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Assistant Professor (Ladder/In-Residence) Basic, Translational, or Physician Scientists

Position overview

Position title: Basic, Translational, or Physician Scientists
Salary range: The posted UC Salary scales set the minimum pay at the appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step. The base pay range for this position is $113,300- $284,100. Salary is negotiated annually. Additional compensation may be available if the position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan. UC Salary information can be found here: (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2022-23-academic-salary-scales.html.

Application Window

Open date: April 4, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Jul 30, 2023 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, Apr 3, 2024 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 University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and the Department of Pediatrics aim to foster a diverse and inclusive community of scholars to enhance our academic and research missions. We are committed to academic, scientific, and clinical excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Department of Pediatrics is currently in an exciting period of growth and expansion across our varied divisions and centers of excellence. As part of our ongoing pursuit of clinical innovation and scientific discovery, we seek applications from candidates for the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) faculty positions.

The Department of Pediatrics seeks scientists, physician-investigators, or physician-scientists, with wide experience in healthcare, research, and education and a strong interest in pursuing basic, translational, or clinical research programs pertaining to the field of Cardiology, Genetics, Hem/Onc, Nephrology, Neonatology, Allergy-Immunology & Rheumatology, Environmental Health, Health Disparities, and all subspecialties that have relevance to child health.

The successful candidates will be able to develop extramurally funded research programs and provide leadership in pediatric research. The successful candidates will also be able to build on their academic research career at UCSD with the potential for additional collaborations with scientists, clinicians, and other Departments in the School of Medicine, as well as across campus with the UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering, and Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Longevity Science.

The successful candidates will be responsible for providing high-quality training and teaching and will participate in basic or translational research and/or the clinical care of patients. In addition to the highest standards of scholarship, teaching, and professional activity, candidates are expected to contribute toward the development of a climate that supports equity, inclusion, and diversity.

The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level and will be based on the candidate’s background and experience. Series will include 50% Ladder Rank / 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding or 100% Ladder Rank.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
Ladder Rank Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-220.pdf
In-Residence Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-270.pdf

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

References may be requested from finalists.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must possess an MD or equivalent MD/PHD or PhD in a relevant field of Pediatrics. Candidates with an MD or equivalent must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California and must be board certified or eligible in Pediatrics. Candidates must also have a track record of obtaining research funding.

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)

Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03572

Help contact: jmaog@ucsd.edu

About UC San Diego

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 University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California prohibits smoking and tobacco use at all University controlled properties.

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