Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor, College of Health Sciences, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor, College of Health Sciences, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

Posting Date: 04/30/2019


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Faculty Job Description – University of California Irvine

Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor, College of Health Sciences

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) College of Health Sciences and the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center seek applicants for two full-time, tenure-track or tenured positions. One at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor and one at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Both positions require expertise that enables a robust population science research agenda, and an outstanding record of research excellence as evidenced by the ability to obtain and sustain independent or collaborative extramural NCI or other NIH-type funding.

  • Cancer Epidemiology (JPF05259): This Associate or Full Professor will contribute to the growing Department of Epidemiology within the College of Health Sciences. Research excellence in population level research, including genomic and environmental contributions to cancer etiology or control, is
  • Cancer Control (JPF05212): This Assistant, Associate or Full Professor should have a demonstrated expertise in an area of cancer control and population sciences that will contribute to reducing cancer health disparities. This could include a focus on community interventions, outcomes, or bioinformatics/”big data”. A focus on disparity populations is strongly

The successful applicants will be expected to conduct collaborative and transdisciplinary research, maintain a strong publication record, and have expertise that fills existing gaps and enables a robust cancer control and population sciences research agenda. They will join the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Cancer Control Program and actively participate in intra- and inter-programmatic activities, including the Cancer Center’s Community Outreach & Engagement efforts. The successful applicant will also have evidence of excellent teaching and mentoring, and contribute to growing the research and teaching missions within the rapidly growing College of Health Sciences at UCI.

Essential qualifications include:

  • PhD, MD or equivalent with training in a population health-related field
  • A track record of peer-reviewed publications
  • Current peer-reviewed funding in cancer control (Associate and Full Professor)
  • Demonstrated success in translating scientific discovery into new research directions applicable to populations at risk for cancer
  • Knowledge/appreciation of the value of population health-related research and education and the

capability to help integrate research into the community and/or clinical enterprises

  • A collaborative style that fosters and supports teamwork and innovation

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. The UCI College of Health Science recognizes the value of diversity, inclusion and equity in its faculty, and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.

Qualified applicants must have the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues and communities, and to educate and mentor a diverse and talented student body.

Application Procedure: To apply, please log onto UCI’s recruitment site.

Cancer Epidemiology – https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF05259

Cancer Control – https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF05212

UCI is ranked among the top 10 public universities in the US, and is one of ten campuses of the highly regarded

University of California system. UCI combines the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI has also recently been ranked as one of the best employers for diversity in the nation.

With approximately 29,000 students, and 1,100 faculty members, the College of Health Sciences is comprised of the nationally-ranked School of Medicine, the new School of Nursing Science, the Program in Public Health, and the Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The UCI Medical Center offers a wealth of opportunities for research collaboration.

The UCI cancer center is one of 49 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States and the only comprehensive cancer center in Orange County, the 6th most populous county in America, with a catchment area of over 4 million people. Cancer Center members conduct transdisciplinary and transformative research spanning basic, translational, patient-oriented, clinical and community cancer research, and has provided practice-changing and paradigm-shifting advances in many cancer types, including breast, gynecologic, blood, brain, and gastrointestinal cancers.

UCI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual

orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected

categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender

equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

Job location

Irvine, CA

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Reference requirements

3-5 required (contact information only)



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Application Procedure: To apply, please log onto UCI’s recruitment site.

Cancer Epidemiology – https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF05259

Cancer Control – https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF05212



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