The Larry Ellison Endowed Chair will support research and teaching in the area of musculoskeletal health (MSK) in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the UC Davis Health School of Medicine. The Department seeks candidates with a track-record of excellence and leadership in research at an academic institution and a demonstrated ability to establish extramurally funded research programs as evidenced by receipt of significant funding from national agencies.
The successful candidate will be expected to effectively interface with physicians and scientists, participate in collaborations within the UC Davis research community and ultimately build new translational research programs. We are recruiting for a Regular Ladder Rank (tenure track, full-time FTE) or Regular Ladder Rank (tenure-track)/in Residence split at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, commensurate with the level of experience and qualifications of the applicant.
Candidates must possess a terminal degree (Ph.D./M.D.). Evidence of success in obtaining Federally funded grants and/or contracts is required. The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse community is also required. Additionally, the holder of the endowed chair will have the following responsibilities assigned:
Engage in teaching and scholarly activities focused in the area of Regeneration of Bone and Cartilage.
Teach one course per year in the undergraduate, graduate and residency programs in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Conduct research on bone cartilage and perform service to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the broader community in which it is situated.
Provide leadership in the area of Regeneration and be fully engaged in activities in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Enhance the academic and intellectual life of the campus as a whole.
For full consideration, applications must be received by June 30, 2020. However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2021. A successful application will contain the following:
Statement of Interest. Please include suitability for the position, description of relevant research, and address the following three (3) topics:
A vision for collaborative MSK research and innovation across UCDH.
A strategy for building a robust extramurally funded research enterprise across the department.
A strategy for mentoring our junior research faculty.
Names/contact information of six (6) references.
Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Authorization Release Form for Reference Check.
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About UC Davis Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
UC Davis Health School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is an academic/clinical department, encompassing several sub-specialties, working to achieve excellence in patient care, teaching, research and public service. The Department’s strategy is built on four pillars: Impactful Advocacy; In-demand, World-Class Education; Innovation through Leading-Edge Research; and World-Class Quality, Value-Driven Clinical Care.