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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, Phoenix Children's Research Institute (MD, PhD, MD/PhD)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724

Posting Number: req19696

Department: COM Phx Child Health

Location: Greater Phoenix Area

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix has
established the Phoenix Children's Research Institute that will complement and
support growing clinical programs of distinction at Phoenix Children's. We
seek an experienced, accomplished and innovative independent investigator
with MD, MD/PhD or PhD degrees whose research interests are focused in a
field that relates to the health of children and adolescents. The
investigator will be expected to build a comprehensive, multi-investigator,
interdisciplinary team. A strong track record of
publishing peer-reviewed, high impact articles in PubMed-indexed journals is
required. The candidate will be required to submit intramural and extramural
research grant proposals in the area of their proposed research program.
Finally, the candidate will be expected to participate in the educational,
training and service missions of the Department and College.

Research laboratories are housed in new, state-of-the-art
facilities with core services. The investigator will be expected to perform,
develop and direct the research activities of the Institute, fostering
collaboration with faculty across the College, Phoenix Children's and the University.
Applicants will have an outstanding track record in scholarship and ongoing and
previous extramural funding records as a principal investigator. Professorial
appointment will be at the associate or professor rank. Options for tenure-track
appointment are available for the appropriate applicant. 

In addition to recruiting new investigators, the Institute
will draw from investigators in the various departments of the College and clinical
affiliates. The successful candidate will promote collaborative research
programs within the colleges in Phoenix, as well as with other research
programs in Tucson. Additional opportunities for collaboration include the Translational
Cardiovascular Research Center, Norton Thoracic Institute and Barrow
Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Center
for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine, Translational Genomics Research
Institute and Arizona State University.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix
anchors the 28-acre Phoenix Bioscience Core (PBC) in the heart of the Valley
of the Sun. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplary
physicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitive
scholars. The PBC campus embodies the University's priorities of engagement,
partnership, innovation, and synergy in its world-class academic and research
initiatives, with clinical facilities throughout Greater Phoenix.

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 retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our
innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the
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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain an extensively federally-funded and internationally-competitive research program.
  • Publish research findings in leading journals.
  • Develop collaborations with pertinent faculty within the college and partner institutions.
  • Contribute to the teaching and service missions of the college.
  • Engage in external academic and professional activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Have an MD, PhD or MD/PhD
    degree or the equivalent.
  • Be eligible for a University of
    Arizona academic appointment at the assistant professor level or higher.
  • Be eligible for employment with
    Phoenix Children's.
  • Have an outstanding track
    record in scholarship and sustained extramural funding as a principal investigator
    and demonstrated success in program
    development and mentoring.

Rank: Professor

Tenure Information

Tenure-Eligible (TE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: To be Determined

Number of Hours Worked per Week: Varies

Job FTE: 0.50 - 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: AAMC MD Public Schools for Specialty

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: 2

Contact Information for Candidates

College of Medicine-Phoenix, Office of Human Resources

Open Until Filled: Yes

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

Special Instructions to Applicant

Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.

Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).

Faculty selected for this opportunity will be required to obtain faculty status. The application process will include obtaining letters of recommendation and review by the appropriate department- and college-level committees.

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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