THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO (UCSD), DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS (http://www-pediatrics.ucsd.edu), AND RADY CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF SAN DIEGO (http://www.rchsd.org) are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Our Division of Dysmorphology-Teratology has established a new Center for the Promotion of Maternal Health and Infant Development, and invites applications for a Tenure-Track Perinatal Epidemiologist Researcher in epidemiology/public health.
The Center has a focus on prenatal environmental exposures including medications, diseases, chemicals, alcohol and drugs, and the risk of birth defects and other developmental disabilities. UCSD School of Medicine offers a research-intensive environment with multiple opportunities for collaboration with colleagues in UC San Diego's Reproductive Medicine, Family and Preventive Medicine, The Moores Cancer Center, The Pediatric Diabetes Research Center, and The Clinical and Translational Research Institute.
Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD, with training in epidemiology or a related field. The Division is interested in individuals with backgrounds in epidemiology broadly defined, including training and expertise in nutritional epidemiology, perinatal epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, and/or molecular or genetic epidemiology. Additionally, applicants should place a high priority on the teaching of medical or graduate students or fellows. Candidates are required to show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity.
Preferred applicants will demonstrate strong potential to be competitive in the near future in regards to NIH funding.
Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level. Series will include 100% Ladder Rank or 50% Ladder Rank /50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding (with partial or full state funding potentially offered).
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants must submit a CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Research, and a separate statement summarizing past or potential contributions to diversity (For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp). Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01154.
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 veterans status
San Diego, CA
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Research
- Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
- Misc / Additional (Optional)
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