The University of California Irvine (UCI) Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center (SCRC) (www.stemcell.uci.edu) invites applications from outstanding candidates for one or two tenure-track or tenured faculty positions. Academic appointments will be made at the Assistant or Associate Professor level as full-time Academic Senate appointments in an appropriate department of the UCI School of Medicine (SOM) (http://www.som.uci.edu). Positions are open to PhD, MD, or MD/PhD scientists. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a robust extramurally funded independent research program in any area of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine. Candidates’ area of research interest should complement existing strengths at the SCRC and across the SOM, College of Health Sciences (COHS) and UCI campus. Existing areas of strength include neuroscience and cancer research. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to UCI SCRC, departmental, and institutional teaching and service missions. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience, and generous start-up packages will be provided.
The SCRC, an institute of the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), represents a cross-campus research and education program involving over 50 faculty in 5 different schools. The SCRC is a well-equipped, state-of-the-art research facility that also includes a vivarium designed for stem cell research, and a CIRM-funded Alpha Stem Cell Clinic designed to support and accelerate the development of stem cell-based clinical trials. Research programs in the SCRC leverage outstanding existing resources and strengths of the UCI COHS and SCRC partners across the UCI campus including the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (www.icts.uci.edu), Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (www.mind.uci.edu), Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (www.cancer.uci.edu), Cancer Research Institute (http://cri.bio.uci.edu), and Institute for Immunology (www.immunology.uci.edu).
Interested individuals should apply online through UCI RECRUIT at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04541. Application materials required: 1) Cover letter; 2) Curriculum vitae; 3) Summary of research interests (up to 3 pages); 4) Summary of teaching philosophy (1 page); 5) Names and contact information for 3-5 individuals who can provide a letter of reference upon request; 6) Statement of Contributions to Diversity; 7) PDFs of 3-5 recent publications.
Applications should be submitted prior to September 16, 2019.
Inquiries about the position should be directed to Professor Peter Donovan, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, 3006 Gross Hall, University of California, Irvine, CA, 92697-1705.
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.