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UCSF Fresno General Neurosurgery Opportunity

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 4th, 2021

Last review date: Wednesday, Feb 3, 2021 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: Monday, Jul 4, 2022 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

UCSF Fresno General Neurosurgery Opportunity

The UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program in conjunction with UCSF-Parnassus are looking expand their neurosurgery service line at the Fresno campus. The ideal candidate for this position will be able to perform general cranial and spinal procedures including trauma. The candidate must be trained as a neurosurgeon and must be certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgery (or an equivalent foreign neurosurgery board). They must also have a California medical license or be eligible to obtain a California medical license at the time of hire. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. The position includes an academic appointment with the University of California San Francisco commensurate with the applicant’s background and accomplishments.

The candidate will be based at Community Medical Centers, a three hospital system in Fresno, California. Clinical services will be delivered primarily at Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC), the largest hospital in the Central Valley of California. CRMC has two hybrid operating room suites to support open and endovascular procedures. The facility also supports a 20 bed Neuro-Critical Care Unit staffed by four fellowship trained neurointensivists. CRMC is the only Level I designated trauma center in Central California and the UCSF-Fresno Department of Neurosurgery is a very busy, full-spectrum clinical service that also allows for participation in teaching and clinical research activity in cooperation with the UCSF-Parnassus campus.

Residents of Fresno, California enjoy a high standard, uniquely Californian, lifestyle with a low cost of living. Limitless recreational opportunities and spectacular scenery is all accessible in a community with abundant affordable housing. Fresno is the only major city in the country with close proximity to three national parks, including renowned Yosemite National Park. Fresno is host to college sporting events, minor league baseball, and professional soccer. Convenient weekend getaways from Fresno include the majestic Sierras (just 45 minutes away), the scenic Central Coast (just two hours away), as well as California’s most popular theme parks (just three hours away).

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that 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.

Application Requirements

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)

Job location

Fresno, CA