PHYSIATRIST ACADEMIC POSITION UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO Assistant/Associate/Full Level
The University of California, San Francisco, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is recruiting for a board- eligible or board-certified Physiatrist with expertise in the evaluation and interventional management of patients with disorders of the spine in an academic, multidisciplinary setting.
The selected candidate will participate in departmental clinical, teaching, and research activities at UCSF sites that include the Orthopaedic Institute at our Mission Bay Campus. The selected candidate will be appointed to the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank of the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical, Clinical X, or In-Residence faculty series. Clinical activities will include frequent interactions with surgeons and non-operative faculty as a part of an interdisciplinary team that manages spinal disorders. In addition to clinical activities, the selected candidate will teach clinically relevant topics to Orthopaedic Surgery residents and fellows, as well as medical students. There are multiple opportunities to become involved in existing research programs, as well as to develop independent programs. Applicants should be proficient in joint and epidural (inter-laminar and transforaminal) injections, as well as radiofrequency ablation procedures, at all levels of the spine (including cervical). Experience with spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, and intra-thecal infusions is not required, as our service does not implant the devices used for those treatments. Applicants to this position should be committed to an academic career. The academic mission includes clinical care, teaching, and research. A successful applicant will be able to articulate how he/she/they plans to contribute to one or more of these missions.
Requirements: Applicant must have all requirements met by time of hire:
• Must have a valid California medical license. • MD or DO degree from an accredited program. • Completion of an accredited Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency program. • Completion of fellowship training in Interventional Spine or Pain Management, or five years' experience in an interventional spine practice. • Board certified or eligible in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. • Applicant's materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission.
Please apply online with CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching, and provide three reference contact information at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF04672.
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.