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Emergency Medicine Research Faculty

Position overview

Position title: Emergency Medicine Research Faculty

Application Window

Open date: February 25th, 2022

Next review date: Thursday, Sep 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Dec 31, 2022 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 Department of Emergency Medicine at UCLA is seeking applicants to join our full-time faculty in the next academic year. The position will be based at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, associated with Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center (RRMC) and Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center (SMMC). RRMC is an academic medical center on the main UCLA campus in Westwood, 520 bed, level 1 trauma center, with 52,000 annual ED visits, and consistently rated as one of the top hospitals in the U.S. SMMC is an academic-affiliated community hospital with 50,000 annual ED visits. All faculty share responsibilities for patient care and teaching our residents and UCLA medical students. Founded in 1978, our four-year EM residency program has 15 residents per year. We offer fellowships in research, ultrasound, administration, health equity, and medical education.

The Department is seeking candidates with the potential for being outstanding in the above noted requirements, in clinical work, in research, in teaching, and in having a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, staff, and trainees. The Department encourages candidates to apply who have experience in and who have demonstrated commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds and to improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students through teaching and mentoring activities.

We offer faculty opportunities for physician scientists in Health Services Research, as well as clinical trials in Emergency and Critical Care. Research faculty will be supported by protected time, research staff, and mentorship. There are opportunities for external funding, significant participation in national networks (SIREN, PETAL, EMERGEncy ID NET), and working with researchers and fellows across disciplines.

We seek candidates at any Professorial level. Fellowship training and advanced degree preferred. Candidates must be Emergency Medicine residency trained, ABEM certified, eligible for California medical licensure, and qualified for faculty appointment in the UCLA School of Medicine.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Research faculty applicants should demonstrate a commitment to all aspects of scholarly inquiry, including publications in peer-reviewed journals, presentations at national meetings, pursuit of grant funding, and advanced research training.

To be considered applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:
· MD or DO degree
· Successful completion of Emergency Medicine residency training in an ACGME or ACOGME accredited program
· Current ABEM or ABOEM certification
· A current unrestricted medical license in the United States

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s 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
  • 0-5 required (contact information only)

Search committee will contact references for final candidates

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Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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 & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA