The University of California, Davis, Department of Neurological Surgery is recruiting a full-time faculty position, specializing in functional neurosurgery with expertise in the surgical management of movement disorders, epilepsy, pain, spasticity and peripheral nerve disorders.
The position is offered at the Assistant, Associate or full Professor level within the Clinical Neurological Surgery series or the In-Residence series (commensurate with credentials).
Successful candidates will have the foundation, preparation, and vision to pursue a productive career in academic neurosurgery. Additionally, there is potential for joint appointments in the Department of Neurology and/or the Center for Neurosciences, as appropriate. The successful candidate will be part of a multidisciplinary team at UC Davis which includes neurology, neuropsychology, neurophysiology, psychiatry and pain management.
Requirements: The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an active neurosurgical clinical practice, conduct clinical and/or basic science research, teach residents and medical students, and provide University and public service.
Basic Qualifications Candidates must possess an MD, DO, or equivalent degree, and must have completed specialized training in Functional Neurosurgery.
Preferred Qualifications A postgraduate functional neurosurgery fellowship is preferred, but those with a strong enfolded fellowship will be equally considered. Preferred qualities include research interests in movement disorders, epilepsy, cognitive disorders, pain, spasticity, and/or peripheral nerve disorders.
Application Process: To receive full consideration, applications must be received by September 30, 2020. However, the position will be open until filled through June 30, 2021. Interested applicants should submit: 1) cover letter with a summary of objectives and goals; 2) curriculum vita; and, 3) names of three references including addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses.
For additional information: Kia Shahlaie, MD, PhD Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery firstname.lastname@example.org
The UC Davis Department of Neurological Surgery and UC Davis Health teaching hospital are nationally ranked in US News & World Report. Sacramento is centrally located near San Francisco, the Napa Valley and Lake Tahoe with an ideal Mediterranean climate and is one of the top sunniest cities in the U.S. As the capitol of California, it has one of the most diverse populations in the nation.
UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.
Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.
UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.