NEW EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

 
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  • 05 Sep 2018 1:50 PM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, is recruiting up to three full-time faculty in the Regular, In Residence or Clinical Investigator series as an Associate Professor or Full Professor in the specialty area of Breast, GI, Lung cancer and/or early phase therapeutic development.

    Position Responsibilities: The successful applicant will engage in high impact oncology clinical translational research supported by extramural funding. Clinical care will focus on oncology patients with breast, GI, or thoracic tumors and/or early phase therapeutic development. Potential for a leadership role within the Division of Hematology Oncology and/or the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, and demonstrated ability to build research teams and conduct collaborative science, that may include innovative investigator-initiated clinical trials. A record of publication in peer-reviewed journals is required. For exceptionally qualified candidates, appointment to the Regular series (tenure) and/or an Albert Holmes Rowe Endowed Chair of Genetics III is possible.

    Additional responsibilities for Endowed Chair candidates:

    • Engage in teaching and scholarly activities focuses in the area of human genetics

    • Provide leadership for medical students and graduate student teaching commensurate with

    senior faculty in the School of Medicine

    • Promote biomedical genetic research and education at UC Davis

    • Promote the training of physician scientists

    • Enhance the academic and intellectual life of the campus as a whole

    • Provide leadership for faculty and student members of the program

    The division has 38 faculty, 12 staff physicians, 10 fellows, 53 staff and operates a large and diverse clinical and research program. The division is a major component of the NCI-designated UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and has a strong presence in developmental therapeutics with an Experimental Therapeutics Clinical Trials Network (ETCTN) grant and as a Lead Academic Participating Site (LAPS) with the NCI National Clinical Trials Network. The UC Davis School of Medicine is in the top twenty percent for NIH funding and one of the inaugural Clinical and Translational Award sites. The University of California, Davis is one of the top public research universities in the nation. Sacramento has an ascendant and vibrant downtown and the region has abundant outdoor recreational and cultural opportunities.

    Application Requirements: Candidates must possess an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree and be board certified by the ABIM in medical oncology (+/- hematology). A Phase 1 investigator certified in hematology alone would also be considered. Must also be eligible for medical licensure in the state of California to fulfill criteria for appointment at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level. Experience in, and the ability to teach medical students, residents, and fellows as well as experience caring for medical oncology patients is required. The ability and experience to conduct scholarly/clinical/translational research is required. Evidence of success in obtaining extramural funding and/or administering clinical trials is highly desirable. The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment is required. A record of peer-reviewed publications is required.

    This recruitment is conducted at the Associate or Professor rank. The resulting hire will be at the associate/professor rank, depending on the proposed appointee’s qualifications.

    The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC Davis conducts a reference check on all finalists for tenured positions. The reference check involves contacting the administration of the applicant’s previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University’s Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UC Davis requires all applicants for any open search for assistant/associate/full professor to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into RECRUIT as part of their application. If an applicant 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 recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists considered for positions with tenure or security of employment will be subject to reference checks.

    Qualified applicants should upload a CV, cover letter, names and contact information of 5 references, a statement to diversity, and a signed authorization to release information form online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02222

    Additional application requirements for endowed chair candidates are to provide: 1) Statement of research, 2) Statement of teaching, 3) Documented experience in university service and oncology patient care.

    For full consideration, applications should be received by August 20, 2018. However, this position will be open until filled through June 30, 2019.

    The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.

    For Ladder Rank only: UC Davis supports Family-friendly recruitments. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany an invited 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/work-life/index.html

    UC Davis recognizes the necessity of supporting faculty with efforts to integrate work, family and other work-life considerations. To recruit and retain the best faculty, the campus sponsors a Work Life Program that provides programs and services that support faculty as they strive to honor their commitments to work, home and community.

    http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/worklife/index.html


  • 05 Sep 2018 1:44 PM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the University of California Davis Medical Center wishes to recruit an individual for an Assistant Professor rank within the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. Candidates must have completed a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and must be eligible for licensure in the State of California.

    This position gives the applicant the opportunity to join a growing group of academic clinicians and researchers who are committed to both clinical care and research. This applicant will help to further improve and expand the current pulmonary team, with an emphasis on airways disease and multidisciplinary disease management.

