University of California Riverside School of Medicine — Biomedical Sciences Tenure Track/Tenured Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Biomedical Sciences Tenure Track/Tenured Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in UCR School of Medicine

The Division of Biomedical Sciences and the Division of Clinical Sciences within the School of Medicine at the University of California Riverside are seeking to hire 1-3 new faculty members at the tenure track Assistant Professor, tenured Associate or Full Professor rank as single or joint appointments. We are looking for accomplished biomedical and clinical researchers with active research programs in addiction, cardiology/cardiovascular biology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, gerontology, pulmonology, rheumatology and infectious, metabolic or renal disease. Preference will be given to those individuals examining the molecular mechanisms of human disease who are committed to a collaborative approach to research, and who are expert in their specific disease models.

The successful candidates will have a primary appointment in the Division of Biomedical Sciences or the Division of Clinical Sciences Departments of Internal Medicine or Psychiatry. The School of Medicine at UCR is the sixth University of California Medical School and serves the rapidly growing and dynamic Inland Southern California region by training a much-needed physician workforce and catalyzing innovations in research, education, and health care delivery that will improve the health of medically underserved populations. Laboratory and office space will be in the Gold-LEED School of Medicine research building. Areas of research within the Division include cancer biology, diseases of ion transport, epithelial biology, endocrinology, pulmonology, integrative immunology, host-pathogen interactions, neurodegeneration and neurodevelopmental disorders. Particular strengths on the campus pertinent to this recruitment include genetics, epigenetics, genomics/bioinformatics, microRNAs, neuroscience, vector biology, bioengineering and nanotechnology, and synthetic and analytical chemistry. The School of Medicine has 5 research centers: BREATHE, Center for Healthy Communities, Center for Health Disparities Research, Center for Glial-Neuronal Interactions, Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine.

The Division of Biomedical Sciences sponsors an innovative Ph.D. program that integrates the core medical curriculum with biomedical graduate training and research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the medical curriculum and actively participate in the Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program. For clinical researchers, candidates who have completed a clinical fellowship in their respective specialties are preferred and their practice will be at UC Riverside School of Medicine affiliated hospitals in the Riverside, Palm Springs, and surrounding areas.

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. Applicants must hold a Ph.D., M.D., Pharm D., or equivalent degree and qualify for a tenure-track or tenured faculty appointment at the University of California. Candidates seeking joint clinical appointments must possess an M.D., or equivalent degree and be eligible to practice in the State of California. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible. Applicants must qualify for medical staff privileges at UCR Health and our affiliated hospitals. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. The appropriate rank at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate's qualifications and experience. After appointment, 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.

The University of California, Riverside is situated in an historic citrus growing area surrounded by mountain ranges. Riverside is about an hour away from ski slopes, surfing, or hiking in mountain or desert environments, and housing in the area is very affordable. The campus is also located in a prime position to take advantage of the other universities, research institutes, and biotech industries present in Southern California.


Initial review of applications will begin on April 24, 2020, and applicants will be considered until the positions are filled.

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.