Skip to main content

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Open Faculty Position - Assistant, Associate, Full Professor Rank

Position overview

Position titles:

Application Window

Open October 14, 2022 through Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) School of Medicine invites applications for the position of Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (AD DEI). The incumbent will have a concurrent academic appointment in an appropriate department in the School of Medicine and participate in administrative, teaching and research or creative activities. The AD DEI will provide leadership in all aspects of the School of Medicine’s DEI programs, including education, research, clinical, community outreach, recruitment, and support of faculty, residents, students, and staff.

We seek applicants with proven leadership experience in diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education, and preferably in academic medicine. The successful candidate will demonstrate foundational knowledge of diversity, inclusion, equity, cultural awareness and competency, and exemplify the characteristics of an inclusive leader in daily interactions with people at all levels of the organization.

The AD DEI will provide leadership in all aspects of the School of Medicine’s DEI programs and will serve as senior-level advisor to the Dean, senior associate deans, department chairs, CEO UCR Health and other medical school leaders. The AD DEI will facilitate the establishment and implementation of the School of Medicine Diversity Strategic Plan and will be responsible for developing and tracking measurable goals and objectives for diversity and inclusion efforts. The AD DEI will chair the School of Medicine’s Diversity committee and will work collaboratively with University of California Riverside’s (UCR) Vice Chancellor and Chief Diversity Officer to ensure School of Medicine’s alignment with UCR. The AD DEI must have knowledge of issues pertaining to diversity and inclusion in academic medicine and, ideally, possess a comprehensive understanding of health disparities and health disparities research. In addition, the candidate must possess excellent communication skills and a record of building consensus to support decisions and programs.

Founded in 2013, the School of Medicine at UCR is the sixth University of California Medical School and serves the rapidly growing Inland Southern California region by training a much-needed physician workforce and catalyzing innovations in research, education, and healthcare delivery. The UCR School of Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the community in the Inland Empire, one of the most ethnically diverse and medically underserved areas of the country. 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. 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 successful candidate must possess an MD, PhD or EdD degree or equivalent. The successful candidate will also be expected to show a record of research or scholarly activities appropriate for the academic appointments in Professor (Ladder Rank), Professor of Clinical X or Health Sciences Clinical series. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Finally, the candidate must demonstrate appropriate administrative experience and a proven record of academic and administrative leadership qualities.

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

Initial review of applications will begin on December 9, 2022 and applicants will be considered until the position is 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)
  • Must possesses and MD, PhD or Ed.D degree or equivalent.
  • Show a record of research or scholarly activities appropriate for the academic appointments in Professor (Ladder Rank), Professor of Clinical X or Health Sciences Clinical series.
  • Demonstrate appropriate administrative experience and a proven record of academic and administrative leadership qualities.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and a record of building consensus to support decisions and programs.
Preferred qualifications
  • Knowledge of issues pertaining to diversity and inclusion in academic medicine and, ideally, possess a comprehensive understanding of health disparities and health disparities research.
  • 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.

Application Requirements by Level

Professor of Clinical X

Position title: Professor of Clinical X

Submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, contact information for six to twelve 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. In addition, if you identify as disadvantaged, English as a second language, completed a portion of education in the Inland, southern California region, and grew up in a medically underserved area, and first in family to complete a bachelor's degree (or equivalent), add to your statement. https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Teaching Evaluations/Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 6-12 required (contact information only)

Provide contact information for 6-12 referees.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01671

Associate Professor of Clinical X

Position title: Associate Professor of Clinical X

Submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, contact information for six to twelve 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. In addition, if you identify as disadvantaged, English as a second language, completed a portion of education in the Inland, southern California region, and grew up in a medically underserved area, and first in family to complete a bachelor's degree (or equivalent), add to your statement. https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Teaching Evaluations/Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 6-12 required (contact information only)

Provide contact information for 6-12 referees.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01671

Assistant Professor of Clinical X

Position title: Assistant Professor of Clinical X

Submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, six letters of recommendation, 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. In addition, if you identify as disadvantaged, English as a second language, completed a portion of education in the Inland, southern California region, and grew up in a medically underserved area, and first in family to complete a bachelor's degree (or equivalent), add to your statement. https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Teaching Evaluations/Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Upload 3-5 reference letters, or have the system send the request to the letter writers.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01671

Health Sciences Full Clinical Professor

Position title: Health Sciences Full Clinical Professor

Submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, contact information for six to eight 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. In addition, if you identify as disadvantaged, English as a second language, completed a portion of education in the Inland, southern California region, and grew up in a medically underserved area, and first in family to complete a bachelor's degree (or equivalent), add to your statement. https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Teaching Evaluations/Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 6-8 required (contact information only)

Provide contact information for 6-8 referees.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01671

Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor

Position title: Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor

Submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, contact information for five to six 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. In addition, if you identify as disadvantaged, English as a second language, completed a portion of education in the Inland, southern California region, and grew up in a medically underserved area, and first in family to complete a bachelor's degree (or equivalent), add to your statement. https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Teaching Evaluations/Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 5-6 required (contact information only)

Provide contact information for 5-6 referees.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01671

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor

Position title: Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor

Submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, three to four letters of recommendation, 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. In addition, if you identify as disadvantaged, English as a second language, completed a portion of education in the Inland, southern California region, and grew up in a medically underserved area, and first in family to complete a bachelor's degree (or equivalent), add to your statement. https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Teaching Evaluations/Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 letters of reference required

Upload 3-4 reference letters, or have the system send the request to the letter writers.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01671

Full Professor

Position title: Full Professor

Submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, contact information for six to twelve 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. In addition, if you identify as disadvantaged, English as a second language, completed a portion of education in the Inland, southern California region, and grew up in a medically underserved area, and first in family to complete a bachelor's degree (or equivalent), add to your statement. https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Teaching Evaluations/Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 6-12 required (contact information only)

Provide contact information for 6-12 referees.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01671

Associate Professor

Position title: Associate Professor

Submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, contact information for six to twelve 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. In addition, if you identify as disadvantaged, English as a second language, completed a portion of education in the Inland, southern California region, and grew up in a medically underserved area, and first in family to complete a bachelor's degree (or equivalent), add to your statement. https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Teaching Evaluations/Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 6-12 required (contact information only)

Provide contact information for 6-12 referees.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01671

Assistant Professor

Position title: Assistant Professor

Submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, three to five letters of recommendation, 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. In addition, if you identify as disadvantaged, English as a second language, completed a portion of education in the Inland, southern California region, and grew up in a medically underserved area, and first in family to complete a bachelor's degree (or equivalent), add to your statement. https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Teaching Evaluations/Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Upload 3-5 reference letters, or have the system send the request to the letter writers.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01671

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 (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19). 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. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Riverside, CA