Position overviewPosition title: UCSD FIRST Program Search for Excellence Hires
Open date: July 17, 2023
Most recent review date: Sunday, Oct 1, 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: Tuesday, Jul 16, 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.
The Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences (https://medschool.ucsd.edu/vchs/) is committed to academic, scientific, and clinical excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body invites applications for clinicians and researchers. This position represents a NIH funded Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) program faculty hire to UC San Diego.
Through the FIRST program, we seek to recruit a cohort of diverse faculty who have a demonstrated strong commitment to promoting diversity and inclusive excellence in health related fields of cancer, cardiovascular sciences, immunology, infectious diseases and neurosciences.
Through these hires, UC San Diego and UC San Diego Health Sciences aim to enhance our academic and research missions and establish inclusive environments to help new hires succeed. Candidates will present any previous experience having served as a role model in mentoring others. In addition to the highest standards of scholarship, teaching, and professional activity, successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to promoting inclusive excellence and help shape and expand the University’s diversity initiatives (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/).
The selected candidate(s) will receive competitive startup packages to support salary and research start-up costs. Candidates may not have held a prior tenure-track assistant professor position or received an independent NIH research award, such as an R01 or R01-equivalent.
References will be requested from all finalists.
The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor. 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
Candidates must have an MD or equivalent, DO, MD/PhD, PhD, PharmD, DrPH or other doctoral degrees in health related, bioengineering, biological sciences, cancer, cardiovascular sciences, chemistry and biochemistry, immunology, infectious diseases, marine biology, marine sciences, neurosciences, pharmaceutical sciences or social science/cognitive sciences.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research - No more than 3 pages
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)
Statement of Teaching - For additional consideration, we strongly recommend submitting a Statement of Teaching. No more than 2 pages.
- 3 required (contact information only)
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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.
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