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Clinical Instructor - Microsurgery Fellow - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Application Window

Open January 4th, 2021 through Thursday, Jul 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by July 1st, 2021, you will have until July 31st, 2021 to complete your application.

Position description

Job Title: Health Sciences Clinical Instructor/Microsurgery Fellow

Job Type: Fellowship

Date Available: July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022

Institution: University of California, Irvine

Location: Orange, CA


The Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of California, Irvine is seeking a qualified candidate for a non-ACGME Clinical Instructor Microvascular Fellow for 1 year. This opportunity will allow the candidate in-depth exposure to microvascular surgery of the breast, trauma, cancer reconstruction, head and neck and hand. The fellowship will encompass the entire breadth of reconstructive microsurgery with the goal of developing skills for pre-operative planning, independently performing high complexity cases, and providing comprehensive postoperative care.


Prior to starting the fellowship July 1, 2021, candidates are required to have:
(a) Completed an ACGME Plastic Surgery residency program
(b) American Board of Plastic Surgery eligibility
(c) Obtained a California medical license

Application Procedure

Interested candidates are invited to apply through UC Irvine’s RECRUIT system at:

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:
• Curriculum Vitae
• Reflective Teaching Statement, including teaching evaluations, if applicable
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity
• 3 – 4 References

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.

    Please indicate in teaching statement whether teaching evaluations were included or not and provide reasoning as to why there are no teaching evaluations, if applicable.

  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.

  • Authorization to Release Information Form - A reference check will be completed only if you are made a tentative offer to a Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at any rank. Download, complete, sign, and upload the form:

  • Teaching Evaluations - Please provide anonymous teaching evaluations from recent (past three years) lectures, presentations, resident and/or medical student evaluations, if applicable.

    May include other evidence of teaching effectiveness documents (e.g. peer review of your teaching, awards, course syllabi)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Job location

Orange, CA