BREATHE: Pulmonary Physiology, Assistant Professor
University of California, Riverside
February 13, 2018
Cluster hires to build a BREATHE group (Bridging Regional Ecology and Aerosolized Toxins to understand Health Effects): Pulmonary Physiology, Assistant Professor level.
The University of California at Riverside (UCR) is implementing a major expansion of our faculty and investing in state-of-the-art research facilities to support their work. This expansion will build critical mass in 34 vital and emerging fields of scholarship, foster truly cross-disciplinary work, and further diversify the faculty at one of America's most diverse research universities. We encourage applications from scholars committed to excellence and seeking to help define the research university for the next generation. For more information about our hiring initiative or to submit an application, please visit clusterhiring.ucr.edu or academicpersonnel.ucr.edu
This announcement aims to fill a position as part of the BREATHE research group (Bridging Regional Ecology and Aerosolized Toxins to understand Health Effects) in interdisciplinary areas bringing together research in air quality, pulmonary biology and health, and public policy. Growth in research areas associated with this cluster will complement the impending move of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to the UCR campus. The placement of the successful candidate may be in a department in the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS) in Biology or in the School of Medicine (SOM) in the Division of Biomedical Sciences or Division of Clinical Sciences. The candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program in one or more areas related to lung function, pulmonology, pulmonary physiology and health, as well as demonstrate an interest in building and working with interdisciplinary research teams. All candidates must have a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD in a relevant field and be strongly committed to both undergraduate and graduate or clinical teaching. Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests complement those of existing faculty in the School of Medicine, College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT), School of Public Policy, and the Center for Conservation Biology, and strengthen our initiative to develop an extramurally funded research center in air quality, health, and policy. Successful candidates must also have clear potential or demonstrated ability to work successfully with and benefit a diverse student body.
The position to be filled in the BREATHE cluster will be in the area of Mammalian Pulmonary Physiology at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach coursework and have expertise in the relevant areas. In addition, the candidate will play a central role in helping assemble the cohort of affiliated researchers across the campus. This announcement solicits applications for the following position:
Mammalian pulmonary physiology - research focus can be on, but is not limited to, lung physiology, including comparative, ecological or evolutionary approaches, exercise physiology, as well as clinical pulmonology and related topics such as infectious lung diseases, lung microbiome, chronic lung disease, asthma, or related diseases.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
To apply: Please send a full curriculum vitae, a description of proposed research, teaching philosophy and letters from three professional references. A statement addressing potential contribution to academic diversity must be included http://regents.universityofcalifornia.edu/governance/policies/4400.html ). Application materials for the Assistant Professor position should be submitted through https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00896 . Applications will be reviewed beginning April 10, 2018. The position will remain open until filled. Anticipated start date is September 1, 2018. Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and a clinical appointment is also possible.
Marisela Martinez UCR School of Medicine SOM Education Building 900 University Avenue Riverside, CA 92521
The University of California, Riverside is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a campus climate that embraces diversity.
Internal Number: JPF00896
About University of California, Riverside
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.