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Assistant/Associate Professor of Surgery – Surgical Oncologist with HPB Focus

Application Window

Open date: October 7, 2022

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Nov 15, 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: Sunday, Apr 7, 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 of Surgery – Surgical Oncologist with HPB Focus
Division of Surgical Oncology
Department of Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

The Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California, San Francisco is seeking outstanding candidates for a full time academic surgeon with an exemplary record of patient care and expertise in Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary (HPB) Surgery. Candidates must have completed a fellowship in Surgical Oncology by the time of hire and have expertise in liver, bile duct, gastric and pancreatic surgery. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. This position will work jointly with HPB surgeons at the UCSF campuses and be expected to grow an existing HPB practice at John Muir Health (JMH) Walnut Creek Campus.

The selected candidate will be expected to demonstrate experience in, and to develop, a research program in health services research, outcomes, or cancer biology. There will be ample opportunities for collaborative research with UCSF and JMH faculty. It is expected that the candidate will be integral to patient safety and quality research initiatives, protocol and clinical pathway development, team building, and directing multidisciplinary clinical tumor boards.

The position will focus on expanding the existing HPB clinical practice by working together in a transdisciplinary manner with primary care, medical oncology and interventional gastroenterology at JMH. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, leadership abilities, affability, and be able to work collaboratively with other clinicians, nurses, supportive staff, and administration. We also value applicants with evidence of strong oral and written communications skills and the ability to interact with stakeholders and organizations at all levels. Candidates who have clinical experience and commitment to cancer clinical research are highly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have recognized skills in the education of surgery residents and medical students and will be expected to be active participants in the Department’s residency training and educational programs.

This position will join a team of 7 experienced HPB/ Surgical Oncologists as part of a world class academic and comprehensive cancer center. Our Liver and Pancreas cancer program is patient centered. Team members meet weekly to discuss optimal patient treatment recommendations and incorporate the latest technology and research protocols. John Muir Health includes two large medical centers in Contra Costa County (Walnut Creek and Concord). Walnut Creek is a 554-licensed bed Medical Center with a proven hepatobiliary volumes and highly supportive group of surgeons.

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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
  • 5 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