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Tenure-Track Faculty Position – Chronic Diseases

Tenure-Track Faculty Position – Health Services

Tenure-Track Faculty Position – Vulnerable Populations

Post-Doc Position

 

Tenure-Track Faculty Position – Chronic Diseases

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for one full-time, open-rank tenure track faculty position. Candidates should be nurse scientists who have, or demonstrate exceptional promise for development of a focused research program relevant to non-communicable chronic disease; for example, cardiovascular, cancer, respiratory disease or diabetes and must meet the academic and scholarly credentials to qualify for a tenured appointment at UCLA, including an earned doctorate, a defined program of research, and evidence of teaching and service excellence. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017.

UCLA is located in Westwood Village, one of the most beautiful urban areas of Los Angeles. UCLA is recognized as one of the leading universities in the US. The UCLA School of Nursing, ranked among the top schools of nursing nationally, has a strong commitment to diversity and is home to the most diverse student body on campus. The School of Nursing is proud of its long-standing focus on care for the underserved and maintains a nurse-managed practice for care of the homeless at the Health Center of the Union Rescue Mission. As part of the UCLA Center for Health Sciences, the School of Nursing is affiliated with the highly acclaimed Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Hospital, rated # 3 in US News and World Reports Best Hospital’s honor roll. The School of Nursing offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees.

The school has a NIH-funded T32 supporting pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training in Vulnerable Populations/Health Disparities, and provides post-doctoral opportunities in the interdisciplinary National Clinical Scholars Program http://clinicianscholars.med.ucla.edu

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

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, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy. Requests for information should be sent to the chair of the search committee, Professor Karen Gylys (kgylys@sonnet.ucla.edu). Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02409.

The position will remain open until filled, but complete applications are encouraged by September 16, 2016.


Tenure-Track Faculty Position – Health Services

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for one full-time, open-rank tenure track faculty position. Candidates should be nurse scientists who have, or demonstrate exceptional promise for development of a focused research program relevant to health services or health care policy/leadership and must meet the academic and scholarly credentials to qualify for a tenured appointment at UCLA, including an earned doctorate, a defined program of research, and evidence of teaching and service excellence. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017.

UCLA is located in Westwood Village, one of the most beautiful urban areas of Los Angeles. UCLA is recognized as one of the leading universities in the US. The UCLA School of Nursing, ranked among the top schools of nursing nationally, has a strong commitment to diversity and is home to the most diverse student body on campus. The School of Nursing is proud of its long-standing focus on care for the underserved and maintains a nurse-managed practice for care of the homeless at the Health Center of the Union Rescue Mission. As part of the UCLA Center for Health Sciences, the School of Nursing is affiliated with the highly acclaimed Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Hospital, rated # 3 in US News and World Reports Best Hospital’s honor roll. The School of Nursing offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees.

The school has a NIH-funded T32 supporting pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training in Vulnerable Populations/Health Disparities, and provides post-doctoral opportunities in the interdisciplinary National Clinical Scholars Program http://clinicianscholars.med.ucla.edu

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

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, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy. Requests for information should be sent to the chair of the search committee, Professor Karen Gylys (kgylys@sonnet.ucla.edu). Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02410.

The position will remain open until filled, but complete applications are encouraged by September 16, 2016.


Tenure-Track Faculty Position – Vulnerable Populations

The School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for one full-time, open-rank tenure track faculty position. Candidates should be nurse scientists who have, or demonstrate exceptional promise for development of a focused research program relevant to vulnerable populations; for example HIV, underserved populations, aging and neuro-degeneration and must meet the academic and scholarly credentials to qualify for a tenured appointment at UCLA, including an earned doctorate, a defined program of research, and evidence of teaching and service excellence. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience. The tentative start date is July 1, 2017.

UCLA is located in Westwood Village, one of the most beautiful urban areas of Los Angeles. UCLA is recognized as one of the leading universities in the US. The UCLA School of Nursing, ranked among the top schools of nursing nationally, has a strong commitment to diversity and is home to the most diverse student body on campus. The School of Nursing is proud of its long-standing focus on care for the underserved and maintains a nurse-managed practice for care of the homeless at the Health Center of the Union Rescue Mission. As part of the UCLA Center for Health Sciences, the School of Nursing is affiliated with the highly acclaimed Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Hospital, rated # 3 in US News and World Reports Best Hospital’s honor roll. The School of Nursing offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees.

The school has a NIH-funded T32 supporting pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training in Vulnerable Populations/Health Disparities, and provides post-doctoral opportunities in the interdisciplinary National Clinical Scholars Program http://clinicianscholars.med.ucla.edu

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

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, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy. Requests for information should be sent to the chair of the search committee, Professor Karen Gylys (kgylys@sonnet.ucla.edu). Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02408.

The position will remain open until filled, but complete applications are encouraged by September 16, 2016.

 

Post-Doc

 QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

– A Ph.D. degree in Statistical genetics, Genetic Epidemiology, Biostatistics or related fields

– Experience with genome-wide association and pathways analyses

– Excellent programming skills in R

– Excellent skills in SAS or SPSS

– Experience with filemaker

– Experience with drafting high-quality manuscripts

– Fluent in spoken and written English

The team focuses on identifying genetic determinants of drug response in mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The successful candidate will perform candidate-gene analyses, genetic risk score analyses and large-scale meta-analyses. He/she will work on already collected data, which include clinical outcome measures data of cognitive and executive functions, GWAS and medications data. The phenotypes of interest include mostly drug response assessed by longitudinal changes in cognitive function, progression from MCI to dementia and other quantitative endophenotypes of Alzheimer’s disease.

This work will be conducted under the supervision of Dr. Sophie Sokolow

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

To apply please send: a cover letter with your reasons for applying, your skills and interests; your CV; and contact information of at least three referees to pharmacology@sonnet.ucla.edu