    Candidates can expect to practice in a stimulating academic environment, teaching trainees at multiple levels on the inpatient pulmonary consult service, and in outpatient pulmonary clinics. Candidates may also attend in the medical intensive care unit, on the critical care consult service, and act as an intensivist in non-medical intensive care units. Candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

    Qualifications:

    Candidates must possess an MD, DO, MBBS, or equivalent degrees and be ABIM board certified in Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine. Candidates must be eligible for a California medical license. This individual should have a track record of excellence in clinical care, as well as clinical teaching of medical students and residents. A strong commitment to outstanding, and cutting edge, clinical care of complex airways disease is desired. Specifically, the applicant is expected to bring experience across a wide array of pulmonary diseases, from severe asthma to suppurative airways diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and non-CF bronchiectasis. Demonstrated skill in the care of complex pulmonary disease and experience in all aspects of patient-based care of airways disease (CF, immune deficiencies, granulomatous disease) will characterize the ideal candidate. Candidates must have completed a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and must be eligible for licensure in the State of California.

    Preferred:

    Further qualifications that would make the candidate more competitive include:
    Experience and skill in clinical and translational research.
    Experience and comfort with standard flexible bronchoscopy and standard pleural procedures.
    Experience and comfort with the management of patients in Medical and Surgical ICUs.
    Capacity to lead a diverse group of practitioners.
    Capacity to develop and participate in educational programs for both trainees and patients.

    Qualified applicants should upload their curriculum vita and five professional references online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02305

    For full consideration, applications must be received by September 30th, 2018 and open until filled through June 30, 2019.

    This recruitment is conducted at the assistant rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistant rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

    The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.


  • 05 Sep 2018 1:12 PM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    UC DAVIS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY

    The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology invites applications for a full-time academic position in the Professional Research series, working title for this position is Core Director of Cardiovascular Research Institute.

    The successful candidate should have research interests in Cardiovascular Research. This position assists the Directors and administrator of the Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) in overseeing the operations of 4 CVRI Research Cores, and directly manages the Cellular and Molecular Core. Defines research projects and molecular and cellular tool development for use in studies by CVRI laboratories, carries out research projects and trains other lab personnel in various techniques and the use of research equipment. Performs complex laboratory and data collection techniques. Assists in preparation and submission of shared instrument and other grant applications.

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    1. Coordinate with and managing the following Cores within CVRI

    a. Cell/Molecular Core
    b. Animal Model Core
    c. Imaging Core
    d. Computational modelling Core

