Adjunct Assistant Professor University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05039 Recruitment Period Open October 8th, 2019 through Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
The Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking experienced candidates for a full-time faculty appointment as an Adjunct Assistant Professor.
Responsibilities for this position include performing basic laboratory research under the direction of Dr. Timothy Donahue; training postdoctoral fellows, residents, and students in laboratory techniques; mentoring trainees on research projects; and grant writing. The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree, have completed a postdoctoral fellowship in cancer biology or pharmacology, and have had experience as a senior level researcher in a basic laboratory.
The ideal candidate will have experiences in molecular cloning, complex cell culture models of pancreatic cancer, biochemical analyses, high throughput screening analyses, metabolomics analyses, CRISPR gene knockout technology, inducible gene expression and shRNA knockdown systems, animal models of orthotopic and metastatic pancreatic cancer, and non-invasive whole animal imaging procedures, with a track record of peer-reviewed research publications and research funding. Additional experiences in tumor microenvironment, interferon signaling, MAPK kinase signaling, autophagy, and nucleotide metabolism are highly desirable.
The UCLA Department of Surgery is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from a diverse background and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students. The Department is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff and student body as it responds to the changing population and education needs of California and the nation.
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.
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.
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.