NEW EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

 
  • 16 Jul 2018 11:47 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Radiology is actively recruiting for a full-time Diagnostic Pediatric Radiologist. Candidates must possess an M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree and be ABR-certifying eligible or equivalent. They must be able to obtain licensure in the State of California. Expertise in most aspects of General Pediatric Radiology (excluding Neuroradiology, Interventional radiology, and Nuclear medicine) is required, and the successful candidate is expected to teach medical students, residents, and fellows. Fellowship training in Pediatric Radiology and CAQ eligibility is preferred. Scholarly or creative activity is required, depending on the level of interest in performing research, the successful candidate may join our clinician/educator track or our clinician/research track with protected administration time incorporated into each track.

    Clinical responsibilities include all areas of Pediatric Radiology (radiographs, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT, and MRI). Clinical service coverage is divided between UC Davis Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospital for Children. Daily and call coverage is divided equally among all faculty within the section. Most teaching is conducted during daily read outs with residents. The Pediatric Radiology faculty also share in the section’s responsibility to deliver didactic and case based conferences to Radiology residents and medical students rotating in Radiology. 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.

    The Department of Radiology performs approximately 400,000 examinations per year and has 40 full-time faculty, including four Pediatric Radiologists. We currently have seven CT Scanners (including dual energy, 128-slice, and 64-slice scanners). MRI consists of six clinical 1.5T scanners, one clinical 3T magnet, and an open 0.7T scanner, the latter soon to be replaced by a wide bore magnet. There are additional 1.5 and 3T systems in the adjacent Imaging Research Center. There is a brand new pediatric Philips Grid-Controlled Fluoroscopy unit. Ultrasound equipment and PETCT are state-of-the art. UCDMC provides a fully-integrated electronic medical records system, fully digital Radiology Department, and active multidisciplinary collaboration with other departments. The EOS imaging system at the adjacent Shriners Hospital is the first of its kind in the Shriners system. UCDMC has the first children’s hospital on the west coast and the fourth in the nation to be designated a center for Children’s Surgery Performance Improvement and Patient Safety (CSPIPS).

    Sacramento is at the heart of Northern California and is close to such attractions as San Francisco, Napa Valley, Lake Tahoe, Monterey, and Yosemite. It is culturally diverse and a wonderful place to raise a family, with affordable housing and multiple parks, rivers, and bicycle trails. Known as the “City of Trees”, Sacramento has been named one of the 10 Best Cities for Urban Forest. The city is also being promoted as “America’s Farm to Fork Capital”, with a growing dining scene that can compete with larger cities across the US. A newly built Sports and Entertainment Arena offers a year-round venue for sports, concerts, and other events.

    Qualified applicants should apply online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02228 by uploading a cover letter outlining academic and administrative experience, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

    For full consideration, applications must be received by July 30, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019, and applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. 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/)



  • 16 Jul 2018 11:45 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    Rank/Series

    Full-time, academic position is available at Full Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor.

    Responsibilities

    The UC Davis Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking an academically oriented Board certified/Board eligible radiation oncologist to focus on gynecological cancer. This individual should possess excellent clinical skills as well as training and expertise in HDR Brachytherapy, IMRT, and IGRT. The UC Davis NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center has recently completed significant reinvestments in radiation oncology and an adjacent new building in the center housing the multi-disciplinary clinics. Radiation Oncology is equipped with twined Elekta Agility linacs, TomoTherapy, GammaKnife Perfexion, Image-guided HDR Brachytherapy suite, Mosaiq EMR, Philips Pinnacle treatment planning, and is committed to providing the most advanced treatment delivery and image-guided technologies, including VMAT and 4D CBCT.

    The department has recently designed and built a dedicated Image Guided Brachytherapy (IGBT) suite that serves as a dedicated special procedure room for all HDR and LDR procedures to be performed in one room in the department. UC Davis has joined with University of Wisconsin to be among the first to employ a large bore mobile CT scanner (Neurologica-Samsung BodyTom), and new imaging and procedures couches (Arcoma imaging and Diacor Zephyr patient transfer system). The IGBT suite has been designed for patients to benefit from a wide array of image guidance, high-resolution large screen monitors, Steris OR lights and boom accessories, and a host of ergonomic features to streamline the scan-plan-treat HDR process. This newly designed IGBT will be a substantial asset to our highly regarded brachytherapy programs that serve patients from Northern California and Nevada.