    2. Directly run the Cell/Molecular Core

    Research

    • Assist the CVRI Directors in preparation and submission of shared instrument grants.
    • Oversee the operation and maintenance of highly-specialized instrumentation. Supervise the backup and storage of research data and materials acquired at the facility.
    • Assist Directors and Administrators with respect to the facility’s financial management, such as lab budgeting using accounting practices, interact with finance directors and IT to deliver invoices in a timely fashion.
    • Interact with related UC Davis Core facilities to optimize efficiency and minimize redundancy in services provided.
    • Consult with prospective users (Faculty, clinicians, fellows and graduate students) on an appropriate methodology to accomplish their research goals.
    • Develop objectives and design of research and data collection procedures.
    • Conceptualize, initiate and execute research goals for projects.
    • Conduct and coordinate advanced research experiments. Analyze and interpret data and results and refine experimental design.
    • Develop and write advanced experimental protocols.
    • Evaluate current developments and research findings to determine their potential applicability to research projects.
    • Replicate, refine and add/develop new research approaches based on project needs.
    • Advise on new direction for research based on experimental results.
    • Ensure compliance of the CVRI with lab safety and regulatory policies at UC Davis.
    • Oversee scheduling and operation of the Cell/Molecular Core facility with production of research tools that may include:
      • production of high-titer viral vector preparations, including but not limited to adenovirus, adeno-associated (AAV), lentivirus, retrovirus vectors and CRISPR/Cas9 related viral vector needs.
      • Plasmid construction and production, growth, and transfection of packaging cell lines, concentration of viral preparations, titer determination of viral stocks maintain stock viruses of general interest to CVRI members.
      • Develop stable cell lines expressing specific genetically encoded proteins.
      • iPSC-derived myocyte cultures (cardiac and vascular smooth muscle) and optimize culture conditions to provide adequate maturation state and consistency for use by multiple labs.
      • provide consultation for experimental design, viral vector plasmid construction, protocol development, and user training.
      • perform or aid with in vitro and in vivo experiments using viral vectors.
    • Coordinate with the Core directors for Animal Models, Imaging and Computational Modeling Cores to facilitate integrated operation.
    • Facilitate access to or prepare isolated adult and neonatal cardiomyocytes for UC Davis research community.
    • Communications.
    • Monitor project developments on an ongoing basis and implement changes as needed.
    • Prepare, organize and communicate research results. Write papers, grants, and other documents for publication based on research findings.
    • Author and co-author articles for publication and present at scientific symposia and conferences.
    • Staff Management:
      • Act as supervisor or team lead in directing and coordinating the work of technical level staff. Guide, train and advise researchers and students on techniques, methods and procedures.
      • Plan, assign and review work of staff to ensure that group objectives are met. Hire, train, develop and manage staff to ensure that a qualified staff exists to meet group objectives’.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • A minimum of a Master’s degree in biology or related field required.
    • A minimum of 5 years of laboratory animal research experience and analytical techniques. Possess and apply advanced knowledge of research principles, concepts, practices and methods. Proficiency in specific lab research techniques.
    • A minimum of 5 years of experience working with viral vectors
    • A minimum of 5 years of lab management experience required.
    • A minimum of 5 years laboratory maintenance, including equipment maintenance, inventory maintenance, communication with vendors and installation required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • PhD degree in science preferred.
    • Experience in research core facility management preferred.

    For full consideration, applications should be received by September 30, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019. Applicants should upload their letter of interest, curriculum vitae, 6-8 letters of recommendation from references, statement of contributions to diversity, and a research statement is required. Including up to three significant publications is preferred but not required. All documents need to be uploaded as PDF files online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02319. 

    The Pharmacology Department is housed in the UC Davis Genome Building and Tupper Hall with Department Chair, Dr. Donald M. Bers, Ph.D. The Department has strong links to the Cardiovascular Research Program, Center for Neuroscience, Physiology and Membrane Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Genome Center, and UC Davis Health System Cancer Center. The Davis campus is the third largest in the University of California system and ranks among the nation’s top 20 universities in research funding. For more information about the Department of Pharmacology, please visit our website at: http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/pharmacology.

    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.

    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 UCSC 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.

    UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).


  • 05 Sep 2018 1:09 PM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    Associate or Full Professor
    Department of Public Health Sciences
    Director, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

    The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time tenure-eligible faculty position in either the Regular/ In Residence series (50/50 split), Regular, In Residence or in the Clin X series at the Associate or Full Professor level. We are looking for a leader with expertise in occupational or environmental epidemiology, a distinguished record of research as evidenced by extramural funding and peer-reviewed publications, experience working collaboratively and leading in a team environment, and experience in mentoring and teaching graduate students. An M.D. with M.P.H and/or a doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D. or Dr.P.H.) in a relevant field is required. The candidate must have a record of progressive successful academic and administrative leadership and a strong research focus on population-based occupational or environmental epidemiology.

    The mission of the Department of Public Health Sciences is to improve the health of people through population-based approaches by developing and evaluating educational programs, conducting epidemiologic research, engaging in public service and developing policy and other translational outcomes. The Department covers a broad area of public health disciplines including epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental and occupation health, health services and health policy research, health promotion and disease prevention and a wide set of domains including cancer, neurodevelopmental disorders, aging, reproductive health, women’s, children’s, rural, immigrant, minority and international health, and biomedical ethical issues.

    The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) is the Davis component of a multicampus program. It serves government, industry, schools, health professionals, labor and the general public through programs and partnerships designed to deepen understanding of occupational and environmental hazards and to prevent disease, injuries, and mortality from exposures in the workplace and the environment. Activities are grounded in multidisciplinary programs in public health, medicine, nursing, epidemiology, exposure science, and related fields, which serve to educate future leaders in occupational and environmental health, develop new knowledge and bring the resources of the University of California to benefit the public.

