Tenured (Associate or Full Professor) Position for Endowed Chair in Urology Tissue Engineering

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The departments of urology and biomedical engineering at UC Irvine are seeking applicants for the Jerry D. Choate Presidential Endowed Chair in Urology Tissue Engineering. This is a tenured (associate or full professor) faculty position with split appointments in the School of Medicine in UC Irvine’s Henry and Susan Samueli College of Health Sciences and in the Samueli School of Engineering. Candidates are expected to be accomplished researchers interested in creating a program that will be centered on urological tissue engineering for the purpose of reconstruction or regeneration to include urethral tissue engineering. They also must be able to contribute to the teaching and service missions of both departments. The chair holder will be provided with state-of-the-art research facilities both at UCI Medical Center in Orange and on the main campus in Irvine, where there are many opportunities for collaborative and translational projects to be developed. The successful candidate is expected to have a multidisciplinary, transformative impact on the field of tissue engineering and the field of urology. Applicants must have an M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. in related fields.

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a concise statement of research and a teaching statement. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion must also be included in the application materials. Applicants should arrange for a minimum of three letters of recommendation to be submitted on their behalf. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting materials should be received by May 1, 2018.  Apply online at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04465

UCI, established in 1965, is ranked among the nation’s best research institutes and is a recipient of the Clinical and Translational Science Award from the NIH. Research facilities include the Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Center, the first California Institute of Regenerative Medicine to be completed in the state of California, as well as a large animal facility in the department of urology. The list of the top 50 NIH-funded universities in the U.S. includes UCI with over $400M in yearly funding. Exceptional programs in faculty housing within walking distance from campus are offered to all incoming faculty members. In addition, Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest ranked public school systems in the nation. 

The University of California, Irvine 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, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.