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2024-2025 Bruce Connell Aesthetic Fellowship (HS Clinical Instructor)

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $70,800-$99,200. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Professorial Series (Adjunct, Clinical X, HS Clinical, In Residence, Ladder Rank) and Professor of Teaching Series – Health Sciences Compensation Plan. This position may include membership in the health sciences compensation plan, which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Application Window

Open date: August 7, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Sep 8, 2023 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: Monday, Apr 1, 2024 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 UC Irvine program provides a structured clinical opportunity to develop the advanced knowledge, skills, clinical judgment and attitudes essential to the practice of all aspects of aesthetic plastic surgery. The Bruce Connell Aesthetic Fellowship is a year-long fellowship, created from a generous endowment by Dr. Bruce Connell. Dr. Connell envisioned a fellowship that will encompass the entire breadth of aesthetic plastic surgery with the goal of developing skills for pre-operative planning, independently performing high complexity cases, and providing comprehensive postoperative care. This unique experience allows for fellows to receive training by previous fellows of Dr. Bruce Connell as well as other esteemed Faculty. The fellow will also gain experience in practice management and the business of aesthetic surgery. The clinical experience will also be supplemented by weekly educational conferences. These include Grand Round conferences, invited Visiting Professor presentations, didactic sessions, anatomy labs, journal clubs, research clubs, and quality improvement conferences. Offsite rotations in San Francisco and locations in Texas.

Requirements – An M.D. and American Board of Plastic Surgery board certification or board eligibility are required. A California Medical License is required before start date. Eligibility to obtain a Texas medical license is required before start date. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with training, qualifications, and experience. Strong interest and demonstrated abilities in delivering patient care in an academic clinical setting, teaching medical students, and providing service to the university are required. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To be considered for the position interested candidates should visit: , complete an online application profile and upload application materials electronically.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  1. MD
  2. Have completed an ACGME accredited Plastic Surgery Residency
  3. Be American Board of Plastic Surgery eligible
  4. Be eligible for a California Medical License and obtain CA license prior to start of fellowship
  5. Be eligible for a Texas Medical License

Application Requirements

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Reference 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, CA and Texas