Open Rank Faculty Position in Cardiovascular Metabolism
University of California, Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: 2523143
Open Rank Faculty Position in Cardiovascular Metabolism University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF06879
We are seeking applicants for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) at UCLA in the area of cardiovascular metabolism. UCLA is distinguished by its world-class environment for biomedical research, providing access to cutting-edge core infrastructure and expertise. Faculty are part of a cross-departmental and cross-school research ecosystem that includes basic and clinical departments, as well as Unified Research Themes focused on metabolism and cardiovascular disease. UCLA faculty have an outstanding tradition of accomplishments in the basic realms of molecular biology, gene regulation, metabolism and biophysics, in addition to translational studies in atherosclerosis, lipid biology, metabolic syndrome, heart failure and arrhythmias. The DGSOM and the UCLA College of Life Sciences have also made institutional commitments to nanosystems research, human genetics, computational medicine and systems biologyresources that are available to new faculty recruits.
The successful candidate must have a M.D. (or equivalent) and/or Ph.D. (or equivalent) and will have a strong track record of investigation and be expected to develop an independently funded research program at the intersection between metabolism and cardiovascular development or disease. Potential areas of interest could include, but are not limited to, metabolic regulation of cardiac and vascular development, cardiac hypertrophy and injury, mitochondrial dysfunction heart failure, cardiovascular aging and atherosclerosis. The candidate will join one of the many outstanding clinical or basic science departments in the David Geffen School of Medicine such as Physiology, Medicine/Cardiology, Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry that closely align with the applicant's area of research. We are seeking candidates that possess the ability to work collaboratively with other scientists and hold the scholarly qualities required to mentor a diverse population of trainees. A generous start-up package and lab space in state-of-the-art research facilities will be available.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statement of research interests and career goals, description of teaching experience, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three references to https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF04682. Applications will be accepted between September 27 and November 30, 2021. Letters will be requested only for applicants who advance to the next stage of consideration. Selected candidates will be invited to a research symposium at UCLA on January 24, 2022, where they will present their research and be available for interviews.
The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what is right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another. Please read more about this important DGSOM program at https://medschool.ucla.edu/cultural-north-star
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: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.