Associate or Full Professor in Regular Series Tenure Track-Dermatology Skin Microbiome Scientist
The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, is recruiting for an academic scientist position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the Regular series/tenure track based on experience and qualifications.
Faculty in the Regular series are expected to engage in research, teaching, as well as university and public service. The appointment may be made up to 100% and will report to the Chair of the Department of Dermatology. We welcome applicants whose research, teaching, and community outreach demonstrate their commitment to the inclusion of under-represented and/or minority individuals into their respective areas of specialization within their discipline.
The successful candidate will have skin immunology and microbiome research experience and will be expected to establish a dynamic and interactive research program. The candidate will be expected to excel at student teaching and inclusive mentoring, write and submit research proposals to government agencies to secure additional funding and will be expected to spend a minimum of 50% effort in research. The successful candidate is expected to integrate and leverage existing research at UC Davis.
Candidates must possess an MD and/or PhD in a relevant field of medical/biological science.
Must possess an exceptional record of scholarship and publication in skin immunology and microbiome research with an emphasis on skin inflammatory diseases or skin wound healing.
An outstanding record of teaching, including national and international lectures.
Demonstrated track record of being able to obtain extramural funding for research.
Proven history of leadership and mentorship.
Demonstrated proficiency in the teaching/training of students, residents, and/or fellows.
Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
Exhibit excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff, donors and industry partners.
Ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.
Selected candidates will be expected to participate in research and teaching, as well as university and public service.
Active extramural research funding is highly desirable.
For first consideration, applications should be received by February 28, 2021; however, the position will be open until filled through June 30, 2021. The following information is required: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, statement of Research, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Authorization to Release Information Form, and contact information for at least six references. 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. Please upload this information and apply online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03968.
The position is located in Sacramento, California. The Department of Dermatology (http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/dermatology/) is a major clinical care, research, and teaching department in the School of Medicine. Our faculty are engaged in multiple collaborations with other Schools and UC Davis campus departments, research centers, clinical centers, and primary care networks, and thus all positions require flexibility in local job locations in addition to the Department of Dermatology. This includes the Veteran's Administration, UCD Medical Center Campus, and other community centers.
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