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Division of Clinical Pathology / Medical Microbiology Faculty Position

Position overview

Salary range: The university academic base salaries as to rank and step can be found here. However, for this position the total negotiated salary uses AAMC salary benchmarks for Clinical Pathology ranging from $178,878–357,069. This position includes membership in the health science compensation plan, which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Application Window

Open date: October 10, 2023

Most recent review date: Thursday, Feb 29, 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: Wednesday, Oct 9, 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 Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, invites applications for a full-time faculty position to serve as the Assistant/Associate Director of Medical Microbiology. The academic appointment may be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, in the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical or Clinical X series, depending on experience and extent of research and teaching effort. Both HS and Clinical X faculty provide patient care; teach fellows, residents, and medical students; perform public and University service; and contribute to scholarly activities. Clinical X faculty are expected to conduct more substantial research and have demonstrated excellence in teaching. An academic appointment in the Clinical X series confers membership in the UCI Academic Senate.

Candidates should have an MD, DO or PhD degree and significant experience and/or fellowship training in clinical microbiology. Applicants with an MD or DO degree should be eligible for a California medical license and be board certified in Clinical Pathology and preferably also in Clinical Microbiology, whereas those with a PhD degree should have American Board of Medical Microbiology certification or eligibility. Applicants with expertise in diagnostic molecular microbiology will be highly considered.

The successful applicant will have a track record of working cooperatively and collegially within an academic and clinical environment and will contribute to the teaching, clinical service, and research missions of the department. Along with the Director of Medical Microbiology and other department leaders responsibilities include all administrative and regulatory requirements of managing a full service clinical microbiology laboratory, new test implementation, and teaching of residents, fellows, and professional students.

This position will serve the microbiology laboratory needs of UCI Health which includes the 400+ bed state-of-the-art tertiary/quaternary care Douglas hospital located in the city of Orange, a new hospital and outpatient complex on the Irvine campus, and several outpatient clinics throughout Orange County.

The base salary range for this position is $142,800 - $377,200. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. This position includes membership in the health science compensation plan, which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Founded in 1965, UCI is a top-10 public university in U.S. News & World Report. UCI is located in Orange County, the nation’s 6th largest county and one of the most desirable locations to live in the US. The UCI School of Medicine is home to several NIH-funded centers, including the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences. The School of Medicine along with the Samueli Institute for Integrative Health, Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Population & Public Health make up the UCI College of Health Sciences. UCI Health is the only academic medical center in Orange County.

Requirements - All applicants must have significant experience and/or fellowship training in clinical microbiology, must be board-certified or board-eligible in Clinical Pathology or the American Board of Medical Microbiology; and if an MD, must hold or qualify for a medical license in the State of California. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY: Please log onto UCI’s RECRUIT located at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF08620
Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

  1. Curriculum Vitae & Cover Letter
  2. Names and Addresses of Four References
  3. Statement of Teaching
  4. Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement
  5. Statement of Clinical Service
  6. Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, & Discrimination Declaration form

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates should have an MD, DO or PhD degree and significant experience and/or fellowship training in clinical microbiology. Applicants with an MD or DO degree should be eligible for a California medical license and be board certified in Clinical Pathology and preferably also in Clinical Microbiology, whereas those with a PhD degree should have American Board of Medical Microbiology certification or eligibility.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 4 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08620

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, Orange, CA