    The Department of Radiation Oncology currently includes 6 Board Certified Radiation Oncologists, 6 Ph.D. Medical Physicists, and 5 Dosimetrists. The Department has ACGME and CAMPEP accredited residency training programs, and ACR accreditation.

    UC Davis Medical Center is a major academic health center located in Sacramento, California. It is owned and operated by the University of California. The medical center sits on a sprawling 142-acre campus (often referred to as the Sacramento Campus to distinguish it from the main campus in nearby Davis). The 631-bed hospital serves as key referral center for a 65,000-square-mile (170,000 km2) area that includes 33 counties and 6 million residents. It operates inland Northern California’s only level I trauma center and maintains a staff of specialists and researchers in more than 150 areas of health care. UC Davis Medical Center ranks among the top 50 hospitals in America according to U.S. News & World Report. Out of roughly 5,000 hospitals nationwide, the medical center placed 39th for cancer care.

    Qualifications

    1)The candidate must possess a M.D. degree (or equivalent),

    2) Board eligible in Radiation Oncology (or equivalent),

    3) California Medical License (or be eligible for licensure),

    4) Possess excellent clinical skills,

    5) An aptitude toward conducting independent research, preferably with ongoing and currently funded research efforts

    6) Teaching experience

    Salary/Rank

    Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

    Apply

    For full consideration, applications must be received by July 20, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019. Interested applicants should respond with statement of interest, a statement of diversity, a statement of teaching, current CV, and 3 names for references with contact information to: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02283. All documents must be submitted as a PDF file

    Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/index.html for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

    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.




  • 16 Jul 2018 11:17 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESIGNATED AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

    I. RESEARCH IN SPECIALIZED AREAS 85 % The laboratory of Dr. Roslyn Rivkah Isseroff has current ongoing projects that include analysis of cell responses to an applied electric field, bioengineered skin replacements, and enhancement of wound healing. The incumbent of this position will:

     • Perform in vivo and in vitro experiments designed to improve wound healing.

     • Work with animal models (mouse, pig) of impaired healing 

    • Work with immunohistological and histological analysis of wound tissue
    • Train, prepare, perform, and collect data from surgical procedures from mouse experiments
    • Prepare bacterial cultures from stocks and from skin samples
    • Transport human wound tissue from the clinic to the lab
    • Extract microbial and human RNA and DNA from skin wound tissues Determine CFU (bacterial loads) in skin wound tissue
    • Generate Shannon diversity index for analysis of bacterial diversity in wounds
    • Draft reports for internal laboratory review, in addition to for publication, meetings, and project reports
    • Develop, perform, and contribute to translational and basic science research projects.
    • Manage datasets, records, and research documentation.
    • Educate and mentor students in the laboratory as required.
    • Establish and maintain animal cell culture lines using sterile techniques.
    • Prepare sterile media/reagents and maintain sterile facilities.
    • Update/modify standard laboratory procedures to fulfill the needs of each research project.
    • Work with volunteers and students.
    • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

    II. PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND ACTIVITY 10 % 

    • Participate in appropriate professional/technical groups and other educational and research organizations.
    • Participate in the publication of research activities such as reviewing journal articles and presentation.
    • Develop and submit publications including abstracts and manuscripts.

    III. UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE 5 % 

    • Participate in activities of committees within the department, college, campus and other University entities as appropriate.
    • Attend and present at local and national research meetings.

    This position is open effective July 6, 2018, with an initial review date of 7/20/2018. The position will remain open until filled.

    Short term, seasonal appointment based on the needs of the research project. Appointments may be made up to 100%.

    To apply, please go to the following link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02207. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files. Please, direct questions to Anandika Shafiq at arshafiq@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/).


  • 16 Jul 2018 11:12 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    HEAD AND NECK SURGEON - OTOLARYNGOLOGY - The Department of Otolaryngology at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, located at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California, is seeking a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in the clinical series to participate in clinical, teaching and research programs. Candidate is required to have an MD degree, be board certified or board eligible in Otolaryngology, and be eligible for a California medical license. Additionally, candidate must have fellowship training in head and neck surgery and, preferably, microvascular training.

