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Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor Surgical Oncologist

Position title: Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor Surgical Oncologist

Salary range: The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5 - Summary. The salary range for this position is $155,700- $359,888. . This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan , which provides for eligibility for additional compensation. 


Open date: February 9, 2024

Next review date: Monday, Apr 8, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 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.


The Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) invites applications for a full-time junior faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Level in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. Appointment in the Health Sciences series requires evidence of academic creative productivity or a trajectory to research productivity, scholarship, and an enthusiasm for discovery or teaching.

Responsibilities will include patient care, across the full spectrum of oncologic disorders, in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, teaching of medical students, residents and fellows along with an emphasis on establishing an independent research program. The clinical work will be based at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, one of the main hospitals of Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (LAC DHS).

Olive View-UCLA serves the underinsured population of San Fernando Valley. The Department seeks candidates with a research background and interest in surgical sciences to build on a growing clinical and interdisciplinary health services research program. Candidate must have a MD or MD/PhD, be board certified or board eligible in Surgical Oncology and eligible for licensure in the State of California.. The successful candidate will have strong commitment to academic surgery, to collaborative research, and to a path to extramural funding. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of clinical excellence and documentation of scholarly ability and achievement.

The Department provides resources to support the academic endeavor of early career physician scientists. Leadership skills, administrative experience, and teaching experience are a plus.

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 salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5 - Summary. The salary range for this position is $155,700- $359,888. 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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QUALIFICATIONS Basic qualifications (required at time of application) The candidate must have an M.D. degree or equivalent or MD/PhD.


Document requirements

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter

Statement of Research (Optional)

Statement of Teaching (Optional)

Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our EDI Statement FAQ document.

Misc / Additional (Optional) Personal Statement Reference requirements 3-5 required (contact information only) Contact information only

ABOUT UCLA 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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