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Assistant Professor (Ladder/In-Residence) Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences Research Faculty Positions

Position overview

Position title: Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences Research Faculty Positions
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 $106,900-$140,100. 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: July 24, 2023

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Oct 10, 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 23, 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 Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences (https://obgyn.ucsd.edu/index.html) at the University of California San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and is seeking applicants for tenure-track basic science faculty positions.

We are currently ranked 3rd among OB/GYN Departments in NIH funding and have active research programs in neuroendocrine control of reproduction, circadian rhythms, puberty, placental biology, exRNA biology, PCOS, stress, spermatogenesis, early embryo development, gynecologic cancer, pelvic floor muscle physiology, infertility, contraception, and the reproductive microbiome.

The Department is interested in candidates who have a commitment to research excellence, and participation in teaching, research, service, and in building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. The successful candidates will benefit from the highly stimulating and collaborative environment within the department.

The selected candidates will be responsible for teaching, research and service.

The appointment at the Assistant Professor level 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

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have a PhD, MD/PhD, MD or equivalent, or terminal degree in areas of Reproductive Sciences or other health related fields.

Candidates must also have a current research program in a discipline relevant to Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences with a track record of obtaining extramural funding and productivity with regards to peer-reviewed publications.

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.

  • COVID 19 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.
    (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Statement of Research - Applicants should summarize their research focus and research plan for this position.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03669

Help contact: m6morales@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.

For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4010393/PPSM-20.

For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination.

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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