    Among other responsibilities, the faculty member hired for this position will be expected to:

    • Assume directorship of the Davis COEH and work closely with the other COEH units at UC Berkeley and UCSF;
    • Maintain a leadership role in conducting research, identifying and obtaining extramural funding from contracts and grants including agencies such as NIH, EPA, and CDC (NIOSH), and fostering the development of an emphasis in focused areas of occupational and environmental health;
    • Develop curriculum and teach courses in occupational and environmental health and epidemiology, and mentor graduate students and trainees in public health, epidemiology, environmental and occupational health, and related fields;
    • Participate in service activities including committee appointments, public or community service and

    play a leading role in outreach efforts with the California Department of Public Health, the California

    Environmental Protection Agency, and other state and local health agencies

    • Work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment

    For full consideration, applications should be received by September 7, 2018. However, this position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019.

    Please go to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02208 to submit your Cover letter, CV, Statement of

    Contributions to Diversity, “Authorization to Release Information” form into UC Recruit, and names of 3 or 5 references. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Valerie M. Anderson at vmaanderson@ucdavis.edu or phone at 530-752-3627.

    The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC Davis conducts a reference check on all finalists for tenured positions. The reference check involves contacting the administration of the applicant’s previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University’s Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UC Davis requires all applicants for any open search for assistant/associate/full professor to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into RECRUIT as part of their application. If an applicant 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 recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists considered for positions with tenure or security of employment will be subject to reference checks.

    For more information regarding the UC Davis Department of Public Health Sciences, please visit the website at phs.ucdavis.edu

    UC Davis supports Family-friendly recruitments. 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/work- life/index.html

    At UC Davis, a Work-Life program has been in place since January 2003. A group of Faculty Advisors for Work-Life was established in 2007 to help publicize and inform the faculty about the programs, policies, and resources associated with work-life/life changes. This group of advisors represents various academic units (colleges, schools, divisions) on the campus. The following summarizes the programs and updated UC policy. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/index.html

    The UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) is a service designed to support departments and dean’s 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. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/partner-opp/index.html

    For questions regarding how these policies/programs affect academic appointees, contact: Matilda Aid, Director Faculty Relations, and Development, (530) 752-7643

    UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis—indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and resident UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.


  • 05 Sep 2018 1:05 PM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The Department of Internal Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is recruiting for one full-time position in the Clinical X Professor Series at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The position will be primarily dedicated to developing a basic research program in inflammatory bowel disease with an emphasis on cell-based therapies. The candidate will be expected to develop an independently funded research program in collaboration with the UC Davis Institute for Regenerative Cures which features resources to study the basics of stem cells in animal models as well as a GMP facility to translate these findings into clinical practice. The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and Primate Center provide additional opportunities to study IBD in a variety of non-murine models. Further resources include a CTSA-funded Clinical and Translational Sciences Center which provides bioinformatics and biostatistical support including access to over 12 million patient records in UC-Rex; and a GI Clinical Trials Unit to support investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored clinical trials. Generous resources and time for research will be provided.

    Non-research responsibilities will be limited but include providing care to patients with IBD. The Division cares for a large and diverse patient population with IBD which the candidate will be expected to share in the care of with the current IBD specialists. Teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows will also be expected.

    Qualifications:

    Possess an M.D. degree.
    Be Board Certified /Board Eligible in Gastroenterology.
    Eligible for medical license in the state of California.
    The candidate is required to have a track record of research in cell therapies and NIH funding. Clinical training and experience in general gastroenterology as well as in the treatment of IBD are required.
    Excellence in teaching is required.
    Appointees to the Clinical X series are required to engage in creative activity that can include clinical/translational research, teaching, patient care and university service.

    Rank will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. Candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

    Qualified applicants should upload their curriculum vita and five professional references online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02337.

    For full consideration, applications must be received by August 31, 2018. This position will be opened until filled but no later than June 30, 2019.

    The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.

    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 sees http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need 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 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.

    UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).


  • 05 Sep 2018 9:53 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor
    Health Sciences Clinical Professor

    University of California, Davis School of Medicine
    Department of Family and Community Medicine

    The Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is seeking full-time candidates for an academic position as the Vice Chair for Clinical Innovation and Practice Transformation (CIPT). Appointees to this series are required to contribute with distinction in the areas of teaching, mentoring of trainees, University and public service, clinical care, and scholarly activity.

