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Specialist series (open ranks) - Ophthalmology

Application Window

Open July 30th, 2021 through Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology anticipates openings in the Specialist Series at the Junior, Assistant, Associate, and Full Specialist rank.

Applications are being sought from recent B.S., M.S., M.D., and Ph.D. graduates in the field of Ophthalmology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Microbiology or equivalent. Interdisciplinary skills and approaches in Immunology, Microbiology, Pathology, and/or Neuroscience are strongly desired. The incumbent will be expected to perform research in a specialized area, provide university and public service, and demonstrate professional competency and activity. This is an ongoing recruitment. Positions are dependent on extramural funding.

Rank and salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must possess a B.S. degree in the field of Biochemistry, Immunology, Microbiology or equivalent for the Junior Specialist rank; or an advance degree in the field of Ophthalmology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Microbiology or equivalent for the Assistant, Associate, and Full Specialist rank.

Application Procedure:
Each application must contain a curriculum vitae and statement of research. Interested candidates should apply through UC Irvine’s RECRUIT system located at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06970

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Junior Specialists - Appointees to the Junior rank
    should possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or equivalent research experience.

    Assistant Specialists - Appointees to the Assistant rank should possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree), or five years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization.

    Associate Specialists - Appointees to the Associate rank should possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization. Associate Specialists are normally expected to have a record of academic accomplishments, including contributions to published or in-press research in the field and a demonstrated record of University and/or public service.

    Full Specialists - Appointees to the Full rank should possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or ten or more years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization. Specialists at full rank are normally expected to have a significant record of academic accomplishments, including contributions to published or in-press research in the field, professional recognition in the field, and a demonstrated record of University and/or public service.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06970

Campus Information

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.

Job location

Irvine, CA