The Division of Biomedical Sciences, within the School of Medicine at the University of California Riverside, is seeking to hire up to three new faculty members at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in tenure-track/tenured positions. For those requiring a clinical appointment, a joint appointment within the Division of Clinical Sciences School of Medicine is possible.
We are looking for accomplished research scientists in a number of specific areas to synergize with current Division, School and University strengths. Areas of research within the Division include cancer biology, gastro-intestinal biology, integrative immunology (vaccine development, neuro-immune, hostpathogen interactions), neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders. Particular strengths on the campus relevant to this search include genetics, genomics/bioinformatics, vector biology, bioengineering and nanotechnology, and synthetic and analytical chemistry.
Specifically, the Division of Biomedical Sciences is seeking applicants with biomedical research programs in:
• Cancer and Stem Cell biology
• Cardiovascular and metabolic disease
• Clinical genetics • Medical microbiology
• Pulmonary or renal physiology
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. 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. As such, preference will be given to candidates who are capable of teaching pathology, infectious disease (microbiology/virology), physiology (cardiovascular, metabolic, renal or respiratory) or clinical genetics.
The University of California, Riverside is centrally located within the Southern California area and situated in an historic citrus growing area surrounded by mountain ranges. Riverside is an hour away from ski slopes, surfing, or hiking in mountain wilderness or desert environments, and housing in the area is very affordable. The campus is located in close proximity to a host of high profile universities, research institutes, and biotech industries in Southern California. 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. Applications will be reviewed beginning July 31st and the positions will remain open until 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 of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability; protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from scholars committed to excellence and seeking to help redefine the research university for the next generation. 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.
Submit the following items electronically through the APRecruit system: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Research accomplishments and goals, Diversity Statement and Statement of Teaching Expertise.
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.
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is loca...ted approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.