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Cardiovascular Metabolism

Los Angeles, California
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Nov 30, 2021

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Open Rank Faculty Position in Cardiovascular Metabolism
University of California Los Angeles


Requisition Number: JPF06879
We are seeking applicants for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) at UCLA in the area of cardiovascular metabolism. UCLA is distinguished by its world-class  environment for biomedical research, providing access to cutting-edge core
infrastructure and expertise. Faculty are part of a cross-departmental and cross-school research ecosystem that includes basic and clinical departments, as well as Unified Research Themes focused on metabolism and cardiovascular disease. UCLA faculty have an outstanding tradition of
accomplishments in the basic realms of molecular biology, gene regulation, metabolism and biophysics, in addition to translational studies in
atherosclerosis,lipid biology,metabolic syndrome,heart failure and arrhythmias.The DGSOM and the UCLA College of Life Sciences have also made institutional commitments to nanosystems research, human genetics, computational medicine and systems biology—resources that are available
to new faculty recruits.

The successful candidate must have a M.D. (or equivalent) and/or Ph.D. (or equivalent) and will have a strong track record of investigation and be
expected to develop an independently funded research program at the intersection between metabolism and cardiovascular development or disease. Potential areas of interest could include, but are not limited to, metabolic regulation of cardiac and vascular development, cardiac hypertrophy and injury,mitochondrial dysfunction heart failure,cardiovascular aging and atherosclerosis.The candidate will join one of the many outstanding clinical or basic science departments in the David Geffen School of Medicine such as Physiology, Medicine/Cardiology, Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry that closely align with the applicant's area of research. We are seeking candidates that possess the ability to work collaboratively with other scientists and hold the scholarly qualities required to mentor a diverse population of trainees.A generous start-up package and lab space in state-of-the-art research facilities will be available.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statement of research interests and career goals, description of teaching
experience, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three references to
Applications will be accepted between September 27 and November 30, 2021. Letters will be requested only for applicants who advance to the next
stage of consideration.Selected candidates will be invited to a research symposium at UCLAonJanuary 24,2022,where they will present their research and be available for interviews.

The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our
unswerving commitment to doing what is right, making things better, and being kind.These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one
another. Please read more about this important DGSOM program at

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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

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