Faculty Position in Vision Science / Electrophysiology

Los Angeles
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March 20 2021
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The Stein Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology invite applications for an outstanding vision scientist at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, with salary and rank commensurate with credentials and experience. The candidate will join a dynamic community of vision scientists whose work spans understanding the basic science behind vision disorders to converting laboratory discoveries into treatments. We are seeking individuals with experience in visual electrophysiology and psychophysics to assess visual function in patients and/or electrophysiology, imaging and behavioral testing of visual function in animal models of ocular disorders. In addition to leading an independent, and federallyfunded research program, the candidate may also be expected to collaborate or direct core facilities within the Institute supporting a wide range of functional studies on fundamental aspects of visual function and dysfunction. The candidate should have demonstrated potential for outstanding academic contributions and an excellent teaching record. Further, the Search Committee also seeks candidates committed to contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion, and we welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and/or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Candidates will be eligible for appointment to the Joan & Jerome Snyder Endowed Chair in Vision Science.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, the names of three professional references, and statement detailing teaching, scientific and equity/diversity interests to:

Alapakkam P. Sampath, Ph.D.
Chair of Search Committee
Questions: plopez@jsei.ucla.edu or asampath@jsei.ucla.edu

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. Further, the Department of Ophthalmology values equity, diversity and inclusion. UCLA has programs to assist in partner employment, childcare, schooling and other family concerns. For additional information, visit the UCLA Academic Personnel Office website or the UC Office of the President's website. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.

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