    In addition to clinical responsibilities, candidate will be expected to fully participate in the Department’s many teaching endeavors including, but not limited to, teaching of medical students and residents at weekly Grand Rounds, Journal Club, Dysphagia Panels, and weekly multidisciplinary head and neck tumor boards and must be able to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

    You will also be expected to contribute service to the department, the School of Medicine, the University, the profession and the community in some combination. Assistant Professors are expected to provide little service; as one’s rank and step increase, expectations for service rise as well.

    Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02268 by uploading current curriculum vitae with bibliography, letter of interest, statement of research, statement of contributions to diversity, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

    For more information, please contact Dr. Gregory Farwell at: dgfarwell@ucdavis.edu

    For full consideration, applications must be received by October 1, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.

    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 under-represented 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.

    UC Davis Health welcomes applications from women and under-represented minorities. The University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.

    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/e-verify.

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



  • 16 Jul 2018 11:10 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEON - The Department of Otolaryngology at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, located at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California, is seeking an academic full-time Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the clinical series to participate in clinical, teaching and research programs. Candidate is required to have an MD degree, be AAFPRS fellowship trained, board certified or board eligible in Otolaryngology, and be eligible for a California medical license.

    In addition to clinical responsibilities, candidate will be expected to fully participate in the Department’s many teaching endeavors including, but not limited to, teaching of medical students and residents at Grand Rounds, Journal Club, and must be able to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

    Candidate will be expected to contribute service to the Department, the School of Medicine, the University, the profession and the community in some combination. Assistant Professors are expected to provide little service; as one’s rank and step increase, expectations for service rise as well.

    Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02292 by uploading current curriculum vitae with bibliography, letter of interest, statement of contributions to diversity, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

    For more information, please contact Dr. Travis Tollefson at: tttollefson@ucdavis.edu

    For full consideration, applications must be received by December 31, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.

    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 under-represented 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.

    UC Davis Health welcomes applications from women and under-represented minorities. The University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.

    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/e-verify.

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


  • 16 Jul 2018 11:06 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a qualified Junior Specialist.

    A position is available to assist in laboratory duties and research in an epigenetics laboratory in the department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the UC Davis School of Medicine. Research will focus on epigenetic investigations of autism spectrum disorders and possible transgenerational inheritance of epigenetic marks such as DNA methylation. The primary duty of the applicant will be to organize and manage the lab animal colonies housed in the Tupper Hall TRACS facility MS1A. These tasks will include the daily monitoring of multiple genetic strains, weaning of rodents, cutting tails for DNA samples, isolation of DNA and protein from tissue, genotyping by quantitative and regular PCR and analysis of proteins by Western blot analysis. A major part of the job will therefore be trouble shooting of PCR assays, DNA isolation protocols and Western blot assays. The candidate must perform daily documentation of work in a laboratory notebook and demonstrate meticulous database management of rodent colonies. The applicant will be required to dissect rodents for tissue collection and sample processing as well as collect blood from live rodents. The candidate will participate in performing or assisting in experiments to generate data and perform data analysis, and will receive training by post‐doctoral fellows, senior researchers, and the principal investigator in order to participate in the design, collection, and interpretation of data by looking at the data gathered from the experiment that has produced the data and evaluate the information in order to consult with the PI and senior researchers. Additional duties include tasks such as organizing sample information into spreadsheets, analysis of data under supervision as well as placing and tracking orders of lab reagents. Prior experience in rodent handling, rodent colony maintenance, DNA isolation, genotyping by PCR and placing orders using the UCD buys system is required as well as training in institutional policies and procedures regarding animal care. The candidate will be expected to attend lab meetings and when appropriate, will present data to their laboratory peers and will contribute to scholarly articles by providing their research findings, data, and write-ups on the work performed and may participate in writing manuscript portions in relation to their research findings. The candidate will review scholarly literature to improve or learn about methods for the project that are needed for ongoing projects and will participate in local conferences and joint lab meetings. The candidate will also provide University/public service by providing support in the over maintenance of the shared equipment in the laboratory and mentor undergraduate students in work and data analysis.

    Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Animal Sciences, Genetics, Biochemistry, or a related field with at least 2 years of prior laboratory experience.

