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Trauma Surgeon, Division of General Surgery - Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Application Window

Open date: August 23rd, 2021

Last review date: Thursday, Sep 23, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Candidates must have an M.D. degree or equivalent, be board certified or board eligible in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, and eligible for licensure in the State of California. Candidates are also expected to have completed a Critical Care Fellowship and a Trauma Fellowship and have a desire to incorporate acute care surgery into their clinical practice. The candidate must have a track record in scholarly work in basic science, translational science, or public health, global health or social science research. The salary will be commensurate with academic rank and experience.

The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

Candidates are asked to provide an updated curriculum vitae and a letter of interest. All candidates must submit applications via the University of California recruitment website:

Confidential inquiries related to this position and/or search may be directed to:

Rochelle Dicker, MD
Professor of Surgery and Anesthesia
Vice Chair for Surgical Critical Care, Trauma Medical Director
Co-Chair Health Equity and Translational Social Science at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    M.D. degree or equivalent

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Letter of Interest

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

No references are being requested at this time.

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Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA