Director of Research University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF08782
The Department of Human Genetics at UCLA invites applications to fill a position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in the Adjunct Faculty series in the M.S. in Genetic Counseling program. The M.S. in Genetic Counseling program is housed within the David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Human Genetics. The position title (Director of Research), faculty rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Adjunct Professor) and salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Candidates should be highly collaborative and are expected to contribute to the educational and research missions of the program. This is a full-time position.
The major criterion for appointment for faculty in the Adjunct Faculty series is evidence of Teaching, Research and creative work, Professional competence and activity, and University and public service. The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching mission of the program (3 courses per year), the research mission via capstone project oversight, and program administration; and to a lesser degree will be expected to engage in University and public service.
Although all areas of scholarship will be considered, we are particularly interested in candidates who have a PhD or equivalent degree in a field that can inform the discipline and practice of genetic counseling, have experience with research involving human subjects, and a record of achievement in developing, implementing, and assessing innovative education approaches. Candidates must have at least 3 years of experience in their field, have professional certification in their field if available and applicable, and have knowledge of and experience with the genetic counseling profession and practice.
Candidates are encouraged to apply electronically by October 31, 2023. Initial review will begin September 29, 2023. Candidates should submit a (1) brief cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching statement, (4) research statement, (5) vision statement for research training of genetic counseling graduate students, (6) statement addressing their planned or existing teaching, mentoring, service and/or research contributions to diversity, mentoring, and the improvement in workplace climates for everyone, and (7) names of three references. We are seeking to fill this position by January 1, 2024. All applications must be submitted online via UCLA's Academic Recruitment Online at the following URL:
Inquiries about this position can be directed to the Committee Search Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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