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Associate Dean for Clinical Research - Associate or Full Professor Rank

Position overview

Position titles:
Salary range: The posted UC salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/index.html ) set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5 for the salary range. The budgetary range for this position starts at $275k and final compensation will be dependent on specialty. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan (https://somacademicaffairs.ucr.edu/sites/g/files/rcwecm2346/files/2021-02/2021-02-11HSCP%20Plan.pdf), which may provide eligibility for additional compensation.

Application Window

Open date: September 12, 2023

Next review date: Friday, Jul 19, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Dec 31, 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 UCR School of Medicine invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Dean for Clinical Research. Reporting to the Vice Chancellor and Dean of the School of Medicine, the Associate Dean for Clinical Research (ADCR) will provide strategic leadership to envision, establish and support clinical research at the SOM and within UCR Health. The ADCR will be responsible for strategic planning, goal setting, and implementation of the infrastructure, processes, and systems to support efficient and high-quality clinical research within the SOM, and in collaboration with chairs of the clinical departments of the SOM and with key hospital affiliate partners. This role includes time for clinical practice, and it is expected that the successful candidate will oversee their own investigator-initiated research portfolio with the goal of attracting and maintaining competitive external funding. This is an opportunity for a collaborative and creative physician-scientist to have a dramatic impact on clinical research in inland Southern California, and to establish appropriate partnerships with community collaborators and other UC Health campuses. Essential functions include:
• Identify, facilitate and lead SOM-wide clinical research and/or evidence-based clinical treatment opportunities available for dissemination in populations
• Facilitate the development of clinical research opportunities for students, residents, clinicians, and leaders to contribute to a developing research culture and positive learning environment;
• Maintain the continuation of a personal, extramurally funded research program;
• Develop training programs for clinical faculty to provide knowledge of clinical research, development of skills in clinical research grant proposals, and management of clinical research projects.
• Serve as a role model and mentor through the continuation of a clinical practice and preferably participation in clinical trials;
• Collaborate with organizational leaders to ensure financial projections and results accurately reflect strategic goals and broad compliance;
• Develop and manage operational initiatives with measurable outcomes for clinical research;
• Serve as a conduit for clinical research through collaborations with leadership and physicians at UCR SOM, UCR Health and external partners;
• Incorporate UCR SOM’s mission and values to achieve success in expanding clinical research activities.

The successful applicant must qualify for an academic appointment in one of the following series: Ladder Rank Professor, Professor of Clinical X or Health Sciences Clinical Professor series at the full professor or associate professor rank for the position of Associate Dean for Clinical Research.

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 degree or equivalent, and current board certification in their specialty as well as meet the eligibility requirements for a medical license in the State of California. Successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work successfully with and benefit a diverse student body. Candidate must demonstrate scholarly activity, evidenced by peer reviewed publications and extramural funding. The successful candidate must possess an excellent clinical record of expertise and a strong commitment to medical student and resident education. Finally, the candidate must demonstrate appropriate administrative and operational experience and a proven record of clinical, academic, and administrative leadership qualities. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. The posted UC salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/index.html ) set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5 for the salary range. The budgetary range for this position is $115,100 - $305,900. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan (https://somacademicaffairs.ucr.edu/sites/g/files/rcwecm2346/files/2021-02/2021-02-11HSCP%20Plan.pdf), which may provide eligibility for additional compensation.

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

Initial review of applications will begin on November 13, 2023, 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 possess an MD degree or equivalent
  • Current board certification in their specialty as well as meet the eligibility requirements for a medical license in the State of California.
  • Successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work successfully with and benefit a diverse student body.
  • Must demonstrate scholarly activity, evidenced by peer reviewed publications and extramural funding.
  • Must possess an excellent clinical record of expertise and a strong commitment to medical student and resident education.
  • Must demonstrate appropriate administrative and operational experience and a proven record of clinical, academic, and administrative leadership qualities.
Preferred qualifications

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.
    https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Misc / Teaching Evaluations/Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 6-9 required (contact information only)

Provide contact information for 6-9 referees.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01772

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.
    https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Misc / Teaching Evaluations/Additional (Optional)

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

Provide contact information for 6-12 referees.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01772

Health Sciences Full Professor

Position title: Health Sciences Full 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.
    https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Misc / Teaching Evaluations/Additional (Optional)

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

Provide contact information for 6-8 referees.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01772

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 nine 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.
    https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Misc / Teaching Evaluations/Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 6-9 required (contact information only)

Provide contact information for 6-9 referees.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01772

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.
    https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Misc / Teaching Evaluations/Additional (Optional)

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

Provide contact information for 6-12 referees.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01772

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.
    https://medschool.ucr.edu/mission_diversity

  • Misc / Teaching Evaluations/Additional (Optional)

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

Provide contact information for 5-6 referees.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01772

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

About UC Riverside

The University of California, Riverside is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. UCR is a member institution of the American Association of Universities (AAU) as well as the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities (HSRU). 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 or protected veteran status.

For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy please visit: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-035.pdf.

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.

Job location

Riverside, CA