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Senior Faculty Position in Ocular Genetics

Position overview

Position title: Professor of Ophthalmology and Human Genetics

Application Window

Open date: May 12th, 2022

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

Final date: Friday, Jul 1, 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 UCLA Stein Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology invite applications for a tenured, full-time faculty position at the level of full professor to serve as director of the UCLA J. Bronwyn Bateman Center for Ocular Genetics. The successful candidate will be considered for the Rory Smith, M.D. Endowed Chair. We seek a clinician scientist with strong national or international reputation who is interested in significant medical and/or surgical activity, teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, research, and publication in professional and scientific journals. Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Further, the Search Committee also seeks candidates committed to contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion and we welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and/or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Applicants should have a medical degree (M.D. or equivalent), ophthalmology residency training, be board eligible in ophthalmology, and be eligible for medical licensure in California. Fellowship training in ocular genetics or equivalent is preferred. Expertise and experience in applying principles of human genetics to clinical and research problems is essential.

Candidates are required to submit application packets via the UC Recruit website. Your cover letter should be addressed to:

Stacy L. Pineles, M.D.
Chair of Search Committee

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Medical degree (M.D. or equivalent)

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. including complete bibliography and funding history

  • Statement of Research - indicating your past achievements and future trajectory

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

References will not be contacted without your express permission first.

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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