    The Vice Chair for CIPT:

    • Is the leading clinical thinker for the DFCM, guiding its efforts in promoting the Quadruple Aim: improving the health of our population; reducing per capita cost of health care; and improving both the patient and provider experiences of care.
    • Has a passion for improving the health of communities, not only through medical care but broader interventions relating to social determinants of health.
    • Is the leading DFCM spokesperson on clinical issues focused on health care transformation, provider partnerships, affordability and the importance of community engagement and benefit.

    The Vice Chair for CIPT is responsible for encouraging, initiating, overseeing implementation of, and tracking the impact of proven or promising innovative care delivery models and approaches, to forward the Department’s outpatient, inpatient, and transitional care missions. This individual is responsible for a portfolio of initiatives around cutting edge topics, and networks intensively with experts in the field to identify emerging ideas and challenges. Successful candidates will be skilled at leading through influence, be highly collaborative and understand the regulatory environment. This individual must be equally comfortable interacting with individuals at all levels of the organization.

    Candidates must possess the degree of MD, be Board Certified in Family Medicine, be eligible for licensure in the State of California, and must meet the requirements for appointment as Associate or Full Professor in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series at UC Davis.

    For full consideration, applications must be received by August 31, 2018. However, this position will be open until filled through June 30, 2019.

    Qualified applicants should an up-to-date curriculum vitae, statement of Teaching, statement of Practice Management and statement of Clinical Improvement and provide three to five references with full contact information online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02350.

    The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.


  • 05 Sep 2018 9:48 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    CARDIOTHORACIC RADIOLOGIST

    The University of California, Davis Department of Radiology is seeking up to two full-time, fellowship- trained (or equivalent) cardiothoracic radiologists at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank in the ClinX or HSCP series(commensurate with experience and qualifications).

    Basic Qualifications: Must possess a M.D. or D.O. degree, certification/eligibility in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology, and be eligible for licensure in the State of California. A commitment to teaching medical students, residents, and fellows is required. scholarly/clinical/translational research is highly valued and supported. The successful candidate will have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment as participation in multidisciplinary conferences is expected. It is expected that faculty will be actively involved in University and Public service. 

    Preferred Qualifications: Outstanding clinical skills are essential. Clinical expertise in all aspects of cardiothoracic imaging including chest radiography, chest and cardiac CT/MRI and image-guided biopsy are desired. The ability, interest, and experience to conduct scholarly/clinical/translational research is highly desirable.

    UC Davis Health currently has three Siemens CT scanners (a dual energy, a 128-slice, and a 64- slice) and two 64-slice GE CT scanners. We also have a 16-slice GE CT scanner primarily utilized for CT-guided interventional procedures. MRI consists of six clinical GE 1.5T scanners, and one clinical 3T magnet. There are additional 1.5 and 3T systems in the adjacent Imaging Research Center. Ultrasound equipment and PET/CT is state-of-the-art. UC Davis Health has an award winning, fully integrated electronic health record (EHR) system. The Radiology Department is fully digital and completely integrated with the EHR.

    Completed applications will be reviewed on a regular basis; however the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019. Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02287 by uploading a cover letter outlining clinical, research, and educational experience, curriculum vitae with bibliography, statement of contributions to diversity and the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

    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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

    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 UCSC 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.

    UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/)

    Requirements

    Documents: Cover letter outlining clinical, research, and educational experience
    Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
    Statement of Research (Optional)
    Statement of Teaching (Optional)
    Statement of Contributions to Diversity – 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 (Optional)

    References

    3-5 references required (contact information only)

    The University of California, Davis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


  • 05 Sep 2018 6:57 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    Junior Specialist

    UC Davis Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine — Sacramento, California United States

    Position Type: Full Time

    Degree Level: Bachelor's

    Desired Class Level(s): Alum, UC Davis, Alum, Other UC, Alum, Other

    Description

    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a qualified Junior Specialist. The project that this position will be working on will determine the role of Chandellier cells in autism by unraveling their morphological and connectional properties. This project will provide a thorough understanding of the GABAergic system in the human cerebral cortex in autism, and will have a great impact on translational research directed towards providing novel treatment for individuals with autism.

