NEW EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

 
  • 16 Jul 2018 10:14 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of California, Davis is seeking applicants to fill a faculty position at the rank of the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor level in one of the following series: Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery, Professor in-residence or Ladder Rank series - depending upon credentials. Successful candidates will have the foundation, preparation and vision to pursue a productive career in academic neurosurgery. This will entail clinical expertise, research, teaching, and university and public service. This person should be capable of leading a multidisciplinary neuro- oncology team in the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center.

    Basic Qualifications: Must possess MD, MD-PhD, or equivalent degree, ABNS or AOA-NS board certified/eligible, previous teaching experience, maintain active neurosurgical clinical practice, conduct clinical and/or basic science research, candidates must possess the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment that fosters team science and multidisciplinary patient care. All candidates must have or be able to obtain a California medical license.

    Preferred Qualifications: Additional research and/or clinical fellowship training in neuro-oncology is highly desirable. A track record of productive scientific investigation evident in peer-reviewed publications and successful competition for extramural support of laboratory/translational/clinical research is highly valued.

    Located in Sacramento, the University of California Davis Medical Center is the only academic hospital in inland Norther California, serving a catchment area that exceeds 6.5 million people. The hospital includes a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center, a Children’s Hospital recognized as an American College of Surgeons level One Trauma Center and Verified Children’s Surgery Center. Sacramento is centrally located near the San Francisco bay area, the Napa Valley region, and Lake Tahoe. The region has an ideal Mediterranean climate and is one of the top sunniest cities in the U.S. As the capitol of California, it has one of the most diverse populations in the nation.

    For full consideration, applications must be received by July 13, 2018; the position will remain open until filled. Qualified candidates should apply online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02124 and provide the following: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae (PDF), contact information for 3 references and the Statement of Contributions to Diversity.

    For additional information:

    Kia Shahlaie, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

    krshahlaie@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: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscriminatioHarassmentAffirmAction. 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 https://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

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


  • 16 Jul 2018 10:09 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The Department of Physiology & Membrane Biology at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, seeks to hire a full-time employee as an Assistant Project Scientist to perform research functions in cardiac physiology.

    Project Scientists are members of the Academic Federation. The Project Scientist makes significant and creative contributions to a research or creative project in his/her academic discipline. The appointee possesses the subject matter expertise and the creative energy necessary to function at a high level of competence. The appointee will participate in activities to increase, improve, or upgrade competency. Appointees with Project Scientist titles may engage in University and public service. They do not have teaching responsibilities. Although the Project Scientist is expected to work independently under the general guidance of an academic member with an independent research program (i.e., Professor, Professional Researcher, Specialist in Cooperative Extension, etc.), he/she is not required to develop an independent research program or reputation. He/she will carry out research or creative programs with supervision by an individual in an academic title that carries with it automatic Principal status. The Project Scientist does not usually serve as a Principal Investigator but may do so by exception.

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESIGNATED AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

    I. RESEARCH IN SPECIALIZED AREAS (90% EFFORT)

    Research activity (60%)

    This position requires creative contributions and collaborative development of an active research program examining the mechanism(s) underlying alterations in neuronal excitability across several different neurodegenerative disorders. The primary research project sis to develop and apply advance instrumentation allowing whole brain and single neuron imaging at very high-speed spatiotemporal resolution. The candidate will apply this novel instrumentation to the study of ion channel function and downstream lipid signaling networks across different neuron populations of genetically modified animals.

    The candidate will utilize electrophysiology, TIRF, confocal, and super resolution microscopy. The candidate will also develop algorithms for the analysis of images and electrical signals across. He/she is also expected to instruct graduate students how to use novel imaging instrumentation and all associated image processing and data analysis software.

    Publication (30%)

    The candidate will present research results on conferences and publish research results in peer-reviewed journals, books, and other outlets either independently or in collaboration with the PIs or other members of the research team.

