The David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) is searching for tenure-track faculty to join the Department of Computational Medicine. The successful candidate will enjoy a richly collaborative working environment and possible joint appointment with clinical departments in the DGSOM, the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (HSSEAS), the UCLA Division of Life Sciences, or the Departments of Biostatistics or Epidemiology in the Fielding School of Public Health (FSPH). We are seeking candidates with strong research programs in the quantitative biomedical sciences, with emphasis on the development and use of novel mathematical models and computational methods.
The DGSOM and HSSEAS have invested in Computational Medicine to lead the transformation of biomedical sciences by leveraging recent advances in the mathematical, computational, and data sciences. The recently established Institute for Precision Health in the DGSOM provides unique opportunities to build upon successful collaborations between these two schools and encourage new ones. UCLA plans to hire multiple faculty over the next few years with diverse research interests in applications across biology, medicine and public health.
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. or equivalent degree in any relevant computational discipline (quantitative biomedical sciences or related fields), and provide potential for scholarly impact through publications, excellence in teaching, and strong oral and written communication skills. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Faculty appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.
The posted UC salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/index.html) set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5 at scale 3. The salary range for this position is $112,500 – $297,200. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-670.pdf), which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three references, research statement, teaching statement, and statement of contributions to equity and diversity inclusion via UC Recruit (https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08913). Please forward any questions to Sriram Sankararaman, Chair of the Computational Medicine Faculty Search Committee.
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