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General/Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgeon

General/Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgeon Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery

The Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Level in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. The Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking an exceptional General/MIS Surgeon at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join the academic practice within the Division of General Surgery. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of clinical excellence and academic productivity. This position offers teaching, clinical and research opportunities in a large academic center. The appointee will have expertise in minimally invasive surgical approaches and provide care for general surgery patients with a focus on the surgical management of complex hernias in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Practice locations include Santa Monica Hospital with a potential for an opportunity at our offsite affiliated location VA (Veteran Affairs). Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students, and scholarly activity. Academic rank and compensation are dependent upon qualifications. Candidates must have an MD degree or equivalent and be board-eligible or certified and be eligible for California medical licensure. The salary will be commensurate with academic rank and experience.

The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

The salary will be commensurate with academic rank and experience. The posted UC (University of California) salary scales ( set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5, at Scale 7. In accordance with AB 168 and SB 1162, the initial/base salary range for this position is $155,700 - $522,884. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan, which provides for eligibility for additional compensation. ( 

Interested applicants must submit their application materials online at: 

All aspects of searches are confidential, and all candidates are expected to review and abide by UC Regents Policy 1111 on Statement on Ethical Values and Standards of Conduct 

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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. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

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