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Specialist (open ranks) - Ophthalmology

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $51,300-$181,800. See Specialist Series – Represented - Fiscal Year.

Application Window

Open date: August 5, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Feb 26, 2024 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: Sunday, Jun 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 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: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
Interested candidates should apply through UC Irvine’s RECRUIT system located at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08460

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Junior Specialist – Appointees to the Junior rank should possess a bachelor's 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
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08460

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