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Head & Neck Professor Clinical X Series

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $82,200-$129,300. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Table(s) “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

Application Window

Open date: July 6, 2023

Next review date: Wednesday, Oct 4, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Oct 4, 2023 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 University of California Irvine Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery (in conjunction with the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center) is seeking a fellowship-trained head and neck oncologic surgeon to join our expanding department as a Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology. Step will be determined based on training and experience. Applicants should be board-certified or board-eligible in otolaryngology and be eligible to apply for a California medical license. We are currently a department of 11 clinical faculty and 3 audiologists, with three full-time faculty in the division of head & neck oncologic surgery. We have full range of radiation oncology, medical oncology, and rehabilitation services as part of the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in Orange County, California.

The successful candidate will have fellowship training in head & neck surgical oncology. Ablative roles include thyroid / parathyroid, upper aerodigestive tract malignancies, TORS, advanced cutaneous malignancies and salivary gland surgery. Training in microvascular surgery and sialendoscopy is preferred but not required. A strong commitment to building a translational or basic science research program is desired. Faculty are expected to actively participate in the overall mission of the department, which includes providing excellent patient care, teaching of residents and students, performing university and public service, and demonstrating professional competency and scholarly activity.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Board certified in Otolaryngology
Fellowship trained in head and neck surgery
California medical license

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 University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Orange, California