Down Syndrome Neurobiologist Cluster in Dev. Neuropath VC for Research Associate/Full Prof. -tenured

Location
Irvine, California (US)
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
April 04 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

The University of California Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, invites applications for a full-time position. The academic appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor level in the Line (tenured) series, which confers membership in the UCI Academic Senate. The position is part of a "Cluster Hire" in Developmental Neuropathology involving four faculty recruitments. The cluster goal is to collaboratively employ traditional and systems approaches to more deeply understand the developing human brain. For this position, the department seeks a PhD-level neurobiologist with an outstanding and established extramurally-funded research program in Down Syndrome. The successful recruit will have the expertise and skills to lead multidisciplinary research efforts that leverage the Down syndrome cohort and biorepository of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) and Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurologic Disorders (MIND), as well as the systems biology expertise of the Center for Complex Biological Systems (CCBS). As a member of cluster, the recruit will also have access to other existing resources and strengths of UCI Health and its campus partners, including graduate training programs in the neurosciences, biomedical sciences, and systems biology.
As Vice Chair for Research, the successful recruit will also have the interpersonal and administrative skills to effectively coordinate research and research-related educational activities, including directorship of the Experimental Pathology PhD program. Other departmental teaching and mentoring activities may involve medical students, graduate students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and expectations. To apply for this position, candidates should upload their curriculum vitae, statements (research, teaching, and diversity), reference information, and additional items to the UCI Recruit: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04546.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.