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Assistant/Associate Professor, Dermatology (T/TE)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724

Posting Number: req14519

Department: Medicine

Medical Sub-Speciality: Dermatology

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, with an expected joint appointment with the Department of Immunobiology. We are particularly interested in candidates who have clinical and research experience in immunobiology of the skin and its relationship to inflammatory skin disorders. The candidate will contribute to the research and educational activities in both departments, with their primary academic clinical home in Dermatology. We anticipate that the successful candidate will devote 75-80% time to academic/research responsibilities and the remainder to clinical responsibilities. Individuals whose research advances the understanding of roles of signaling pathways in immune responses, carcinogenesis and pigmentation, interactions between immune cells and the cutaneous microenvironment, or anti-inflammatory agents are strongly encouraged to apply.

With fourteen core faculty, and nine residents, the Division of Dermatology is a comprehensive academic clinical division with established community partnerships in a wide variety of areas. Building on an established partnership with Banner Health, the fourth largest non-profit healthcare system in the U.S., the Division is well-positioned to expand its range of clinical services to include inflammatory disorders of the skin. The incumbent will work collaboratively with the leaders of the College and Banner - University Medicine to further the tripartite mission of achieving excellence in clinical care, education, and individual and team-based research to position the department for continued growth through innovation. With seventeen core faculty and over eighty trainees and staff, the Department of Immunobiology is renowned for its programs studying the host: microbe interactions and their impact upon health and diseases, autoimmune diseases and cancer immunity and immunotherapy.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson anchors the University of Arizona Health Sciences campus. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitive scholars. We embrace professionalism, innovation, and collaboration to optimize health and health care for all.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop
    and maintain a NIH funded research program focused on the immunological
    basis of skin diseases.
  • Produce
    strong-peer-reviewed publications.
  • Provide
    instruction in professional, graduate, and undergraduate degree
  • Lead
    or contribute to "team science" based interdisciplinary
    research grants/projects.
  • Provide Dermatological clinical inpatient/outpatient services.
  • Provide original research, publications and related sponsored research activities.
  • Provide teaching service to students, residents and/or fellows as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated commitment to patient care, reflecting a service-oriented, team-based philosophy with hospital administration and health professional colleagues from all disciplines, departments, and specialties.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD
    or MD/PHD
  • Board
    certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine/Medical
    Subspecialties and eligible for unrestricted medical licensure in the
    State of Arizona.
  • Demonstrated
    track record of distinction in teaching, clinical care, and/or research
    in an academic department of medicine or equivalent environment.
  • Successful
    track record of working with trainees and students.
  • If
    the individual selected for employment does NOT currently hold
    a faculty title with The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson, they will be required to obtain faculty status. This will include
    obtaining letters of recommendation and review by the appropriate
    College review committee.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the development and successful implementation of new academic (educational, patient care, research) programs and services.
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership in major subspecialty division/section at a (NIH funded) department of internal medicine.
  • Established and continuing independent NIH-funded sponsored research portfolio and/or evidence of scientific research including peer-reviewed articles and extramural funding.
  • Clinical and research experience in immunobiology of the skin and its relationship to inflammatory skin disorders.
  • Research that advances the understanding of roles of signaling pathways in immune responses, carcinogenesis and pigmentation, interactions between immune cells and the cutaneous microenvironment, or anti-inflammatory agents.

Rank: To be Determined

Tenure Information

Tenure Track (T/TE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Heather Hendrych |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

If invited for an interview, please provide three professional references.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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