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Tenure Track Assistant / Associate Professor

Recruitment Period

Open September 2nd, 2019 through Sunday, Nov 3, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Department of Physiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Candidates studying fundamental mechanisms in all areas of modern physiology, including molecular, cellular, organ or systems physiology are welcome to apply. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent and are expected to have a strong track record of research achievements and a demonstrated interest in tackling outstanding biological problems using state-of-the-art approaches. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program and participate in the teaching mission of the Department for medical, dental, and graduate students. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The Department of Physiology at UCLA has a strong tradition of excellence in biophysics, membrane transport, neuroscience, cardiovascular research, and structural biology and has made many major discoveries in these areas. For more information about the department, please visit our website: As a highly collegial and collaborative environment, UCLA School of Medicine has established six broad research themes to foster further collaborations and industry interactions ( Competitive start-up packages are available, along with lab and personal relocation allowances.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statement of research interests and career goals, description of teaching experience, statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion; and contact information for three references to . Applications will be accepted between September 2 and November 3, 2019. Letters will be requested only for applicants who advance to the next stage of consideration, and on-campus interviews will take place on February 10-11, 2020.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - As a part of your cover letter, please indicate how you first learned about this open faculty position (e.g. Science Careers, Naturejobs, Neurojobs, HERC, Academic Keys, AWIS, SACNAS, Physiology department website, UCLA Careers website, referral, etc.)

  • Statement of Research - Statement of Research Interests, Experiences & Career Goals
    3 pages maximum

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)