Open date: August 13th, 2021
Most recent review date: Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
he Division of Otolaryngology in the Department of Surgery (https://medschool.ucsd.edu/som/surgery/divisions/Otolaryngology/pages/default.aspx) at University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is actively seeking candidates with a strong commitment to teaching, and program development for the position of Research Scientist in Otolaryngology.
Candidates will be committed to multidisciplinary investigation with a mission to develop a comprehensive program of translational research related to dysphagia related to head and neck cancer. Candidates will also have a commitment to building an independent research program, obtaining independent funding, providing mentoring/training, performing university and community service, and fostering an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. Program development will enhance and support an existing and highly developed community of basic, translational, and clinical investigators within the Gleiberman Head and Neck Cancer Center at UC San Diego. The successful candidate will lead a research program focused on the biology, etiology, and treatment of dysphagia, including but not limited to research on dysphagia related to head and neck cancer and treatment sequelae from head and neck cancer. If appropriate, there are opportunities to engage with our partner programs including the San Diego State University/University of California San Diego Joint Ph.D. Program in Language and Communicative Disorders and San Diego State University's clinical training program in Speech Language Pathology
This is a full-time Research Scientist position for candidates with clear potential for, or demonstration of, a successful research program with extramural funding and functioning as an independent investigator. This position includes participation in graduate student, medical student and resident research projects, teaching and collaboration with existing research faculty.
The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate of Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.
A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-278.pdf
Clinical X Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-275.pdf
Adjunct Professor – see: http://ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-280.pdf
In-Residence Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-270.pdf
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded. As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf
Candidates must have an postdoctoral or equivalent degree in health related fields and experience.
Candidates with an extensive record of investigation in head and neck cancer related dysphagia are preferred. Candidates with a related clinical practice in dysphagia, including clinical speech language pathology, are also preferred.
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Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
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