    Preferred Qualifications: Coursework and direct work experience with rodents as well as course work and direct work experience with genetic and molecular biology techniques. Computer skills pertaining to scientific data entry and database management such as Microsoft Excel are preferred. The candidate should have experience in developing or adapting experimental tools and assays. 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 and will exhibit a professional approach to work and attention to detail.

    Salary Range: Step I - $18.26 per hour or Step II - $19.48 per hour, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    For full consideration, qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, CV or resume, and contact information for at least three references by June 21, 2018. This position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019. As openings occur, appointments are made contingent upon availability of funding. Documents/materials may be submitted as PDF files via https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02229.

    The term of the appointment is short term, based on the needs of the research project. Appointments may be made up to 100%.

    Please direct any questions to April Adams at aadams@ucdavis.edu





  • 16 Jul 2018 11:01 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a qualified Junior Specialist.

    The research for this position will focus on epigenetic investigations of autism spectrum disorders and possible transgenerational inheritance of epigenetic marks such as DNA methylation. Duties include performing both standard repetitive technical laboratory methods such as DNA isolations and PCR independently, organizing sample information into spreadsheets, and analysis of data under supervision. The candidate will participate in performing or assisting in experiments to generate data and perform data analysis, and will receive training by post‐doctoral fellows, senior researchers, and the principal investigator in order to participate in the design, collection, and interpretation of data by looking at the data gathered from the experiment that has produced the data and evaluate the information in order to consult with the PI and senior researchers. Prior experience in DNA isolation, bisulfite treatment, and PCR is required. Training in institutional policies and procedures in animal care and human subjects is required. The candidate will be expected to attend lab meetings and when appropriate, will present data to their laboratory peers and will contribute to scholarly articles by providing their research findings, data, and write-ups on the work performed and may participate in writing manuscript portions in relation to their research findings. The candidate will review scholarly literature to improve or learn about methods for the project that are needed for ongoing projects and will participate in local conferences and joint lab meetings. The candidate will also provide University/public service by providing support in the over maintenance of the shared equipment in the laboratory and mentor undergraduate students in work and data analysis.

    Basic Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, or a related field with prior laboratory experience.

    Preferred Qualifications: Coursework and/or experience to perform molecular biology techniques. Computer skills pertaining to scientific data entry and usage. Experience in developing or adapting experimental tools and assays. 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 and will exhibit a professional approach to work and attention to detail. 

    Salary Range: Step I - $18.26 per hour or Step II - $19.48 per hour, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    For full consideration, qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, CV or resume, and contact information For at least three references by June 21, 2018. This position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019. As openings occur, appointments are made contingent upon availability of funding. Documents/materials may be submitted as PDF files via https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02225.

    The term of the appointment is short term, based on the needs of the research project. Appointments may be made up to 100%.

    Please direct any questions to April Adams at aadams@ucdavis.edu



  • 16 Jul 2018 10:57 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of California, Davis invites applications for one-two qualified Junior Specialists in the following sub-specialties: Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Care. Appointments will range from 50-100%. Hire dates will vary between June through August, 2018. Junior Specialist positions are short-term, two-year maximum appointments based on the needs of the research project.

    Junior Specialist appointees will be involved in interdisciplinary studies focusing on questions in Emergency Medicine for pediatric and/or adult patients. Successful candidates will participate in screening and enrollment of Emergency Department patients into approved research studies. Appointees may be expected to review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications related to their sub-specialty area. Appointees will participate in emergency medicine and Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) Research-In-Progress forums whenever possible to learn about current topics in research and provide feedback on research proposals and presentations. They will also participate in protocol reviews for new studies and provide substantive feedback on content and implementation. Junior Specialists may participate in training on neurocognitive testing and other follow-up testing of pediatric research subjects, developing expert skills in assessing patients and coding/scoring assessments performed by others. Junior Specialists may participate in the PECARN Research Coordinator Advisory Committee as appropriate and complete assignments delegated by this professional committee. Junior Specialists will participate in the proposal review and development process as described by the PECARN Steering Committee. Junior Specialists may coordinate community consultation e.g. presentations to community and service providers for participant recruitment purpose) and public disclosure activities to support an application for federal exception from informed consent for emergency research, and be involved in the release of study results to the public as required by applicable regulations. The ideal candidate(s) will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills, as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

    Applicants should register at the UC Davis Recruit portal (https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/) and navigate to position #JPF02132. Required application materials for this position include a cover letter outlining the applicant’s qualifications and areas of interest (with regard to teaching and research); a CV; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of 3-5 references. For full consideration, applications must be received by June 30, 2018.

