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Associate or Full Professor (Ladder Rank/In-Residence) Emergency Medicine

UC San Diego
United States, California, San Diego
January 10, 2024

Application Window

Open date: January 18, 2023

Most recent review date: Thursday, Nov 2, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Jan 18, 2024 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.

Position description

The Department of Emergency Medicine (http://emergencymed.ucsd.edu) at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications from outstanding candidates for a Ladder Rank appointment for a research faculty position with the UCSD School of Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine.

The Department currently operates two Emergency Departments with a combined census of 70,000 patients annually (level 1 trauma center and academic medical center), with a four-year EM residency program (11 residents/year), teaching programs for 1st through 4th year medical students, and robust fellowship programs in Toxicology, Hyperbarics, EMS, Clinical Informatics, Ultrasound, Pediatric EM and Clinical Research. The Department provides excellent opportunities for clinical service, teaching, and research at one of the nation's top-ranked Medical Schools. In addition, the Department has strong inter-departmental collaborations across campus with the Division of Geriatrics, Jacobs School of Engineering, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, and School of Public Health.

The UCSD Department of Emergency Medicine is one of the most academically productive Departments in the specialty in the country with extramural funding from the NIH, NSF, HRSA, RWJF, State of California, DOJ, ACEP-EMF, and Gary and Mary West Health organization focused on research, clinical innovation, and health policy initiatives.

The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching and conducting research in emergency medicine and will also be able to build on their academic research career at UCSD with the potential for additional collaborations with other Departments in the School of Medicine, as well as across campus with the UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering, and Wertheim School of Public Health.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate's background and experience. Series will include 50% Ladder Rank / 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding or 100% Ladder Rank.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

Ladder Rank Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-220.pdf

In-Residence Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-270.pdf

Salary is commensurate with the candidate's experience and background and based on University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded.

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table(s) for the salary range. As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf

Department: http://emergencymed.ucsd.edu

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have a MD, DO, or equivalent, PhD or other advanced degrees in health related fields.

Candidates with a MD and DO must be Board eligible/certified in Emergency Medicine.

Candidates with a MD and DO must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the California Medical Board.

Application Requirements
Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Authorization to Release Form - Applicants must complete, sign and upload this form. See Institutional Reference Check (https://aps.ucsd.edu/recruitment/applicant_resources/index.html) for more information.

  • COVID-19 Impact Statement - We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light.


  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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Help contact: mheflin@ucsd.edu

About UC San Diego

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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