The Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic (BLIMC) in partnership with the schools of Physical Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine at the University of California, Irvine is seeking applicants for tenured and tenure-track faculty positions with an expected start date of July 1, 2018. Assistant Professor candidates are preferred but qualified applicants at other levels will be considered. The ideal candidate should have research expertise in the development of advanced optics and photonics technologies and their application to problems in biology and medicine.
These positions fall under the UC Irvine's high impact program the "Convergence Optical Sciences Initiative (COSI)". COSI is a campus priority area that cuts across the fields of Physical Science, Engineering, Biology and Medicine. Activities are expected to lead to the development of advanced light sources and related optics, photonics and computational technologies that drive new systems, devices, and discoveries. Faculty will be appointed in Engineering, Physical Sciences or School of Medicine as approprite with opportunities for joint appointments. Membership and access to space and resources in the Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic (BLIMC) will also be provided. BLIMC facilities include the David and Lucille Packard Clinic with operating and recovery rooms, optics and photonics research and imaging labs, an animal surgical suite, tissue culture/biochemistry facilities, a histopathology facility, and a photonics incubator for commercialization.
Applicants should have a Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degrees in engineering, physical science, biological science or a related field from an accredited university. Successful candidates will be leaders who are committed to innovation in convergence optical sciences and can develop a vigorous externally funded research program, maintain a strong publication record, advise students, and provide outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Applications should include a cover letter, statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, list of publications, up to three key publications, a statement describing commitment to diversity, and names and contact information of three to five references. References will not be contacted until later stages of consideration, in consultation with the candidate.
Applications should be submitted electronically. Instructions may be found at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF004445.
Screening will begin immediately upon receipt of a completed application. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although maximum consideration will be given to applications received by March 31, 2018.
The University of California, Irvine is part of the premier public university system in the world. UCI is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), is ranked as a top-10 public university by U.S. News and World Report, and was identified by the New York Times as No. 1 among U.S. universities that do the most for low-income students. UCI is located in Orange County, 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean and 45 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public-school systems in the nation.
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. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Statement of Teaching - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
List of Publications - Up to three key publications
Misc / Additional (Optional)
- 3-5 references required (contact information only)