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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor (Tenure-Track/Tenure) or In Residence Series - Molecular Geneticist

Recruitment Period

Open July 1st, 2019 through Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


Molecular Geneticist
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (Tenure-Track/Tenured)
Department of Neurology
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
University of California Irvine

The University of California Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine, Departments of Neurology and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine invite applications for a full-time position. The academic appointment can be at any professorial rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full) in the Line (tenure track/tenured) or In-Residence series, which confer membership in the UCI Academic Senate. The School and Department seek a board-certified or board-eligible MD or MD-PhD molecular pathologist or neurologist with a strong academic background and exciting research program in molecular genetics, genomics, or related fields. Candidates are expected to have a leadership role in a program for molecular genetics/genomics and neurotherapeutics for precision medicine and in training the next generation of biomedical research scientists in addition to leading their own research program. Specific expertise in neurological diseases, neurotherapeutics, and/or cancer is expected.

The successful recruit will collaborate with other UCI faculty to build multidisciplinary research programs that utilize omics, systems, and other approaches to more deeply understand human biology and treat disease. To achieve this goal, the candidate will be able to leverage existing resources and strengths of UCI Health and its campus partners, including the Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurologic Disorders (iMIND), Alzheimer Disease Research Center (ADRC), Center for Autism Research and Translation (CART), Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences, Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center (SCRC), Center for Complex Biological Systems (CCBS), and graduate and resident training programs in the neurosciences, biomedical sciences, and systems biology.

Clinical licensure and board certification in molecular pathology and/or neurology are expected. The successful recruit will also participate in teaching and mentoring activities of the department, which may involve medical students, graduate students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty. To apply for this position, candidates should upload their curriculum vitae, statements (research, teaching, diversity), reference information, and additional items to UCI AP Recruit:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.


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Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)