Assistant/Associate Professor, Dermatology (T/TE)
Posting Number: req14519
Medical Sub-Speciality: Dermatology
Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences
Address: 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724 USA
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.
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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
and maintain a NIH funded research program focused on the immunological
basis of skin diseases.
instruction in professional, graduate, and undergraduate degree
or contribute to "team science" based interdisciplinary
- 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.
certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine/Medical
Subspecialties and eligible for unrestricted medical licensure in the
State of Arizona.
track record of distinction in teaching, clinical care, and/or research
in an academic department of medicine or equivalent environment.
track record of working with trainees and students.
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.
- 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 Track (T/TE)
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 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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