Faculty position with responsibility in clinical informatics and laboratory medicine
University of California Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: 2649361
Faculty position with responsibility in clinical informatics and laboratory medicine University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF07075
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UCLA, Division of Laboratory Medicine, is searching for an outstanding Clinical Pathologist with the skills and interest to develop a strong career that focuses on the intersection between the clinical laboratory and informatics. The appointment would be at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Health Sciences Clinical Professor, commensurate with experience. This is an outstanding opportunity for a well-trained and highly motivated individual to assist with the direction and future growth of a robust laboratory informatics program.
The successful candidate will have a DO, MD or MD/PhD degree, demonstrated experience in clinical pathology and informatics, a record of academic achievement through independent research and scholarly publications, and certification or eligibility for certification in the appropriate subspecialty by the American Board of Pathology (CP or AP/CP). Eligibility for licensure in the state of California is required.
We seek an outstanding laboratorian who will have a collaborative administrative, clinical and academic relationship with other faculty within the division of Laboratory Medicine. The candidate will be expected to have clinical laboratory service responsibilities and utilize informatics to support various lab, Department, hospital and Health System initiatives and strategic goals. . The UCLA laboratory operations encompass three laboratories, including Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Core Laboratory, Santa Monica Hospital Core Laboratory and the Bruin University Reference Laboratory; these laboratories collectively are busy, high-complexity operations whose services span all aspects of clinical chemistry, hematology, coagulation, transfusion medicine, microbiology and toxicology. Duties will also include active participation in the educational mission of the department including the teaching of residents, fellows (including in Clinical Informatics), and medical school students. Creative contributions in clinical activities, educational activities or research projects is expected.
We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is an integral part of the vibrant UCLA clinical and research enterprise, and includes faculty members with distinction in Cancer Biology, Genomics, Hematopoiesis, Immunology/Inflammation, Metabolomics, and Stem Cell Biology/Regenerative Medicine (http://pathology.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=173).
Appointment will be at an academic rank commensurate with the successful applicant's record and accomplishments. Salary and benefits packages are competitive.
Interested candidates should apply online at (https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07075). Applicants should upload a curriculum vitae, a cover letter detailing experience and current and future interests, the names and contact information of three individuals who could provide letters of recommendation and a statement of contributions to diversity.
For more information, please contact Dr. Alyssa Ziman, Division Chief, Laboratory Medicine (email@example.com).
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.