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Neuromuscular Disorders

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Open July 25th, 2022 through Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Neuromuscular Disorders

The University of California (UC), Irvine is nationally and internationally recognized for clinical and translational research excellence in rare and ultrarare neuromuscular disorders. The UCI Department of Neurology is currently recruiting an Associate or full Professor of Clinical X in the field of Neuromuscular Medicine. Applications are being sought from candidates who possess M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degrees in the field of Neuroscience, Neurology or equivalent. Positions are dependent upon funding. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointments are for one year and renewal is based on availability of support

The candidate must demonstrate capabilities for teaching, research, and professional service suitable to the Professor of Clinical Neurology series (APM-275). The incumbent will primarily provide excellent clinical service, with particular focus on one or more sub-specialties within Neuromuscular Medicine. There will be additional expectations for teaching students and residents, engagement in research, and performance of university and public service. We encourage applicants who have expertise in the fields of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and myopathy, including myositis and other muscle disorders, to apply. We are particularly interested in applicants with experience in clinical trials, including gene therapy or cellular treatments for neuromuscular disease, and who complement the department's existing strengths in neuroscience and neuromuscular disorders.
UC Irvine, located in Orange County with a population of more than three million, has a distinguished tradition of excellence in clinical neuroscience.

Substantive inquiries about the position should be directed to:
Claire Henchcliffe, MD, DPhil
Professor and Chair
Department of Neurology
101 The City Drive South
Bldg. 53, Room 204
Orange, CA 92868-4280
[chenchcl@hs.uci.edu]

TO APPLY: Please log onto UCI RECRUIT located at: [https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07654]

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. Statement of Clinical and Research Interest
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Diversity Statement
  6. Contact Information for 3-4 References

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: (required at time of application)
M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. from an accredited institution with appropriate training and experience, postgraduate clinical training, and eligibility for one of the medical specialty boards. Candidate must demonstrate teaching ability or have a clear potential as a clinical teacher.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (required at time of start)
Board eligibility in the specialty appropriate to the clinical care and teaching activities or have appropriate equivalent recognition. Demonstrate clinical ability commensurate with experience in a Neurology specialty.

For more information about the Department of Neurology, click [https://www.neurology.uci.edu/]

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. from an accredited institution with appropriate training and experience, postgraduate clinical training, and eligibility for one of the medical specialty boards. Candidate must demonstrate teaching ability or have a clear potential as a clinical teacher.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07654

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