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Open April 22, 2022 through Friday, Apr 21, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is seeking an energetic and creative academic board eligible/certified orthopaedic faculty members with specialization in Adult Joint Reconstruction for an appointment at the Assistant Professor and Associate Professor rank in the non-Senate, non-tenure track Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. Applicant should have specialty training experience that includes adult joint reconstruction, trauma related to lower extremities, degenerative diseases, and reconstruction. The successful candidates must hold a M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree(s) and be eligible for California Licensure. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The successful candidate will be expected to take part in the teaching of orthopaedic residents and medical students, demonstrate professional competency and activity and perform University and public service. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to cover trauma call related the lower extremities. We deliver clinical services at the UCI Medical Center in Orange and The Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center in Costa Mesa. The successful candidate should have a strong commitment to patient care and resident education, and an interest clinical research.

All qualified applicants, including women and minority candidates, are encouraged and must apply by completing an online applicant profile and uploading the required documents at:

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For additional information about the position or
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery you may contact:

Nitin N. Bhatia, M.D.
Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
101 City Drive South, Pavilion III Second Floor, Room 210
Orange, CA 92868-5382


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidate must hold a M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree(s) and be eligible for California Licensure; Orthopaedic Board eligible/certified with specialization in Adult Joint Reconstruction.

Application Requirements

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Campus Information

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.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being up-to-date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Orange, CA