    Grant Acquisition (10%)

    The candidate will assist in acquiring proposals for funding from federal and state agencies and other funding organizations. The candidate will prepare and assist in the preparation of reports as required by granting agencies. The candidate will interact with funding agencies and prepare modifications of budgets and other grant components, as needed.

    II. PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND ACTIVITY (10% EFFORT)

    The candidate will participate in professional societies and conferences appropriate to his/her specific field of neuroscience/biophysics/cell biology and may serve as a reviewer of research proposals and scientific publications as appropriate. The candidate will attend seminars to present research results and may give oral presentations to public and professional interest groups.

    When appropriate, the candidate may coordinate and/or give presentations at seminars, laboratory meetings or educational functions.

    III. UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE (0% EFFORT)

    The candidate is not expected to engage in public service and/or teaching classroom courses.

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Ph.D. in the fields related to biological sciences
    • Five or more years of research experience in the area of neuroscience, specifically related to the area of lipid-regulation of ion channels, using electrophysiological and optical imaging methods
    • Excellent knowledge of brain anatomy and region-specific function
    • Extensive experience making electrophysiological measurements from organotypic hippocampal slices
    • Extensive experience related to super-resolution imaging and image processing
    • Prior experience quantifying and analyzing cellular lipids using mass spectrometry
    • Required animal handling experience
    • Excellent publication record and communication skills

    SALARY RANGE: Salary will be commensurate with education and experience

    TERM OF APPOINTMENT: Fulltime 100%, 12 months (initial). Expected start date is September 1, 2018

    To Apply:

    To apply, please go to the following link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02209 . For full consideration applications must be received by July 6, 2018 however, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019. Qualified applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV), research statement, and list of publications. Applicants should also provide contact information 2 references.

    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 10:06 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The University of California (UC), Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine seeks to hire a full-time Project Scientist at the Assistant rank. The appointee will be required to make creative contributions and increase the collaborative development of an active research program investigating topics relevant to the research area in cancer metabolism and in the development of novel therapeutics targeting nuclear receptor proteins in cancer.

    Basic Qualifications: PhD in the fields related to cancer biology, molecular biology or biochemistry. The successful candidate must have 3 or more years of cancer research experience that involves use of experimental approaches in the areas of cancer cell metabolism and cancer therapeutic target identification and/validation, and extensive use of patient-derived xenograft models. Extensive experience in 3D culture system, cell culture and cell biology techniques, and functional genomics approaches is also required.

    Under the direction of Dr. Hongwu Chen, the candidate will be responsible for designing and conducting a series of experiments to investigate the nuclear receptors’ function and their functional mechanisms in cancer metabolism and to determine the value of them as therapeutic targets, using in vitro and animal models. The candidate will also study the potential efficacy, safety and mechanism of action of small-molecule inhibitors that target the regulators and receptors. The candidate should be able to mentor and provide guidance to junior and senior technicians, and work in a team-based laboratory environment, leading projects and working directly with PhD trainees. Publication: The candidate will publish research results in peer-reviewed journals, books, and other outlets either independently or in collaboration with the PI or other members of the research team. Grant Acquisition: The candidate will assist in acquiring proposals for funding from federal and state agencies and other funding organizations. The candidate will prepare and assist in the preparation of reports as required by granting agencies.

    The candidate will participate in professional societies and conferences appropriate to his/her specific field and will serve as a reviewer of research proposals and scientific publications as appropriate. The candidate will attend seminars to present research results and may give oral presentations to public and professional interest groups. When appropriate, the candidate may coordinate and/or give presentations at seminars, laboratory meetings, or educational functions. The candidate will engage in public outreach activities that include presenting scientific research results to the general public and providing relevant advice to individuals and public agencies. For full consideration, applications should be received by July 31, 2018; however, this position will remain open until filled or through July 30, 2019. Qualified applicants should upload a Cover Letter, CV, and names and contact information of three references online

    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 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.



  • 16 Jul 2018 10:00 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The Department of Dermatology at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a qualified Junior Specialist, which will assist in and conduct translational research under the direction of Dr. Samuel Hwang. This position will be up to 100% time.

