Assistant Professor (Ladder Rank, In-Residence) Director of Neuro-Oncology
The Moores Cancer Center (http://cancer.ucsd.edu/) and the UC San Diego School of Medicine (http://som.ucsd.edu/) in La Jolla are seeking an exceptional physician with a specialized focus and experience in neuro-oncology to serve on the Neurosciences and Medical Oncology faculty. The ideal candidate is a neurologist or medical oncologist with sub-specialty training in neuro-oncology. UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center has a strong history of commitment to innovation in neuro-oncology research and clinical care, creating excellent interfaces for collaboration and interdisciplinary program development.
We seek candidates who might contribute to or lead our established neuro-oncology program, including its strong, ongoing commitment to research. The Moores Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with demonstrated excellence in research, treatment, education, and prevention. We are the only such NCI-designated cancer center in San Diego, and provide clinical care for patients throughout Southern California.
UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. UC San Diego is located in La Jolla, California. San Diego offers a vibrant, academic and professional community offering excellent schools, lively arts, and an unmatched quality of life in a beautiful setting.
Candidates must have a MD and be expected to participate in the education of medical students, residents, and clinical fellows. Completion of an approved fellowship in neuro-oncology is required. Candidates are required to show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity by submitting a Diversity Statement of past contributions and/or future plans of excellence in this area as part of their application for an academic appointment.
Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level. Series will include 50% Ladder Rank and 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants must submit a CV, a statement of career interests and objectives, and the names of three referees. Letters are not required at this time. A separate statement summarizing past or potential contributions to diversity (For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp). Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01056.
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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
San Diego, CA
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Statement of Career Interests and Objectives
Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
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