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Academic Colon and Rectal Surgeon

The Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery is seeking a full-time surgeon to join the Division as Clinical-X Series or the Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor Level.

We expect the successful candidate to have clinical activity, as well as research activity with an interest in basic/translational discovery or health services research, multidisciplinary collaborations, and conduct teaching activities. Candidates with additional interest towards obtaining extramural funding and career development as a surgeon-scientist are also encouraged to apply.

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Clinical-X Series or the Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Criteria for the Professor of Clinical "X" Series: The incumbent will be expected to conduct substantial research; provide patient care; teach fellows, residents, and medical students; and perform public and University service. Excellent teaching is an essential criteria for appointment in this series.

Criteria for the Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series: The incumbent will be expected to teach fellows, residents, and medical students; provide patient care; contribute to scholarly activities; and provide public and University service.

Faculty rank and series will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Candidates should have an MD or MD/ PhD with board certification/ eligibility in General Surgery and Colon & Rectal Surgery.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Board Certified (eligible) Colon and Rectal Surgeon

Advanced skills in open and minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery

Significant demonstrated interest in teaching and future research collaboration

M.D. or equivalent and/or M.D./Ph.D.

Department of Surgery website:

To apply and be considered, interested candidates should visit UC Irvine’s recruitment website:, complete an online application profile and upload application materials electronically (CV, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration form). Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.


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