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Assistant Professor In Residence

Recruitment Period

Open March 5th, 2014 through March 21st, 2014
If you apply to this recruitment by March 21st, 2014, you will have until April 15th, 2014 to complete your application.


The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine, is seeking to fill a faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in the In Residence series. The focus of this position is on researching the science of pain, sensory perception, neuro-imaging, experimental psychology, the mitigation of pain, and meditation and analgesia.

The In Residence title at the University of California is an Academic Senate title assigned to academically qualified individuals who engage in teaching, research, or other creative work, and University and public service to the same extend and at the same level of performance as those holding corresponding titles in the Professor series in the same department. Professor In Residence titles are intended to be used for individuals supported by non-State funds.

As an Assistant Professor In Residence, this faculty member will be responsible for independent research, collaborative research, teaching, and mentoring. Applicants must possess an MD or PhD in medicine, medical research, psychology, or a related discipline. There must be an established record of independent and collaborative research on the science of pain. There must be recent peer-reviewed publications and demonstrated experience in the design, conduct, and reporting of large-scale observational and/or experimental studies. Some of this experience must be at the leadership level. Applicants must have experience in obtaining grant funding, including preparation of successful proposals. Specific experience in research on pain, and thorough knowledge and application of advanced methods for observational and experimental research, are highly desirable.

The position is open to both clinicians and non-clinicians. Preference will be given to candidates with strong written and verbal communication abilities. Candidates must have demonstrated the ability to work cooperatively and collegially in a diverse environment.

This position may, at times, require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present

The University of California, Davis is one of the nation’s leading research universities and has commitments to excellence in teaching and public service. The Division of Pain Medicine is a multi-disciplinary program with extensive clinical care, teaching and research activities focused on the science of pain. The mission of the Division of Pain Medicine is to advance world-class pain care through; collaborative, multidisciplinary clinical care, exceptional training for the next generation of pain medicine specialists, educating primary care clinicians on pain medicine, innovative pain medicine research and integrative approaches, and compassionate public policy.

This position is, “Open until filled, but no later April 15, 2014. For full consideration all application materials should be received by March 15, 2014. Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
Statement of research and teaching interests
Representative publications (up to 6)
Name, title and contact information of five or more references
To apply, please visit https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/

Salary is commensurate with experience and based on the UCD School of Medicine Faculty Compensation Plan. For more information, please visit the UC Davis Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine website at http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/anesthesiology. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.




5-8 letters of reference required