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Specialist Series

Application Window

Open date: March 29th, 2021

Last review date: Thursday, Apr 29, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Mar 29, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

School of Medicine
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Position: Specialist Series, Open Ranks (Junior, Assistant, Associate, and/or Full)

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a full-time or part-time position in the Specialist series (Junior Specialist, Assistant Specialist, Associate Specialist and/or full Specialist) in the following fields: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Musculoskeletal Pain, and Neuromuscular Medicine.

Requirements – Applications are being sought from degreed candidates with some laboratory research backgrounds, publications and specialized training. Preferred strong research background and/or experience and/or specialized training. Positions are dependent upon extramural funding. Initial appointments are for one year and renewal is based on availability of support. Rank and compensation are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Must be able to work in office, clinical and laboratory environment. Health care and clinical experience is desired. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills are highly favorable. Training will be provided to highly motivated individuals. Candidates must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
Additional Qualifications
• Ability to multi-task- Manages multiple tasks and projects at one time.
• Communication skills - Reads, writes, and speaks fluent English, using appropriate grammar, style and vocabulary. Correctly spells commonly used English words and job specific terms.
• Organizational ability - Well-versed in data management. Demonstrates a systematic approach in carrying out assignments. Is very orderly and excels at cutting through confusion and turning chaos into order.
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills - Demonstrates a strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems. Translates problems into practical solutions.
• Intellectual ability - Accurately and consistently follows instructions delivered in an oral, written or diagram format. Can provide directions.
• Computer skills - Comfortably and confidently uses a computer and specialized medical software, as well as Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
• Possess strong commitment to team environment dynamics.

Application Procedure:
To apply, please log onto UC Irvine’s recruitment site located at

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for this position:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive
Building 53, Suite 311
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-6984

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.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
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