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Tenure 50/50 Associate/ Full Professor - Associate/ Full Professor In Residence in Neuromuscular Research

Position overview

Salary range: Salary range: Total Negotiated Salary (TNS) calculation includes AAMC salary benchmarks for Neurology ranging from $ 249,546 to $289,940. The posted UC salary scales set the base pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment.
This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan, which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.”

Application Window

Open date: March 5, 2024

Most recent review date: Thursday, Apr 11, 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: Friday, Jan 31, 2025 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

Department of Neurology
University of California Irvine (UCI)

UCI invites applications for a full-time, tenured position at the Associate Professor/Full Professor rank to join the faculty of the Department of Neurology in the School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine.

Ideal applicants will be employing molecular/cellular, neurobiological, genetic and/or clinical research approaches to the study of neuromuscular disease, including but not limited to ALS and other neuromuscular disorders. Successful candidates will have track records of creativity and productivity, demonstrated potential for outstanding future achievement, and a desire to participate in an exciting, interactive, and rapidly growing neuroscience and neurological disease research community.

Tenured faculty are expected to mount a productive and innovative research program, obtain extramural funding, and actively participate in graduate student, medical student, and resident education. The successful candidate will be able to leverage existing resources and strengths of UCI Health and its campus partners, including the Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences, Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center (SCRC), and graduate and resident training programs in the neurosciences and biomedical sciences. Researchers at UCI also benefit from outstanding resources and collaborators housed in UCI Beall Applied Innovation, the UCI Health Beckman Laser Institute, the Institute for Precision Health, Center for Neurotherapeutics, the Center for Neural Circuit Mapping, and others. We expect the successful applicant to demonstrate a genuine commitment to service activities within the local, national, and international community.

Basic Qualifications:
Candidates who hold an M.D., PhD, or M.D./Ph.D. from an accredited institution with postgraduate clinical training, and eligibility for one of the medical specialty boards if M.D. or M.D./Ph.D .

Preferred Qualifications:
A clinical presence in our robust neuromuscular disorders clinical services will be considered an advantage for M.D./M.D-Ph.D. candidates but is not required.

The appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor level and the series will include 50% Ladder Rank / 50% In Residence with secured extramural funding.
A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

Ladder Rank Professor - see:

In-Residence Professor - see:

Founded in 1965, UCI Health is a U.S. News & World Report top hospital and UCI is a top-10 public university. It houses multiple NIH-funded centers, including the ADRC, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (CFCCC), and Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS). In addition to renowned Schools of Engineering, and Computer science, newer programs include the Samueli Institute for Integrative Health and new Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Population & Public Health in the UCI College of Health Sciences. UCI is Orange County’s largest employer, contributing $7 billion annually to the local economy and $8 billion statewide.

UCI is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI). These federal designations align with UCI’s aspiration to be a national leader and global model of inclusive excellence. We seek faculty who are committed to diversity as well as diverse faculty who will be role models for our students.

Substantive inquiries about the positions should be directed to:
Claire Henchcliffe, MD DPhil, FAAN FANA
Dr. Stanley van den Noort Endowed Chair in Neurology
Professor, Neurology
Department of Neurology

TO APPLY: Please log onto UCI RECRUIT located at:

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of Clinical and Research Interest
  • Teaching Statement
  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement
  • Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form
  • Contact Information for 3 References

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

M.D., PhD, or M.D./Ph.D. from an accredited institution with postgraduate clinical training, and eligibility for one of the medical specialty boards if M.D. or M.D./Ph.D.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
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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