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESIGNATED AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

    RESEARCH IN SPECIALIZED AREAS (85% EFFORT)

    • Induce, observe and analyze mice with cutaneous inflammatory conditions, skin wounds or tumors
    • Histological and immunohistochemical analysis of skin and other mouse or human tissue, including embedding, sectioning, staining, data processing, image analysis and statistical analysis of data.
    • Assist with surgical procedures, preparing, performing and collecting data from mouse wound and other experiments.
    • Perform flow cytometry and cell culture studies, prepare cells, and analyze data.
    • Perform RT-PCR, molecular cloning and other biochemical/molecular biology techniques as assigned by PI.
    • Be very familiar with the use of specialized high fat, high sugar diets (including Western Diets) to modulate inflammatory risk in mice.
    • Familiar with the basics of care and use of animals (e.g., mice) in medical research.
    • Be comfortable using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for data analysis and presentation.
    • Prepare and send laboratory experimental reports to PI as requested.
    • Compile data into presentable graphical format and provide written details of analytic methods used, sufficient for inclusion in publications.

    PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND ACTIVITY (10% EFFORT)

    • Participate in appropriate professional/technical groups and other educational and research organizations. For example, this may include attending and presenting at the UC Davis Epithelial Biology Club, attending Hwang lab meeting, and potentially attending one national conference in which the Junior Specialist will present data that she/he have generated (at discretion of PI).

    UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE (5% EFFORT)

    • Participate in activities of Lab Safety Committee (Departmental)

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences, or related field
    • Able to compile, understand, and interpret data
    • Ability to work cooperatively within a diverse environment
    • 1 year of laboratory experience (required)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of IRB and clinical trials preferred

    Step 1 $39,500 annually- [100%] or Step II - $42,100 annually [100%], Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    This position is open effective June 20, 2018 with an initial review date of July 4, 2018. The position will be open until filled.

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

    Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter detailing their qualifications for the position, a PDF of their curriculum vitae and contact information for 3 references online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02238

    Please direct questions to Valerie Bartole at vbartole@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.

    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 candidates to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/everify.

    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.





  • 16 Jul 2018 9:43 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is recruiting three academic pediatric hospitalists. These appointments may hire between 50-100% time.

    These positions are open at the Assistant level in Health Science Clinical Series in the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. Candidates will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, research activities of the Department of Pediatrics, and serve on departmental committees.

    Candidates must have the following experience/qualifications:

    • M.D. or D.O.
    • Board certification/eligibility in General Pediatrics
    • Eligibility for a California Medical License
    • Ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment

    With more than 120 physicians in 33 pediatric subspecialties, the Children's Hospital is a 118-bed hospital housed within the 619-bed University of California, Davis Medical Center. It is the only designated Children's Hospital in the Sacramento region, and is known for offering comprehensive, compassionate, family-centered care. UC Davis Children's Hospital is distinguished for its outstanding congenital heart program and its internationally recognized telemedicine programs. Within the last few years, UC Davis Children's Hospital built a new 49-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a new 24-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit/Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is based on the UC Davis Health campus in Sacramento, California and serves a population of over 1 million children in the Northern California, Central Valley and Western Nevada regions. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.

    For full consideration applications should be received by July 23, 2018; however the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019. Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, and Statement of Teaching. This position will be open until filled. Candidates should submit their application online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02217.

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

    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 9:32 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The Department of Internal Medicine at the University of California, Davis invites applications for 2 qualified Junior Specialists.

    These positions will be involved in interdisciplinary studies focusing on mechanisms in cardiovascular diseases.

    Successful candidates will actively participate in basic and translational research studies in the regulation and mechanisms in cardiac fibrosis and arrhythmias using in vivo and in vitro models.

