Los Angeles, California
May 04, 2017
Position Type
The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is recruiting a Tenured Professor to serve as the Division Chief who shall provide leadership in endocrinology education, research, and clinical programs. The search will focus on identifying an accomplished translational scientist in endocrinology. In addition to a strong track record of federal research funding, this individual should have demonstrated success in developing and leading multidisciplinary groups for training, research, and clinical practice. The faculty position is a state-supported, tenured professorship with a guaranteed salary base, outstanding fringe benefits, and start-up funds to be determined based on need. The successful candidate will have a primary appointment and research space in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Applicants must have a MD degree and board certification in endocrinology. Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in an academic tertiary medical center. Emphasis will be placed on the applicant's record of leadership, teaching, research, clinical accomplishment, and creativity, as well as on the promise of continuing success, and a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty and graduate student population. The Division's exceptional clinical, research, and training programs work together to provide world-class treatment of endocrine disorders. The Division is home to approximately 40 faculty physicians and scientists with experts in a variety of subspecialties of endocrinology. The fellowship program focuses on training future leaders in the field of endocrinology. Candidates should submit applications electronically. In order to apply, candidates are directed to the website: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02857 for the position under the heading Division Chief for UCLA Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and upload the following required materials: 1) a description of research plans and divisional goals; 2) full curriculum vitae; and 3) a list of 3-5 references. 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.