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In-Residence Proteomics Researcher

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $120,200 - $227,700 . This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan.

Application Window

Open date: September 25, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Oct 30, 2023 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: Sunday, Dec 31, 2023 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 University of California (UC), Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine seeks to hire a full-time faculty member in the In-Residence series at the Full Professor rank in the field of Pathology, specializing in cancer research related to proteomics and genetic biomarkers. Faculty in this series are expected to engage in teaching, independent research and creative work, demonstrate professional competence and activity, and provide University and public service.

The successful candidate will lead the UC Davis Department of Pathology Proteomics Core Lab, a shared resource for the University of California, Davis clinicians and researchers. The candidate will lead a promising program of research studying biomarkers for intracellular signaling pathways in both cancers and infectious diseases. The candidate will work closely with other clinical informatics experts in the Department to harness the power of multiplexing systems and computational modeling in researching cell signaling pathways. The ideal researcher will have demonstrated ability to generate NIH and other grant applications in support of the lab’s research. They must be able to support and sustain their own salary via grants and/or contracts. Some salary support is possible from core lab revenue. Academic activity related to improving global health is highly desirable.

The candidate will have a proven record managing research lab operations and personnel including post-docs, grad students, junior specialists and volunteers. This candidate will have a demonstrated ability to define and lead research projects, and experience developing and writing advanced experimental protocols. This candidate will have a publication record eligible for appointment at the Professor rank in the In-Residence series. They will also be expected to prepare, organize and communicate research results through publication and presentations and will participate in appropriate professional societies and educational organizations, service to department, school and campus committees as well as foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment.

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The UC Davis School of Medicine is part of the UC Davis Health System, which is also comprised of the UC Davis Medical Center, the UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and the UC Davis Medical Group, an 800-member physician practice network. UCDHS has more than 10,000 faculty and staff and an annual budget of $1.6 billion; UC Davis is an established leader in the use of telecommunications and information technology to advance health. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the SOM among the top 50 medical schools in the nation.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• D.O., M.D., or Ph.D.

• An outstanding record of research creativity, independence, and productivity

• Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain extramurally funded research programs

• The ideal candidate will have teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level

• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively as a teacher

• We especially welcome applicants whose research, teaching, and community outreach demonstrably attest to their commitment to inclusion of under-represented and/or non-majority individuals into their respective area of specialization within their discipline.

Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

• Experience with mouse-model studies

• Experience in comparative pathology and veterinary pathology

• Ability to integrate clinical informatics and machine-learning into research analytics

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 6-8 letters of reference required

References must be from an academic institution at the Full Professor rank, with 3 Arm's Length (not a previous collaborator, mentor, etc.)

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Job location

Sacramento, CA