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Tenure Track Assistant / Associate Professor - Department of Physiology

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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.

We are especially interested in candidates studying fundamental mechanisms of physiological processes in neuroscience and the cardiovascular system; however, we will consider applicants in all areas of modern physiology. The Department of Physiology at UCLA has a strong tradition of excellence in molecular biophysics, neuroscience, cardiovascular research, and structural biology in a highly collaborative environment. For more information about the department, please visit our website:

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. Excellent 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 diversity (optional), and contact information for three references to Applications will be accepted between September 1 and November 1, 2017. Letters will be requested only for applicants who advance to the next stage of consideration, and on-campus interviews will take place February 1-2, 2018.

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.

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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 Interests, Experiences & Career Goals - 3 pages maximum

  • Statement of Teaching Experience

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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