    General responsibilities include: The position of Junior Specialist has a narrow focus in a specialized area and provides technical or specialized expertise (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, or with research methods) in the planning and execution of a research project. Junior Specialists are required to be actively and significantly involved in publishable research activities, including reviewing journal articles and engaging in discussions on research and the interpretation of research results. Junior Specialists are also expected to participate in appropriate professional/technical societies or groups and other educational and research organizations as well as review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications as applicable related to their research area of expertise. The successful candidate will also participate in monthly lab meetings, discussing ongoing and future projects with clinical and research faculty and staff. The candidate will attend discussions with collaborators such as monthly Clinical Pathological Conferences, weekly research meetings, Pathology Grand Rounds, Neurology Grand Rounds, Alzheimer’s conferences, and other relevant presentations. The Junior Specialist will serve the public and University by mentoring students, interns, and volunteers on lab operations and projects. 

    The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills; as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

    Ability to quickly gain knowledge and understanding to efficiently and effectively learn and perform the following tasks: Participate in neuroscience research projects in at the Institute of Pediatric Regenerative Medicine. Assist with duties related to rodent care and handling, human tissue and cell culture, and histological evaluation of human brain structure. Perform basic histological procedures to prepare brain tissue for staining (e.g. Nissl, immunostaining). Assist on human tissue care and database Purchase laboratory supplies Train students in basic laboratory technics Participate in the preparation of scientific manuscripts

    Basic Qualifications: Bachelor of Science or a related field with previous laboratory course experience.

    • Should have experience with: Human brain and rodent brain work, Photography of samples, Freezing sliding microtome , Paraffin microtome, Cryostat , Vibratome, Nissl staining, Fluorescence, Immunostaining, Enzymatic fluorescence, Mounting of slices, Golgi, In situ, Light microscope, Confocal microscope, Figure work 
    • Must respond timely to email and voicemail messages. Must be able to function in a loud, hectic environment 
    • Must be attentive and reliable with various modes of communications (email, calls, texts, etc.) 
    • Must possess good inter-personal skills and be capable of working with a variety of personalities 
    • Must have a car or other reliable transportation

    Salary: Step I - $39,500 annual, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Number of Positions Available: 1 

    Term Of Appointment: Short-term 2-year maximum Exempt appointment, seasonal appointment based on the needs of the research project. Appointments may be made up to 100%. This posting will remain open until filled through JUNE 30, 2019. Applicants should submit Cover Letter (Optional), CV (Required) or Resume, and Contact Information for three references (Required) at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02325.

    All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. QUESTIONS: Please direct questions to Vadim Gol at vgol@ucdavis.edu. 

    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 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 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. UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

    Location: Sacramento, California United States

    ID: 841154

    UCD Student Employment Center Posting

    No

    Departmental Division

    Pathology and Lab Medicine

    Job Function

    Bio Sci: Laboratory/Research, Researcher, Research and Development, Scientific Research

    Desired Start Date: August 13, 2018

    Duration: 1 Year

    Approximate Hours Per Week: 40

    Travel Percentage: No Travel

    Salary Level: $39,500

    Requires Background Check: Yes

    Desired Major(s): Biological Sciences, Biological Sciences/Neuroscience, Biological Sciences/Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology, Biological Sciences/Genetics and Genomics 1. Apply

    Important Dates

    Posted On: Aug 10, 2018

    Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019


  • 05 Sep 2018 6:53 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    JUNIOR SPECIALIST

    The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Davis

    The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Davis invites applications

    for qualified Junior Specialists. Responsibilities of this position will include planning, execution and presentation of research on human brain MRI and PET scans. A successful candidate will participate in lab activities, particularly around issues of image processing and data analysis. For example, the incumbent will perform quantitative cross sectional and longitudinal volumetric analysis on human brain MRI images using software developed in the laboratory. The applicant will also perform region specific volumetric brain analysis which will include the hippocampus and other regions of interest. This will be done in collaboration with the Lab PI, other faculty in the lab and other Junior Specialists. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills in communication and writing; as well as the ability to work independently or in a team.

