Preclinical Imaging Director, Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF04882 Recruitment Period Open date: August 13th, 2019 Next review date: Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) 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.
The Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging at UCLA is recruiting an assistant professor in the adjunct series to fill the position of the Director of the Crump Preclinical Imaging Technology Center. This academic appointment is in the Department of Molecular & Medical Pharmacology (https://www.pharmacology.ucla.edu).
Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent with experience in molecular imaging applications. Experience with in vivo preclinical imaging using radionuclides, optical and x-ray imaging technologies with emphasis in quantitative data analysis, as well as strong familiarity with preclinical models and animal welfare and handling will be considered as an advantage. Candidates should have a record of scholarly publication, two years of postdoctoral experience, and the desire to integrate with team efforts to develop new generations of molecular imaging technologies. This position is at the interface between new technologies developed at the Crump Institute or elsewhere and independent biomedical investigators at UCLA, who benefit from access to these technologies. The candidate will also be expected to help the development and refinement of new preclinical imaging technologies and applications.
The Crump Institute is a science and technology center that focuses on integrating molecular imaging, chemistry and biochemistry with cancer biology, systems biology and engineering, toward the definition, detection, and monitoring of disease states and therapeutic interventions. The Institute includes faculty in the areas of molecular imaging, biology, chemistry, biochemistry, microfluidics and systems biology. As part of the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and the UCLA Center for Health Sciences, the Crump Institute is a collaborative environment immersed in a continuum from basic science to translational research through its relationships with basic & clinical departments, as well as its partnership with the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.
The Crump Institute is located in a 188,000 square foot building within the California NanoSystems Institute, joining faculty and students from engineering, mathematical, physical, biological and medical sciences with a large array of high technology centers in computation, nanotechnology fabrication, molecular screening, and imaging instrumentation from single molecules to mouse. (https://www.crump.ucla.edu)
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research goals, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted to UC Recruit. The position will be open until filled.
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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.
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.