    General responsibilities include:

    Developing and working on research projects under the direction of the principal investigator. The main responsibility of the Junior Specialists in the lab will include working in a project to test the effects of environmental toxicants on cardiac fibrosis and cardiac arrhythmias using in vivo functional analyses and in vitro assessment using flow cytometry. The applicants will also assist in the development and analyses of in vitro and in vivo models of cardiovascular diseases using stem cells and gene-targeted mouse models.

    Junior Specialist 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. Also, participate in appropriate professional/technical societies or groups and other educational and research organizations; and, review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications related to the areas of expertise. The ideal candidates will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills; as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

    University and Public Service: For Junior Specialist, University and/or public service will include committee service in the areas of safety, animal care, facilities, and mentorship of undergraduate and high school students.


    Basic Qualifications:

    Bachelor degree in biology or in a related field [with a minimum of two-year experience in laboratory and/or field research.

    Successful candidates will also participate in veterinarian and/or biomedical education, as well as rigorous research methodologies, meaning the successful candidate will receive veterinarian and/or biomedical education as well as rigorous research methodologies during the course of the planned research.

    Excellent communication, social and organizational skills and the ability to work in teams effectively and interact with others are required.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    Animal handling, genotyping analyses, flow cytometry.

    Salary:

    Step I - $38,112 annually, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Number of Positions Available: 2

    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%.

    For full consideration, qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, CV or resume, and contact information for at least three references by 6/29/18 Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files via https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02206.

    This posting will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019.







  • 16 Jul 2018 9:29 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting for a Project Scientist position at the Assistant/Associate level.

    This position will require the applicant to contribute to cognitive neuroscience research in the Translational Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (TCAN) program. Specifically, the candidate will focus on research projects investigating cognition in schizophrenia using a cognitive neuroscience approach, particularly those involving human electrophysiology (EEG) and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) methodologies. This will include contributing to the design, development and execution of these studies, including preparing competitive grant applications, conference presentations and manuscripts for publication. This position will also require behavioral, EEG and tDCS data analysis, and the training and supervision of volunteers and research staff in these areas. In addition, the position will require the application of expertise in language, attention and cognitive control research to translational neuroscience research questions.

    This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant/Associate rank. The selected candidate will be hired at the Assistant/Associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications. This position is open effective June 18, 2018. Applications should be submitted by July 18, 2018 for initial consideration. However, the position will remain open until filled or June 30, 2019.

    Qualified applicants should upload a Letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, along with contact information for 3 to 5 references online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02258

    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 8:53 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS

    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy The Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine seeks to fill one full-time position for an Academic Coordinator I for their Human Gross Anatomy Programs. This position is responsible for the administration, and coordination of activities in the various lecture, laboratory, tutoring, and special study courses, as well as supervision of the various Teaching Assistants, Laboratory and Lecture Aides. In addition, this position may involve coordination of funds and budgetary input. The successful appointee shall hold an MS degree and/or equivalent of 5 years applicable experience administering a cadaver-based human gross anatomy laboratory (human cadaver dissection experience preferred), and have experience in curriculum and teaching material development. This position will be appointed in the School of Medicine, Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy and will be physically located at the UC Davis main campus in Davis, California.

    UC Davis is a campus of 31,000 students and was recently ranked among the top 10 public Universities in the nation. The campus has exceptional strength in the biological sciences, and was recently ranked 16th in the nation for extramural research funding. The campus is situated in a University town, and is renowned for its highly collaborative environment.

    Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

    For full consideration, applications must be received by June 25, 2018, but the recruitment will remain open until June 30, 2019. Applicants should submit their materials online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF02244. Please include your curriculum vitae and cover letter. Applicants should provide the names and contact information of 3-5 references .

    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 Stated as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contract 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/).

    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/worklife/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.htm








  • 29 Jun 2018 8:46 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    Working Title: Instructional Assistant Professor

    Job Description: The Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Texas A&M University, invites applications for 2 full-time positions at the rank of Instructional Assistant Professor, both with responsibilities for teaching undergraduate and MPH courses onsite and/or online. One position to include, but not limited to, undergraduate teaching in biostatistics, epidemiology, and methodology, and in any additional area of public health; the other including any area of social and behavioral health sciences. In addition, the instructional assistant professors will participate in scholarly activities, academic/community service, and department meetings.

