Division of General Pediatrics - Assistant or Associate Adjunct Professor
University of California, Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: 2568343
Division of General Pediatrics - Assistant or Associate Adjunct Professor University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF07005
The Department of Pediatrics and Mattel Children's Hospital of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA seeks a PhD faculty member at an Assistant Adjunct, or Associate Adjunct level to join the Division of General Pediatrics (rank commensurate with academic qualifications.) Applicants must have completed a post doctorate fellowship. We are seeking a candidate with skills in pediatric health services research. Our current research team focus is on structural and social determinants of health, health care, and cross-sector service delivery for marginalized children, families, and communities to improve children's health outcomes and promote racial and health equity. Someone with interests and skills in this area is encouraged to apply. Responsibilities would include teaching of medical student, residents, and fellows on elective rotation and those choosing research opportunities on research methodology and design or topics relevant to your expertise. Community engagement and advocacy are encouraged. The incumbent will be expected to engage in research and creative work and be given up to 3 years of financial support. Research and creative work is expected to include both projects led by the candidate and collaborative team research activities and projects with other UCLA faculty. For those applying, having an active K-award or R-series grant is preferable.
The David Geffen School of Medicine provides ample opportunities for professional development as well as education and research. The DGSOM has recently redesigned the medical student curriculum such that there are new roles for educators taking students for longitudinal teaching in both clinical and research settings. The Department of Pediatrics has over 30 Divisions and Programs. The Department is the home of the Children's Discovery & Innovation (CDI) Institute, which promotes research and training activities related to improving children's health and health care, spanning from discoveries in basic science, through translation to clinical care, and implementation in community practice. A unique feature of UCLA is the presence of the Center for the Health Sciences (CHS) complex that includes the UCLA Medical Center, School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, School of Nursing, School of Public Health, and California NanoSystems Institute, all on the same campus as the Division of Life Sciences and 7 other professional schools. UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital is consistently ranked as one of the best children's hospitals in the nation by the US News & World Report. Annually Mattel Children's Hospital serves more than 6,000 inpatients and 40,000 outpatients of diverse racial/ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
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, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.