The Division of Transplant Surgery of the University of California Davis Health in Sacramento is seeking a Board- Certified/board-eligible abdominal transplant surgeon with a focus on Kidney Transplantation. This full-time faculty position will be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Health Sciences Clinical, Clinical X, or In-Residence series, dependent upon experience and qualification. Faculty in the Clinical X series is expected to engage in professional competence and activity, teaching, research and creative work, and University/public service. Faculty in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series are expected to engage in teaching, professional competence, and activity, scholarly or creative activities, and University/public service. Faculty in the In-Residence series are expected to engage in teaching, independent research, and creative work, demonstrate professional competence and activity, and provide University and public service

The candidate will join the Division of Transplant Surgery of the Department of Surgery. The Division currently performs 350 kidney transplants and 60 living donor nephrectomies annually. There will also be an opportunity to participate in the growth of the newly established UNOS-approved liver transplant program if desired. Prospective candidates should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. UC Davis Health and the Department of Surgery seek candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. All candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must possess a Medical Degree
  • Must be board certified or board eligible in Surgery
  • All candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment

Additional Qualifications:

  • Must acquire a CA Medical License before the appointment start date
  • Be fully trained in an American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) accredited fellowship program
  • Possess excellent clinical skills with the ability to perform living and deceased donor adult and
    pediatric kidney transplantation as well as deceased donor multi-organ recovery and minimally
    invasive living donor nephrectomy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional training experience in Pancreas Transplantation is desirable but not necessary
  • Strong interest in clinical outcomes and/or basic research in organ preservation, reconditioning, and
    modulation utilizing ex vivo machine perfusion or transplant immunology

Interested applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF06190 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 full consideration, applications must be received by December 13th, 2023; however, the position will remain open until filled through June 30th, 2024.

For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Alexopoulos Sophoclis at surgery.jobs@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu