Skip to main content

Orthopaedic Surgeon - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Application Window

Open date: July 22, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Oct 3, 2022 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, Jan 22, 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.

Position description

Assistant – Associate Professor Level

The University of California, San Francisco, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is recruiting for an orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in Spine Surgery. This full-time appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, commensurate with experience, and the selected candidate will be appointed to the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical, Clinical X, or In-Residence faculty series.

The incumbent will participate in clinical care activities at our outpatient and surgical facilities and will be based primarily in the North Bay Area. The clinical practice will focus on all conditions of the spine with an emphasis on minimally invasive spine surgery. The incumbent will be responsible for teaching to residents as well as medical students and will be core faculty for the Spine fellowship. The incumbent will be expected to collaborate in clinical and/or basic research as well as publish subsequent results in peer reviewed journals.

Applicant must have all requirements met by time of hire:
• A valid California medical license will be required as a condition of employment.
• MD or DO degree from an accredited program.
• Completed an accredited Orthopaedic Surgery residency program.
• Completed a Spine Fellowship Program.
• Board certified or eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery.
• Training and/expertise in minimally invasive spine surgery are preferred.
• Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission.

Please apply online with CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Statement on Teaching, Statement on Research, and three (3) Reference Contact Information at

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy found here:

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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA