Faculty Openings

Faculty openings in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery are listed below. Please note that all clinical applicants must be Board-certified or Board-eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery or Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and be eligible for a California medical license. The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line is 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.

Stanford University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions. 

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

For all positions, please send a copy of you curriculum vitae, a brief letter of inquiry including your interests, and three (3) references including email address to:

William J. Maloney, MD
Professor and Chairman

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
450 Broadway Street, Pavilion C
Redwood City, CA 94063-6342
Fax: 650-721-3472
c/o Jzesern Tan or Margaret Carter
Faculty Affairs Administrators
jstan@stanford.edu / macarter@stanford.edu

Current Faculty Openings


Orthopaedic Joint Surgeon

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University seeks a board certified/eligible orthopaedic surgeon specializing in arthritis and adult reconstruction to join the department at the Assistant or Associate Professor level on the Medical Center Line (MCL) or on the Clinician Educator Line (CE).

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line 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.

The major criterion for appointment in the Clinician Educator Line is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care and clinical teaching that advances clinical medicine appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. While not required, Clinician Educators may also engage in scholarly activities and/or perform in an administrative role.

Academic line/rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. We expect the successful candidate to provide surgical and non-surgical care for orthopaedic patients and (for MCL) produce scholarly work in the candidate’s major areas of interest, as well as teach and mentor residents, fellows, and medical students. The successful applicant should be eligible for a California Medical License.

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.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Pediatric Physiatrist

The PM&R Section in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine seeks 2 physiatrists specializing in pediatric rehabilitation to join the department. The shared clinical duties of the 2 positions will include coverage of pediatric inpatient rehabilitation beds, outpatient rehabilitation and multispecialty clinics, and inpatient consults. These services will be provided in a dynamic multispecialty environment through two clinical facilities, the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Candidates must be board certified/eligible in Pediatric PM&R. The positions are offered in the Clinician Educator line with rank determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidates. The major criterion for appointment for Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care and clinical teaching appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

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.

Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon – Stanford University

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University seeks a board certified/eligible orthopaedic surgeon specializing in orthopaedic spine to join the department at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank on the Medical Center Line (MCL) or on the Clinician Educator Line (CE).

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line 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. Preference will be given to candidates who have shown a demonstrated commitment to a career as a clinician scientist. 

The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Academic line/rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. We expect the successful candidate to provide surgical and non-surgical care for orthopaedic patients and (for MCL) produce scholarly work in the candidate’s major areas of interest, as well as teach and mentor residents, fellows, and medical students. The successful applicant must be eligible for a California Medical License, hold a doctorate degree, be board-certified or board-eligible (if Assistant Professor) in Orthopaedic Surgery, and have completed at least one year of spine fellowship.

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.


Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon – Stanford University

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University seeks a board certified/eligible orthopaedic surgeon specializing in orthopaedic hand to join the department at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank on the Medical Center Line (MCL).

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line 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. Preference will be given to candidates who have shown a demonstrated commitment to a career as a clinician scientist. 

Academic line/rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. We expect the successful candidate to provide surgical and non-surgical care for orthopaedic patients and produce scholarly work in the candidate’s major areas of interest, as well as teach and mentor residents, fellows, and medical students. The successful applicant must be eligible for a California Medical License, hold a doctorate degree, be board-certified or board-eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery, and have completed at least one year of hand fellowship.

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.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation – Stanford University

The PM&R Section in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University seeks a physiatrist with an interest in neurorehabilitation to join the department the Clinician Educator Line (CE). This position is primarily based in the Stanford University Neurosciences Health Center and the Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, CA. Clinical duties include outpatient management of patients with stroke, brain injury and other chronic neuromuscular disorders; and coverage of the PM&R consult service at Stanford University Hospital. Responsibilities also include mentorship and teaching of our PM&R residents, co-workers and ancillary staff

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line 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. Preference will be given to candidates who have shown a demonstrated commitment to a career as a clinician scientist. 

Academic line/rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. We expect the successful candidate to provide surgical and non-surgical care for orthopaedic patients and produce scholarly work in the candidate’s major areas of interest, as well as teach and mentor residents, fellows, and medical students. The successful applicant must be eligible for a California Medical License, hold a doctorate degree, be board-certified or board-eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery, and have completed at least one year of hand fellowship.

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.