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Adult Hand, Upper Extremity and Musculoskeletal Reconstruction Surgeon (ACADEMIC POSITION)

Application Window

Open date: February 16, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Mar 8, 2024 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: Friday, Aug 16, 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

Adult Hand, Upper Extremity and Musculoskeletal Reconstruction Surgeon (ACADEMIC POSITION) UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO
Assistant or Associate level

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco is recruiting a board certified or eligible hand fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in upper extremity reconstruction and microvascular free tissue transfer. A secondary trauma fellowship or shoulder elbow fellowship experience is desirable but not necessary. The candidate will provide diagnostic and interventional management with a full spectrum of musculoskeletal diagnosis for adult populations. The emphasis of the practice will be on trauma reconstruction of musculoskeletal injuries. The selected candidate will be appointed to the Assistant or Associate Professor rank of the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical, Clinical X, or In Residence faculty series, according to experience and qualification.

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, trauma and hand fellows. The position will be based at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (Level 1) and the Regional Medical Center of San Jose (Level 2).

Applicant must have all requirements met by time of hire.
• A valid California medical license
• MD or DO degree (or equivalent degree) from an accredited program
• Completed an ACGME accredited Orthopaedic Residency program
• Completed an ACGME accredited Hand Fellowship
• Board certification/eligibility in Orthopaedic Surgery
• Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

Applicants must apply online at with a Cover Letter, CV, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of three peer references who we may contact directly.

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5: The minimum base salary range for this position is $135,700 - $213,500. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan ( which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

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 (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)

About UC San Francisco

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.

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 and San Jose, CA