Open date: December 1st, 2021
Most recent review date: Sunday, Jan 16, 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: Thursday, Dec 1, 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.
The University of California, San Diego Department of Pediatrics (https://pediatrics.ucsd.edu) and Department of Bioengineering (https://bioengineering.ucsd.edu) are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.
We are inviting applications for a position at the Assistant Professor level (tenured-track faculty position) at the intersection of diabetes and bioengineering. Possible areas include but are not limited to: technologies linking gene expression, anatomical location, and cell function; tissue engineering and biomaterials; organ‐on‐a‐chip technologies; sensors and devices; artificial intelligence.
Primary academic appointments will be jointly to the Department of Pediatrics within the Pediatric Diabetes Research Center (PDRC) in the School of Medicine and the Department of Bioengineering at the Jacobs School of Engineering. The position will promote interdisciplinary research in bioengineering and medicine with a focus on diabetes.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
1) Build and maintain a high quality, extramurally funded research program
2) Achieve excellence in the teaching of undergraduate students, graduate students, and medical students.
3) Provide service to the University and academic community at a level commensurate with his/her career stage
4) Contribute to the maintenance of a collegial and collaborative academic environment.
In addition, the selected candidate will demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education and have a well-articulated plan of contributing to programs that increase the access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences. The selected candidate will likely have already participated in, contributed to, or created such programs. The selected candidate will also have served as a role model in mentoring others, with a commitment to helping shape and expand the University's diversity initiatives (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/).
Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor rank.
A link to full description of the series is provided for your review:
Ladder Rank Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-220.pdf
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. 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
We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light.
Candidates must have a PhD (or advancement to candidacy) in biology, physics, engineering , MD/PhD, or MD degree.
Candidates with postdoctoral experience and a track record of research excellence are preferred.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
COVID-19 Impact Statement - We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light.
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