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Assistant Professor of Surgery/Liver Transplantation
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Los Angeles, California
Date Posted 06/29/2022
Faculty-Medicine-Other Medicine
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled


Position title: Assistant Professor of Surgery


The Department of Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA seeks candidates to join the Division of Liver and Pancreas Transplantation for a full-time faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level.

Responsibilities for this position include patient care, teaching, and clinical research. The primary focus of this position will be in adult and pediatric multiorgan transplantation as well as donor procurement. The candidate must have an M.D. degree or equivalent, have completed training in abdominal transplantation in an ASTS/TACC approved fellowship position, be board certified or board eligible in general surgery, be eligible for California medical licensure, and have experience in liver, pancreas and intestinal transplantation and multi-organ procurement. The ideal candidate will have superior clinical abilities, a track record of peer-reviewed research publications, and commitment to teaching. The salary will be commensurate with academic rank and experience.

The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

Interested applicants must submit their application materials online at: 

Confidential inquiries related to this position and/or search may be directed to: 

Fady M. Kaldas



Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

M.D. degree or equivalent


Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. 
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document. 
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Contact information for references is being requested but will not be used at this time. Final candidates will be notified in advance if the need to contact references is used as part of the final selection process. 


As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements. 

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.


Los Angeles, CA








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