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Assistant, Associate or Full Research or Project Scientist - Ophthalmology

Application Window

Open date: October 19th, 2021

Last review date: Sunday, Nov 21, 2021 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: Wednesday, Oct 19, 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.

Position description

The Department of Ophthalmology and the Viterbi Family, Department of Ophthalmology at University of California San Diego (http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/eyes/Pages/default.aspx) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Department is recruiting for a Project Scientist or a Research Scientist.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

•Project Scientist - see: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-311.pdf

•Research Scientist - see: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-310.pdf

Appointment level/rank is dependent upon academic experience and scholarly achievements.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must be PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent with an emphasis in Neuroscience, Ophthalmology, Retinal Degeneration, Signal Pathways, or Stem Cell.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02917

Help contact: ckishaba@health.ucsd.edu

Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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