Director of Clinical Research University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF06109
The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine (DAPM) at the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) seeks a board-certified or board-eligible anesthesiologist to serve in a clinical research role, with an opportunity for a leadership position as Director of Clinical Research within the Department. The candidate may also be eligible for appointment as the Thomas Grove Endowed Chair.
Working with the Chair and the Vice Chair for Research, the Director will identify areas for new clinical research projects, developing and implementing strategies to increase the extent, impact and visibility of clinical research in the DAPM. The Director will work to increase the involvement of the DAPM in existing and future clinical trials and cohort studies across distinct types of clinical research (e.g. epidemiological, outcomes, health disparity, treatment and prevention) based on the DAPM expertise and strategic goals. The Director will build interdisciplinary teams to compete for federal and private funding for clinical research led by principal investigators in the DAPM. A key strategic goal is to support career development of clinician-scientists and trainees. The Director will report to the Vice Chair for Research.
Responsibilities include: o Regular review and oversight of clinical research projects o Coordination with national trials and cohort studies, including private and federally sponsored clinical research o Spearheading new multi-center studies with UCLA as a lead partner o Cultivation of UCLA's national reputation in anesthesiology clinical research o Active participation in recruitment of faculty leading clinical research in core DAPM areas o Support of publication and dissemination of clinical research from the DAPM o Coordination with other clinical research studies across DGSOM departments o Communication and coordination with IRB o Fostering a clinical research program among junior faculty and facilitating mentorship of career development
Applicants should have MD or MD/PhD degree and show strong evidence of a commitment to independent clinical research excellence. The ideal candidate will have a track record of funding, high publication output, and mentoring of trainees and faculty. To apply please submit a CV, cover letter, and research statement that describes your vision for the future of clinical research in the DAPM. The Department is particularly welcoming of candidates with research interests that align with the University's commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, and excellence.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmation 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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
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, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.