Associate or Full Professor (Ladder or Ladder, In-Residence) Director of Neuropathology
(Ladder Rank, In Residence) The Department of Pathology (http://pathology.ucsd.edu) at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine UCSD is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and seeks an outstanding Physician Scientist at the Associate or Full Professor level to serve as the Director of Neuropathology.
UCSD has exceptional strengths in a broad array of neurosciences, including aging and degenerative diseases, brain tumor biology, developmental neurobiology, vision research, and diseases of muscle and nerve. The Director of Neuropathology will be expected to build on research excellence in these programs. The future Director will also expected to lead the clinical activites of Neuropathology, which include intraoperative neurosurgical consultation and permanent section interpretation, molecular neuropathology, muscle and nerve biopsy interpretation, autopsy brain examination and neuropathology consultations. Overseeing teaching of neuropathology to residents, fellows, medical students, and graduate students also is essential. Candidates must have an MD or MD, PhD degree with board certification in Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology. Candidates should have a demonstrated track record of scholarly achievement and research excellence, and an interest in further contributing to the exceptional programs in Neurosciences at UCSD through collaboration. 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 Associate or Full Professor level. Series will include 100% Ladder or 50% Ladder Rank and 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding. Position is tenured and with partial state funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. Review of applications will begin on May 20, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Interested Applicants must submit a CV, a cover letter describing clinical and research interests, names and contact information of three references and 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/JPF01071.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
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