    Our program serves not only the students, but also the larger community, as all are integral to our teaching and service missions. Thus, the ideal candidates will have considerable experience working in border communities (or similar) using a community-based participatory approach. Our setting also means a considerable proportion of our students are first generation college students, and our program is a member of the Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools organization. We seek candidates who understand the needs of our student population and are prepared to invest in their development and training. We are also housed outside of the College Station campus, and share space with other health profession training programs in McAllen. The ideal candidates will be comfortable with a setting in which interprofessional educational opportunities abound.

    Duration of Position: Regular Budgeted

    Term (months): 9 or 11

    Position Location: McAllen, TX

    Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track

    Campus Security Authority: No

    Salary: Commensurate with experience.

    Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree in a discipline relevant to public health from an accredited institution, or MPH with significant teaching experience at the college level. Demonstrated record of teaching and service in public health and considerable experience working in border communities using a community-based participatory approach. Must possess highly effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with interdisciplinary teams. Must offer evidence of accomplishment in teaching.

    Preferred Qualifications: Professional experience in an academic health science program and experience in the scholarship of public health practice. For candidates with an MPH, significant teaching experience is required, with 5 years of teaching preferred. 

    Interested individuals should submit: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and diversity statements, and a list of 3 references.

    Review of applicants will begin on August 1, 2018.

    Effective Appointment Date: Negotiable

    The Texas A&M Health Science Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. This position is security sensitive, and the finalist is subject to a criminal history background check. By applying to this position, you authorize the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) and/or its agent, at any time during the application process and/or employment, to conduct an investigative consumer report that may include, but is not limited to, a criminal record check, employment and education verifications, verifications of personal references and reputation and driving record.

    Texas A&M University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. SPH is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas A&M.

    EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: If you currently are NOT a Texas A&M System employee please click below to go to our external career site to view our jobs. Go to External Career Site – https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMHSC_External/job/McAllen-TAMHSC/Instructional-Assistant-Professor_R-006727

    INTERNAL APPLICANTS: If you currently ARE a Texas A&M System employee: Go to Internal Career Site – https://jobs.tamu.edu/internalapplicants/


  • 20 Jun 2018 9:46 PM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, TX) is seeking a scientist (advanced degree preferred) with excellent grant writing and editing skills for the position of Research Development Specialist. The objective of the position is to provide grant proposal development and submission services to faculty members and research personnel to enable competitive individual and team extramural research funding, as well as to facilitate research excellence. This person will support faculty in all phases of the research proposal process. The salary range is between $50,400 and $75,600 annually, commensurate with experience. Depending on the experience and education, the candidate might be considered for a Sr. Research Development Specialist.

    A few examples of the essential job functions are below. If you have questions or are interested in the position, please email your CV to Dr. Linsey Yeager (layeager@utmb.edu).

    • Specifically supports all of the department’s research activities by utilizing grantsmanship skills to assist the Microbiology and Immunology faculty in obtaining research funding.
    • Provides analytical, technical and professional support in writing funding proposals, including development of hypotheses, aims, and objectives, grantsmanship, and limited scientific review.
    • Develops grant budgets for proposal submission, including contracts and subcontracts.
    • Works with the Office of Sponsored Programs to upload and submit electronic grants on behalf of faculty members.
    • A specialty of the Research Development Specialist is the editing of grant applications, manuscripts, and other correspondence from professionals with English as a second language.
    • Monitors funding agency changes and priorities, and identifies funding opportunities suited for faculty member(s) based upon their research expertise.
    • Works between the center/department, university administrative department(s), the faculty, and funding agencies for activities related to proposal development and submission.
    • Assist faculty with selected post-award activists such as progress reports and final reports.
    • Experience with graphics software to aid faculty with figures/images for grants and other scientific documents is preferred.


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