Scientist

Location
Sacramento, California
Salary
See Job Description
Posted
October 01 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, is recruiting for a scientist position with skin immunology and microbiome research experience at the rank of Associate or Full Professor/In-Residence series based on experience and qualifications. Expectations of a Clinical X series is to engage in teaching, research, service, and clinical work, while expectations of faculty in the HSCP series are primarily clinical and include teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities. The appointment may be made up to 100% and will report to the Chair of the Department of Dermatology. We especially welcome applicants whose research, teaching, and community outreach demonstrably attest to their commitment to inclusion of under-represented and/or non-majority individuals into their respective area of specialization within their discipline.


The successful candidate will be expected to establish a dynamic and interactive research program, to excel at student teaching and inclusive mentoring, write and submit research proposals to government agencies to secure additional funding and will be expected to spend a minimum of 50% effort in research. The successful candidate is expected to integrate and leverage existing research at UC Davis Health, and at UC Davis campus.
Basic Qualifications:
• Candidates must possess an MD and/or Ph.D. in a relevant field of medical/biological science.
• Must possess an exceptional record of scholarship and publication in skin immunology and microbiome research with an emphasis on skin inflammatory diseases or skin wound healing.
• An outstanding record of teaching, including national and international lectures.
• Demonstrated track record of being able to obtain extramural funding for research.
• Proven history of leadership and mentorship.
• Demonstrated proficiency in the teaching/training of students, residents, and/or fellows.
• Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
• Exhibit excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff, donors, and industry partners.
• Ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.
• Selected candidates will be expected to participate in research and teaching, as well as university and public service.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Active extramural research funding is highly desirable.
For first consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2020; however, the position will be open until filled through September 30, 2021. The following information is required: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Research, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Authorization to Release Information Form, and contact information for at least six references. Please visit http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/index.html for information about why diversity statements are requested and guidelines for writing a diversity statement. Please upload this information and apply online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03680.

UC Davis requires all candidates of ladder rank faculty tenured or security of employment searches to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into RECRUIT as part of their application. If the candidate does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitment must complete the entire application, only finalists considered for positions with tenure or security of employment will be subject to reference checks.

UC Davis supports Family-friendly recruitment. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany a faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/worklife/index.html

The UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) is a service designed to support departments and deans offices in the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty. Eligibility is limited to full-time Academic Senate Ladder Rank faculty, Cooperative Extension Specialists, and in a few instances, members of the Senior Management Group. https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/partner-opportunities-program-pop

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need an accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.


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