    Description/Education Background:

    The incumbent must have a Bachelor's Degree with a major in neurobiology, biological sciences or a related field. In addition to a strong background in neurobiology and science, the incumbent will be expected to have experience working in a research laboratory. Demonstrated ability to work independently, taking initiative, making critical decisions and communication of ideas. Ability to work full-time.

    Preferred qualifications include previous experience in creating and managing sortable and searchable imaging data spreadsheets. Some knowledge and experience with UNIX/LINUX operating systems. Some experience using statistical software (e.g. R program). Additional training on specialized software will be provided.

    The incumbent will work under the supervision of Dr. Charles DeCarli in the Department of Neurology.

    Research and Professional Competence:

    The incumbent will be expected to produce contributions of a high academic caliber that will result in authorship on scientific papers published in peer-reviewed journals (e.g., Stroke, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Neurobiology of Aging, etc.).

    Participate in bi-weekly meetings at the IDeA Lab and will be required to attend a monthly Clinical and Pathological conference at the Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center in Sacramento. The candidate will also be required to attend to other talks given by faculty, both on and off campus throughout the year, which will discuss current and ongoing research projects.

    University and Public service:

    The Junior Specialist will be expected to provide mentorship to undergraduate research assistants that rotate through the lab. This includes undergraduate students coming from the Advancing Diversity in Aging Research (ADAR) and other such programs.

    SALARY RANGE: Step I - $3,291.67 per month or Step II - $3,508.33 per month, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Appointments are made contingent upon availability of funding. The term of appointment is short term, based on the needs of the research projects. Appointments may be made up to 100%.

    To apply, please go to the following link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02367

    To receive the fullest consideration, applications must be received by August 30, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019.

    Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae as PDF files. Applicants should also provide contact information for at least 3 references.


  • 05 Sep 2018 6:47 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

    ACADEMIC NEUROPATHOLOGIST

    University of California, Davis, Health System Sacramento, California

    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine is seeking dynamic academic physician- educators, and -investigators to grow clinical, teaching and creative programs in surgical pathology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Clinical (X) or the Health Sciences Clinical Series. Clinical duties will chiefly involve surgical pathology. Teaching duties may include clinical, didactic, and small group teaching of housestaff and medical students, interdisciplinary conferences to housestaff and faculty, and curriculum development in sub-specialty areas. At least one year of experience teaching undergraduates, graduate students, medical students, or housestaff is required. Participation in the research mission of the institution is expected, either as a collaborator or as the intellectual leader of clinically-oriented research projects pertinent to the candidate’s areas of expertise and sub-specialty training, depending on academic series chosen for appointment. The ability to maintain a high level of service, work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment, exhibit excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain excellent relationships with medical and technical staff, trainees, and others are required.

    Applicants must have an MD or MD/PhD, and be board-eligible or certified in anatomic pathology. California professional license or eligibility for licensure in California is required. Additionally, the successful candidate must have successfully completed a sub-specialty fellowship by July 1, 2019, or have two to five years’ experience in a clinical or academic setting that includes clinical care, teaching and research that would meet requirements for appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in one of the University of California’s clinically-intensive academic series [Clinical (X) or Health Sciences Clinical Professor series].

    Preferred qualifications include lung, head and neck, urologic, soft tissue/bone, GI or breast pathology training, though other areas also will be considered. Expertise in molecular-anatomic, informatics, and/or quality improvement also is preferred.

    For best consideration, applications must be received by September 28, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled, but no later than June 30, 2019. Qualified applicants should apply at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02353. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files and will include: (1) Curriculum Vitae; (2) Cover letter; (3) Statement of teaching experience; (4) Statement of Research experience and interests; (5) Statement of contributions to diversity; (6) List of names and contact information for at least five references.

    The UC Davis School of Medicine is part of UC Davis Health, which is also comprised of the UC Davis Medical Center, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, and the UC Davis Medical Group, an 800-member physician practice network. UCDH has more than 10,000 faculty and staff and an annual budget of $1.6 billion; UC Davis is an established leader in the use of telecommunications and information technology to advance health. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the SOM among the top 50 medical schools in the nation.

    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 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 UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at http://www.uscis.gov/everify.

    UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).


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