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Biomedical Sciences - Tenure Track/Tenured Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

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Open December 8th, 2021 through Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Division of Biomedical Sciences within the School of Medicine at the University of California Riverside is seeking to hire 3 new faculty members at the tenure track Assistant Professor, tenured Associate or Full Professor rank. We are looking for accomplished biomedical researchers with active research programs in Biologic and Epigenetics mechanisms underlying social determinants of health & disease in children and the aging population.  Areas of research interest include but are not limited to adverse childhood events (ACE), developmental disorders, chronic inflammatory disorders, environmental exposures, stress, and diseases relevant to health disparities and inequities.  Preference will be given to those individuals examining the molecular mechanisms of human disease who are committed to a collaborative approach to research, and who are experts in their specific disease models.

The successful candidates will have a primary appointment in the Division of Biomedical Sciences. The School of Medicine at UCR is the sixth University of California Medical School and serves the rapidly growing and dynamic Inland Southern California region by training a much-needed physician workforce and catalyzing innovations in research, education, and health care delivery that will improve the health of medically underserved populations. Laboratory and office space will be in the Gold-LEED School of Medicine research building. Areas of research within the Division include addiction, cancer biology, drug discovery, epithelial biology, endocrinology, GI physiology and GI disorders, pulmonology, integrative immunology, host-pathogen interactions, neurodegeneration and neurodevelopmental disorders. Particular strengths on the campus pertinent to this recruitment include epigenetics, RNA processing, genomics/bioinformatics, microRNAs, neuroscience, vector biology, bioengineering and nanotechnology, and synthetic and analytical chemistry. The School of Medicine has 5 research centers: BREATHE, Center for Healthy Communities, Center for Health Disparities Research, Center for Glial-Neuronal Interactions, Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine. The Division of Biomedical Sciences sponsors an innovative Ph.D. program that integrates the core medical curriculum with biomedical graduate training and research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the medical curriculum and actively participate in the Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program. Joint appointments in SOM Division of Clinical Sciences are available for candidates with active clinical practices.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. Applicants must hold a Ph.D., M.D., Pharm D., or equivalent degree and qualify for a tenure-track or tenured faculty appointment at the University of California. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. The appropriate rank at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate's qualifications and experience. After appointment, advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

The University of California, Riverside is situated in an historic citrus growing area surrounded by mountain ranges. Riverside is about an hour away from ski slopes, surfing, or hiking in mountain or desert environments, and housing in the area is very affordable. The campus is also located in a prime position to take advantage of the other universities, research institutes, and biotech industries present in Southern California.

TO APPLY: https://medschool.ucr.edu/employment/faculty

Initial review of applications will begin on February 14, 2022, and applicants will be considered until the positions are filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D., M.D., Pharm D., or equivalent degree and qualify for a tenure-track or tenured faculty appointment at the University of California.

Candidates seeking joint clinical appointments must possess an M.D., or equivalent degree and be eligible to practice in the State of California. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible.

Preferred qualifications

Preference will be given to those individuals examining molecular mechanisms of disease who are committed to a collaborative approach to research, and who are expert in their specific disease model.

For clinical researchers, candidates who have completed a clinical fellowship in their respective specialties are preferred.

Application Requirements by Level

Professor

Position title: Professor

Submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, a Statement of Teaching, a Statement of Research, Teaching Evaluations and a Contribution to Diversity Statement. In order to be considered, your application needs to be marked as completed.

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Provide contact information for 3-5 referees.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01505

Associate Professor

Position title: Associate Professor

Submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, a Statement of Teaching, a Statement of Research, Teaching Evaluations and a Contribution to Diversity Statement. In order to be considered, your application needs to be marked as completed.

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Provide contact information for 3-5 referees.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01505

Assistant Professor

Position title: Assistant Professor

Submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, three reference letters, a Statement of Teaching, a Statement of Research, Teaching Evaluations and a Contribution to Diversity Statement. In order to be considered, your application needs to be marked as completed.

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Upload 3 reference letters, or have the system send the request to the letter writers.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01505

Help contact: brenda.carrion@medsch.ucr.edu

Campus Information

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Riverside, CA