The Department of Neurosciences at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) (http://neurosciences.ucsd.edu/) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and is seeking an outstanding Neurologist/Neuroscientist.
Selection will be made depending on the area of interest, aspiration, career trajectory, and capacity for teambuilding. The environment offers exceptional opportunity for career development and candidates who are fledgling in their academic path but with great promise, energy and creativity are encouraged to apply.
The individual will work with a group of adult neuromuscular neurologists involved in clinical care, clinical research and trials, basic research and education with our growing Neuromuscular Division. The UCSD Neuromuscular Division has a clinical base at the UCSD hospitals at Hillcrest, La Jolla, and VA as well as a program at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego – the largest pediatric hospital in California. The group’s current strengths are in general neuromuscular neurology, ALS, muscle diseases, and clinical neurophysiology. There is now opportunity to develop programs in nerve diseases, genetics, or immune-mediated diseases although neuromuscular generalists or neuromuscular clinicians with interests in existing areas of expertise may apply. The neuromuscular division sponsors an ACGME accredited clinical neurophysiology fellowship, a fellowship in ALS Translational Research, and is developing an ACGME fellowship in neuromuscular diseases. There is an active rotation and conference schedule for the Neurology Residents.
Candidate must have an MD and be a neurologist-neuroscientist who is Board Certified/Board Eligible in Neurology, Neuromuscular Diseases and Clinical Neurophysiology, will have either an emerging or an established research program, and be clinically active. Candidates must also demonstrate excellent communication skills.
The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.
A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-278.pdf
Clinical X Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-275.pdf
Adjunct Professor – see: http://ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-280.pdf
In-Residence Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-270.pdf
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded.
Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01576.
References (contact information or letter of recommendation) may be requested from all finalists.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
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.
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