Stanford University Posted Jan 4, 2022

Stanford, CA

Clinical Trauma/Acute Care Surgeon

The Department of Surgery/Division of General Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine seeks a Clinical Trauma/Acute Care Surgeon to join the Division in the next year. The candidate is expected to develop a strong clinical program in trauma and acute care surgery. This faculty position will be at the Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Clinician Educator Line (CE) at Stanford University. The major criterion for appointment for Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administration and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Applicants must be board eligible/certified in General Surgery and have completed a fellowship in Surgical Critical Care. The successful candidate is expected to have excellent clinical skills and collaborative abilities. A history of preclinical or clinical research is desired as well. Preclinical research experience that would fit well with opportunities at Stanford includes translational research focused on novel therapies for trauma, injury and critical care. Clinical research opportunities include outcomes assessment, patient safety and/or quality.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

How to apply

Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their interests and the names of three references to:

David A. Spain, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
c/o General Surgery Faculty Affairs (
Stanford University School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive, H3591
Stanford, CA 94305-5641


300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Stanford University
Clinical Trauma/Acute Care Surgeon
Stanford, CA

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