Associate or Full Professor (Ladder Rank, In- Residence) - Surgery - Oncology

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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 1/27/2017

University of California - San Diego San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)



Job #JPF01015

* School of Medicine - SURGERY


Open date: January 26th, 2016
Last review date: March 18th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: January 25th, 2017
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.


The Division of Surgical Oncology in the Department of Surgery ( at the University of California, San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is seeking a surgical oncologist at the Associate Professor level or higher with a focus on clinical care and basic/translational research in the area of pancreatic cancer. This is a full-time tenured faculty appointment. Rank is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Series will include 50% Ladder Rank and 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding.

The candidate must be board certified in general surgery and surgical oncology fellowship trained with at least five years of clinical experience performing complex hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgical procedures within an academic teaching environment that includes experience within the Veterans Affairs Health System. Candidates must be well respected nationally and participate at high levels within oncologic, hepatobiliary, and general surgical associations helping to establish guidelines and processes that inform the broader community of surgical and oncologic providers. The ideal candidate is a surgeon-scientist with a successful track record of research activities focusing on novel therapeutics in pancreatic cancer. Evidence of a successful research career would be gauged by independent funding, quality publications within the surgical and broader basic and translational scientific journals, and through references from leading figures in the field. Expertise in oligonucleotide-based approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer is particularly sought although other domains will be considered. The division is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence by providing leadership in teaching, research or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. Review of applications will begin February 19, 2016 and continue until the position is filled or withdrawn.

Interested individuals should send their CV, a reference list, and a separate statement summarizing their experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity (see for further information) to the UCSD application collection system at

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.




Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

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