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Academic Colon and Rectal Surgeon

Position overview

Salary range: Total Negotiated Salary (TNS) calculation includes AAMC salary benchmarks for General Surgery ranging from $354,847 to $463,672. The posted UC salary scales set the base pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Professor and Professor of Teaching (LSOE) Series — Specialized Health Science Scales — Health Sciences Compensation Plan. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan, which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Application Window

Open date: December 9, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Jan 22, 2024 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: Friday, Nov 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 Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery is seeking a full-time surgeon to join the Division as Clinical-X Series or the Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor Level. 

We expect the successful candidate to have clinical activity, as well as research activity with an interest in basic/translational discovery or health services research, multidisciplinary collaborations, and conduct teaching activities. Candidates with additional interest towards obtaining extramural funding and career development as a surgeon-scientist are also encouraged to apply. 
The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Clinical-X Series or the Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Criteria for the Professor of Clinical "X" Series: The incumbent will be expected to conduct substantial research; provide patient care; teach fellows, residents, and medical students; and perform public and University service. Excellent teaching is an essential criteria for appointment in this series.

Criteria for the Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series: The incumbent will be expected to teach fellows, residents, and medical students; provide patient care; contribute to scholarly activities; and provide public and University service.
Faculty rank and series will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
Candidates should have an MD or MD/ PhD with board certification/ eligibility in General Surgery and Colon & Rectal Surgery.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Board Certified (eligible) Colon and Rectal Surgeon
Advanced skills in open and minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery
Significant demonstrated interest in teaching and future research collaboration
M.D. or equivalent and/or M.D./Ph.D.

Department of Surgery website:
To apply and be considered, interested candidates should visit UC Irvine’s recruitment website:, complete an online application profile and upload application materials electronically (CV, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration form). Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

M.D. or equivalent and/or M.D./Ph.D., board certification or board eligibility in specialty, eligible to obtain a California DEA license and a California Medical License. The incumbent will participate in delivering patient care in an academic clinical setting, teach residents and medical students in clinical programs, and perform University and public service.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
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About UC Irvine

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 anti-discrimination 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