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Assistant Project Scientist - Acute Care/Trauma

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 14th, 2018
Last review date: June 14th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2019
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.

Description

The University of California, Davis, Department of Surgery

Assistant Project Scientist

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis Health located in Sacramento, California, seeks to hire a full time Assistant Project Scientist in the Division of Trauma. The Division of Trauma functions as a level 1 Trauma Center and cares for the vast majority of victims admitted to the medical center and it coordinates the care of surgical subspecialists in addition to providing primary injury management.

The selected candidate will contribute to the development of an active research program investigating topics relevant to the research area of traumatic brain injury and burn injury. Expected responsibilities include: histologic analysis of the tissues from a porcine combined model of traumatic brain injury and burn, develop and maintain research databases for studies on the role of a hospital based violence intervention program and how it impacts violence-related trauma recidivism at the individual and community level; supervising students and technicians regarding technical aspects of the research; overseeing matters of animal husbandry, laboratory finance and training, assist in writing grant proposals and preparing reports for funding agencies, determining research goals, and publishing research in peer-reviewed journals in collaboration with Principal Investigator.

Basic Qualifications:
Qualified candidates must possess a PhD degree in Cell and Developmental Biology or a closely related field, and be able to demonstrate a minimum of five years of postdoctoral research experience. All candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

Preferred qualifications include experience in research of the mechanisms of end organ microvascular thrombosis and inflammation.

For full consideration applications must be received by June 14, 2018
However, the position will remain open to accept applications until filled or through June 30, 2019.

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01939 by uploading a letter of Interest outlining research, educational and administrative experience; curriculum vitae with bibliography; and the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Ian E. Brown, MD at: surgery.jobs@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, and individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

Job location

Sacramento, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/surgery/

Requirements

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

  • Letter of Interest outlining research experience (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/index.html for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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