    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.

    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/e-verify. UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/). If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department. For additional information:

    Cindy Valencia, MPH, PECARN Research Manager cvvalencia@ucdavis.edu,

    UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine

    2103 Stockton Blvd.

    Sacramento, CA 95817


  • 16 Jul 2018 10:27 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of California, Davis invites applications for one qualified Junior Specialists in the following sub-specialties: Emergency Medicine Research. Expected appointment is at 25%. Hire dates expected from July through August, 2018. Junior Specialist positions are short-term, two-year maximum appointments based on the needs of the research project.

    Junior Specialist appointees will be involved in interdisciplinary studies focusing on questions in Emergency Medicine for adult patients presenting to the Emergency Department with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Successful candidates will also participate in screening and enrollment of Emergency Department patients into approved research studies. The incumbents will work closely with the Principal Investigator and other investigators in examining the hypothesis if cerebral vascular hemodynamics are predictive of mortality, neurological outcome, and hemorrhage progression in patients with TBI’s. The incumbents will receive specific training in setting up the cerebral blood flow and continuous non-invasive arterial pressure monitoring equipment, learn how to navigate the electronic health record to collect information required for the analysis, and help design the data collection databases. They will download data from the data collection devices to be uploaded and analyzed on PCs. They will collect or assist with collecting lab samples required by the study. Working with the PI and other investigators, the incumbents will provide data summaries during the course of the study and be involved with writing up the results for presentation or publication. As part of this work, they will conduct literature searches, review existing journal articles and assist the investigators in writing new manuscripts and research proposals related to this work. They will participate in regular study meetings where progress of the work will be discussed, and relevant or new literature in the field of traumatic brain injury will be reviewed. Junior Specialists may assist the investigator(s) in public outreach regarding this research, which would include presentations to the community or providers for participant recruitment purposes or to provide public information following the conclusion of the study.The ideal candidate(s) will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills, as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

    Applicants should register at the UC Davis Recruit portal (https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/) and navigate to position JPF02269. Required application materials for this position include a cover letter outlining the applicant’s qualifications and areas of interest (with regard to human health and research); a CV; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of 3-5 references. For full consideration, applications must be received by July 4, 2018.

    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.

    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/e-verify. UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/). If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department. For additional information:

    Allyson Sage, RN MPH, Research Manager acsage@ucdavis.edu,

    UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine

    2315 Stockton Boulevard, PSSB Suite 2100

    Sacramento, CA 95817




  • 16 Jul 2018 10:21 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The Department of Emergency Medicine (EM) at the University of California Davis,Health is conducting a faculty search for EM physicians in either a clinician/educator or clinician/researcher track. Candidates must be residency trained in EM (or Pediatric EM training) with board certification/eligibility and be qualified for licensure in California. At least one year of post-residency clinical experience and/or fellowship training is preferred. Candidates are expected to enter at the Assistant/Associate level, commensurate with experience and credentials. EM faculty members at UC Davis who have preference for night shifts work fewer clinical shifts each month.

    The University of California, Davis, Medical Center, one of the nation’s “Top 50 Hospitals,” is a 613 bed academic medical center with approximately 80,000 emergency department visits annually, including approximately 20,000 pediatric visits. The emergency services pavilion opened in 2010 and is state-of-the-art. Our program provides comprehensive emergency services to a large local urban and referral population as a level 1 trauma and burn center, paramedic base station and training center. The department also serves as the primary teaching site for a fully accredited EM residency program and nine different EM fellowship programs. Our residency training program began more than twenty years ago and currently has 54 residents. The Department has a separate area for the care of children and is one of the leading centers in the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).

    Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with training and experience. Sacramento is located near the northern end of California's Central Valley, close to Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, and the "wine country" of the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. Sports enthusiasts will find Sacramento's climate and opportunities ideal.

    Interested candidates should submit a letter outlining interests and experience, and curriculum vitae to: recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02202

    Erik Laurin MD, Professor and Search Committee Chair (eglaurin@ucdavis.edu)

    UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine

    2315 Stockton Blvd., PSSB 2100

    Sacramento, CA 95817

    The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.



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