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Specialist (open ranks) - Ophthalmology

Application Window

Open July 25th, 2022 through Friday, Jun 30, 2023 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:
Junior Specialist – Appointees to the Junior rank should possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or equivalent research experience.
Assistant Specialist – 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 Specialist – 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.
Specialist (Full Rank) – 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.

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/JPF07753

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Junior Specialist – Appointees to the Junior rank should possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or equivalent research experience.
Assistant Specialist – 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 Specialist – 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.
Specialist (Full Rank) – 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.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07753

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