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Translational Research Faculty (Tenure/Tenure-Track)

Position overview

Salary range: The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Professor and Professor of Teaching Series – Fiscal Year Regular Scales. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions. The MINIMUM 'BASE' salary range for this position is $86,500 - $135,300

Application Window

Open date: December 7, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Mar 8, 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 University of California, Irvine, School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Clinical Pharmacy Practice invites applications for a full-time tenure/track-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate rank. The Department seeks a candidate with a background in translational research focusing on early phase clinical trials and precision therapeutics preferably within the fields of Oncology, Immunology, Pharmacogenomics, or Neurology.

The School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences is one of the five units under the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences. The college is part of the integrated UC Irvine Health system that also encompasses UCI’s clinics and Orange County’s only academic medical center.

UCI is ranked as a top 10 public university by the U.S. News and World Report, has been identified by The New York Times as No. 1 among U.S. universities that do the most for low-income students, and is No. 3 in the nation for diversity according to The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. As a federally recognized minority-serving institution, UCI is designated as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). UCI is a founding member of the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities, which has a goal of increasing by 20 percent the Hispanic professoriate in alliance universities.

The individual will build upon drug discovery efforts within the School by facilitating first in human clinical trials. Applicants should be strongly collaborative, bridging basic and clinical research initiatives. One such potential collaboration opportunity would be with the recently established Early Phase Clinical Trials Program in the School of Medicine. Additional collaborative opportunities available on campus include the UC Irvine Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, the Cancer Research Institute, the Institute for Immunology, the Center for Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, the Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders, the Center for Virus Research, the Center for Complex Biological Systems, the Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics, the Microbiome Initiative, and the Center for Neural Circuit Mapping. Applicants should have experience in teaching, demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and show promise for academic advancement within the UC system.

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Lead or develop a rigorous early phase clinical trials and precision therapeutics research program.
  2. Provide expertise to help build out the newly formed Bioanalysis Facility within the School.
  3. Collaborate closely with the newly formed Early Phase Clinical Trials Unit within the School of Medicine or similar research center on campus.
  4. Provide teaching to PharmD and/or PhD students.
  5. Seek and secure grants and funding to support translational research within the School.
  6. Promote the integration of basic science research findings into clinical practice.

Basic Qualifications:
Applicants should have completed postgraduate research training (e.g. PhD and/or fellowship).

Preferred Qualifications:
Completion of an additional clinical degree and/or training is preferred (e.g. PharmD or MD).


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants should have completed postgraduate research training (e.g. PhD and/or fellowship).

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 anti-discrimination 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