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Associate or Full Professor (Ladder/In-Residence) Neurological Surgery Research Faculty

Position overview

Position title: Neurological Surgery Research Faculty
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 $118,100 - $185,600. 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/2023-24-academic-salary-scales.html.

Application Window

Open date: June 11, 2024

Most recent review date: Thursday, Jul 11, 2024 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, Jun 11, 2025 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, School of Medicine (https://medschool.ucsd.edu) and the Department of Neurological Surgery (https://neurosurgery.ucsd.edu) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is engaging in a nationwide search for senior researchers to further develop and expand our research portfolio, with a specific emphasis in the area of neuro-oncology computation and imaging analysis.

The Department of Neurological Surgery is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growth opportunities to faculty, residents, and staff. As an expanding Department whose mission is to educate tomorrow’s surgeon scientists, we remain committed to ensuring the future of our specialty is maximally diverse and equitable, and that we consistently lead with respect, integrity, and inclusion.

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

The appropriate appointment at Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s background and experience. The 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 in Mathematical Biology or related fields.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with a robust research program within a neurosurgery department reflected by active multi-year federal awards are preferred.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research - Applicants should summarize their research plan as it relates to the identified focus of the position.

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

  • Authorization to Release Form - Applicants must complete, sign and upload this form. See Institutional Reference Check (https://aps.ucsd.edu/recruitment/applicant_resources/index.html) 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.
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  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03992

Help contact: hdelaney@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.

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