a letter outlining interests and experience, and curriculum vitae to:

Deborah Diercks, MD, Search Committee Chair
UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
2315 Stockton Blvd., PSSB 2100
Sacramento, CA  95817

Please reference Search #: EM-02R-12 on all correspondence.

Applications must be received by 1/31/12 to be fully considered. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.