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Chief, Surgical Services

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 17th, 2017
Last review date: March 6th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: December 31st, 2018
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.


Chief, Surgical Services, Department of Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco seeks an outstanding individual as Chief of Surgery at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, the San Francisco’s Level 1 Trauma Center. The successful candidate will have a national reputation as a leader in academic surgery in the areas of patient care, medical education, and research, as well as exceptional administrative and organizational skills. The individual chosen will have major responsibilities for this distinguished service, which includes trauma and acute care surgery, critical care, general and subspecialty surgery, vascular surgery, and plastic surgery services.

Applicants must be board-certified in General Surgery with a solid track record of management and leadership. We prefer candidates who can demonstrate national recognition of excellence in clinical care and research. The applicant must have recognized skills in the education of Medical Students, Residents and Fellows.

The position will be appointed at the Associate or Professor rank in the In Residence Series.

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.

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Job location

San Francisco, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 5 required (contact information only)

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