Tenured-track/tenured Faculty Position in Computational Toxicology
Position overviewPosition title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Open date: January 5, 2023
Most recent review date: Monday, May 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Saturday, Jul 1, 2023 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.
The UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health (FSPH) in collaboration with the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) invites applicants for a faculty position supported by the UCLA Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH; https://coeh.ph.ucla.edu). The ULCA COEH, which is housed in the FPSH Department of Environmental Health Sciences, is a state-funded center that brings together interdisciplinary faculty and students to address occupational and environmental health issues through research, teaching and training. The faculty position will be housed in either FSPH or DGSOM, depending on the candidate’s experience, qualifications, and resource needs. The position is a state-supported, tenure-track/tenured professorship with an academic year salary base, outstanding benefits, and start-up funds. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in toxicology, or environmental and occupational health, or a closely related field, and will be expected to establish an internationally recognized, extramurally-funded research program. In addition, the candidate will teach graduate courses in toxicology, mentor and train graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, and will have the opportunity to teach at the undergraduate level. The applicant’s research should use computational and data science approaches alone or in combination with laboratory-based research to understand the effects of environmental stressors, including chemical, physical and /or biological agents, on human health. The relationships between the health impacts of these stressors and climate change is an area of particular interest. Research addressing diseases encompassed within one or more of the six unified research themes of the DGSOM (Cancer; Cardiovascular; Immune, Inflammation, Infection and Transplantation; Metabolism; Neuroscience; Regenerative Medicine; see https://medschool.ucla.edu/unified-research-themes) are of particular interest, as is research that centers and advances health equity and translational social science.
UCLA is California’s largest university, with an enrollment of nearly 44,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and was named the best public university in the United States for 2022 by US News & World Report. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented groups in the sciences.
All application materials must be submitted via UCLA Academic Recruit (https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08086). Full consideration applications should be complete by February 5, 2023. The position will remain open until filled. The earliest possible start date for this position is July 1, 2023. Salary will be determined based on the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Annual base salary will range from $70,900-$188,400.
Questions regarding the position should be sent to the chair of the search committee:
Dr. Oliver Hankinson via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
• Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in toxicology, or environmental and occupational health, or a closely related field
• Cover Letter addressed to Chair of the UCLA Computational Toxicology Search Committee
• Current Curriculum Vitae
• Statement of Research - Description of research accomplishments, and future research plans
• Up to 3 key papers exemplifying the applicant’s research accomplishments
• 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 EDI, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ .
• UCLA Reference Check Authorization Release form – complete and upload the reference check and authorization release form
• Contact information of three references is required. No letters of references are needed when you apply.
Application link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08086
Help contact: email@example.com
The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, bullying and other demeaning behavior, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment as well as a commitment to addressing all forms of academic misconduct, UCLA conducts targeted employment reference checks for finalists to whom departments or other hiring units would like to extend formal offers of appointment into Academic Senate faculty positions. The targeted employment reference checks involve contacting the finalists’ current and prior places of employment to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University’s Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UCLA requires all applicants for Academic Senate faculty positions to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into RECRUIT as part of their application. If the applicant does not include the signed authorization to release information with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete. As with any incomplete application, the application will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists (i.e., those to whom the department or other hiring unit would like to extend a formal offer) considered for Academic Senate faculty positions will be subject to targeted employment reference checks.
Ph.D. (or equivalent) in toxicology, or environmental and occupational health, or a closely related field
Cover Letter - Cover letter addressed to: Chair of the UCLA Computational Toxicology Search Committee
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research - Description of research accomplishments
Papers Exemplifying Research Accomplishments - Up to 3 key papers exemplifying the applicant’s research accomplishments.
Statement of Teaching
Current and Future Research Plans
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 EDI Statement FAQ document.
Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form
- 3 required (contact information only)
Contact information of three references is required. No letters of reference are needed when you apply.
Help contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (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.