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Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty, Professor of Public Health/Assoc Director of EDI, Cancer Center

Position overview

Salary range: The FY salary range for this position is Assistant Professor: $86,500-112,800; Associate Professor: $107,300; Professor: $125,700-228,600. See Table for the salary range for this position.
Review timeline: September 1, 2023

Application Window

Open date: September 8, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Nov 19, 2023 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, Apr 30, 2024 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 Program in Public Health (PPH) and the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (CFCCC) at the University of California, Irvine invite applicants for a full-time, tenure/tenure-track Faculty, Public Health / Assoc Director of EDI position. Preference will be given to candidates appointable at the Associate or Full Professor level; candidates at the advanced Assistant Professor level will also be considered. The PPH and CFCCC seek candidates with cancer-related research expertise in diverse fields such as epidemiology, risk exposure, health disparities, prevention and intervention, implementation science and translational research, and health policy. We especially encourage applicants with innovative new perspectives and research interests that embrace interdisciplinary approaches. The candidate will also provide expertise in the form of teaching, workshops and mentoring related to diversity, equity and inclusion. Depending upon the successful candidate’s public health-specific expertise, they will be housed in one or more of the PPH departments: Environmental and Occupational Health; Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Health, Society, and Behavior; or Population Health and Disease Prevention.
Reporting to the Cancer Center Director, the CFCCC Associate Director for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (AD-EDI) will oversee and direct efforts to develop, execute, and monitor progress of the Center’s Plan to Enhance Diversity, to ensure that the membership, leadership, and workforce of the Center reflects the population that the NCI Cancer Centers Program serves across the United States, and to further address special opportunities within its catchment area of Orange County. Working closely with Center leadership, the AD-EDI will bring a deep commitment to and experience in advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism efforts, devoting a minimum of 40% effort towards advancing a culture of inclusion and diversity. The AD-EDI will partner with the CFCCC AD for Cancer Health Equity & Community Engagement and the AD for Cancer Research Education & Training to guide the development of innovative policies and programs to further EDI across all CFCCC missions and to promote the recruitment, hiring, retention, development and advancement of a diverse, culturally competent learning community and workforce.

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

The FY salary range for this position is Assistant Professor: $86,500-112,800; Associate Professor: $107,300; Professor: $125,700-228,600. See Table for the salary range for this position.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

All applicants must have a doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, DrPH or MD) and a strong record of research accomplishments and publications.

Application Requirements

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About UC Irvine

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.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA