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• Project Scientist

A Project Scientist position is available at the UCLA Stein Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology to study and computationally model the biomechanics of the ocular motor system, including loading of the eye by the optic nerve. We are seeking a scientist with experience in biomechanical testing and finite element analysis of soft tissues, including the eye, optic nerve, and extraocular muscles and tissues. We are seeking an independent and motivated individual with excellent bioengineering, computational, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills (both verbal and written). Qualified candidates should have a PhD and at least two years post-doctoral fellowship experience in mechanical engineering, bioengineering or related field, as well as a strong ability to work in a multidisciplinary setting with basic scientists and clinicians.

Please submit your application via the University of California “RECRUIT” online application system. https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07138 

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• Faculty Position in Comprehensive Ophthalmology 2021-2022

POSITION OVERVIEW

Position title: Faculty in Ophthalmology

APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: August 27th, 2021

Last review date: Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Monday, Jan 31, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The UCLA Stein Eye Institute, Doheny Eye Centers-UCLA, and Department of Ophthalmology at the David Geffen School of Medicine invite applications for a faculty position with an emphasis on comprehensive ophthalmology at UCLA Health and affiliated sites. Applicants should be dedicated to teaching and exemplary patient care, professional activities, creative contributions to administrative, academic or research activities, and service to the University and to the profession. Subspecialty training is preferred. Candidates must be board certified and eligible for medical licensure in the State of California. Further, the Search Committee also seeks candidates committed to contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion and we welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and/or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Medical degree (M.D. or equivalent)
Postgraduate residency training in ophthalmology

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Research or Other Creative Activity (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 required (contact information only)

The Search Committee will seek evaluations from people qualified to evaluate training and professional competence.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06763

Help contact: [email protected]


 

CAMPUS INFORMATION

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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.

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