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Hand and Upper Extremity (ACADEMIC POSITION)- Assistant/Associate Level

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 6th, 2019

Last review date: Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 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: Sunday, Sep 6, 2020 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.


Hand and Upper Extremity (ACADEMIC POSITION)
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
UCSF School of Medicine
Assistant/Associate Level

The University of California, San Francisco Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is recruiting for an orthopaedic surgeon with hand and upper extremity sub specialty expertise to provide diagnostic and interventional management with the full spectrum of musculoskeletal diagnoses for adult and pediatric populations. The selected candidate will be appointed to the Assistant / Associate Professor rank of the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical, Clinical X, or In Residence faculty series.

The selected candidate will be expected to collaborate in investigative work that leads to publications in peer-reviewed journals and participate in both didactic and bedside teaching and mentoring activities for our medical students, residents, and fellows. The position will be based at UCSF Orthopaedic Institute and its satellite facilities, and will have full access to all UCSF sites and academic resources.


  • A valid California medical license will be required as a condition of employment
  • MD degree from an accredited program
  • Completed an accredited Orthopaedic Residency program
  • Completed an accredited Hand Fellowship by the start date with significant experience in pediatric hand surgery
  • Board certification/eligibility in Orthopaedic Surgery

Applicants must apply online at, with a cover letter, CV, and the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of three peer references who we may contact directly.

UCSF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)