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Assistant Professor in Residence

Application Window

Open date: November 8th, 2021

Next review date: Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Dec 31, 2021 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

The University of California, Irvine, Department of Pediatrics is recruiting a translational research scholar for a faculty position in the area of the developmental origins of health and disease. The successful candidate will be an outstanding researcher in intergenerational effects of biobehavioral processes in pregnancy, with a specific emphasis on child obesity and metabolic dysfunction. The candidate should be able to synthesize concepts from maternal-fetal medicine, pediatrics, behavioral medicine, developmental cell biology, and endocrinology and metabolism, and integrate them vertically from a cell to whole-body level. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in adipocyte biology and in-vivo measurement of body composition, particularly whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques in pediatric populations. This is an academic senate appointment expected to be at the Assistant Professor level. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience. UC Irvine, located in Orange County, with a population of more than three million, has a long and distinguished tradition of excellence in translational medical science.

Requirements – Successful candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral-level degree, an established record of research accomplishment with scholarly activity and publications commensurate with experience, and demonstrated success with extramural funding, particularly NIH awards. It is expected that the successful candidate will develop an independent research program, secure extramural funding, and participate in interdisciplinary research and training.

For further information and correspondence, please contact Pathik Wadhwa, MD, PhD at pwadhwa@uci.edu

TO APPLY: Please log onto UC Irvine’s RECRUIT located at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF07219. Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. A description of current research and future plans
  4. Names of at least three to five referees

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral-level degree, an established record of research accomplishment with scholarly activity and publications commensurate with experience, and demonstrated success with extramural funding, particularly NIH awards.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07219

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

Orange, CA