Faculty Clinical Pathologist/Clinical Chemist University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF06267
The UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) and UCLA Health is recruiting a full-time faculty Clinical Pathologist or Clinical Chemist (assistant to full professor) with the skills and interest to develop a strong academic career focused in clinical chemistry, diagnostic immunology and toxicology. Training and/or knowledge in informatics and/or experience with successful implementation of laboratory utilization projects is highly desirable. The successful candidate will have an M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree with certification or eligibility for certification by the American Board of Pathology (CP or AP/CP) or the American Board of Clinical Chemistry. Eligibility for licensure in the state of California is required.
We seek an outstanding laboratorian who will have a collaborative administrative and academic relationship with other faculty within the division of Laboratory Medicine. The candidate will be expected to have clinical laboratory service responsibilities in clinical chemistry and toxicology, and provide clinical consultation across UCLA Health, including for high complexity in-patient care at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Santa Monica UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital, and for more than 1 million ambulatory clinic patients. The UCLA laboratory operations encompass three laboratories, the largest of which is the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Core Laboratory, a busy, high-complexity laboratory whose services span all aspects of clinical chemistry, hematology, and coagulation. Responsibilities include provision of consultative services to physicians regarding test utilization and interpretation, active engagement in quality assurance activities including those related to accreditation, and strategic planning to ensure the health system laboratories are maintained as state of the art facilities. Duties will also include active participation in the educational mission of the department including the teaching of residents, fellows, and medical school students. This is an outstanding opportunity for a well-trained and highly motivated individual to assist with the direction and future growth in clinical chemistry. A demonstrated record of professional service and academic achievement through independent research and scholarly publications is a plus.
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/JPF06267 and submit 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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.