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UCSD Health Sciences

The Department provides a dynamic research and training environment committed to the use of complementary approaches to investigate the effects of chemical interventions on biological systems. We have a very highly esteemed, NIH-funded graduate training program in Pharmacology and contribute extensively to medical, pharmacy and biomedical sciences graduate student training. The department's educational and programmatic activities span multiple disciplines and actively encourage scientific discovery and collaboration. We are committed to academic excellence and strive to achieve diversity in training students and scholars, creating a robust environment with challenging career opportunities and a commitment to scholarly growth.

Only completed applications will be assured consideration. Interested applicants must electronically submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, reprints of up to five representative articles, and a personal statement that includes a summary of research plans and any teaching or training experience as well as their past and/or potential contributions to and leadership in promoting equity, inclusion and diversity at https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply. Please select the following recruitment: (none at this time). Candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference addressing research, teaching and professional service submitted at the above-mentioned URL.

How to Apply

The Department of Pharmacology will only accept applications via the secure Academic Personnel online job application system, APOL Recruit. The system allows applicants to apply for positions electronically, upload application materials as needed and check the status of their application. Inquiries for the hiring department or requests for general technical support may be emailed directly from the system. The system is relatively intuitive, but the following is a brief guide aimed at helping you navigate getting started.

The search committee urges applicants to review the complete section of “My Files” for information before starting the application process.

If you are a first-time applicant, you must set-up an “ApplicantID” in APOL Recruit: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/ (select Applicants from the three visible options) where you will establish your “ApplicantID” by creating a username and password. You will also be required to provide (1) contact information; (2) degree and employment information (please include your post-doc information here, e.g., where you did your postdoctoral work and with whom); and (3) your curriculum vitae (see below).

Note: If you are already registered with APOL Recruit, you do not need to re-register and may login using your user name and password.

Overview of APOL Recruit (https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/) Data Input Areas and Controls:
Once your initial information has been entered as an applicant, My Dashboard serves as your home base to enter and access the following data input areas:
My Information, My Files, My References and the Diversity Survey. My Dashboard also provides information about the status of your application and the position. A complete application must contain information in every one of the following specific data input areas:

  1. My Information
    Information provided in the CreateApplicantID step comprises the My Information file.
  2. My References
    This section lists the requirements for references and their status of submission.
  3. Diversity Survey
    Information on the gender and ethnicity of applicants is requested. This information is used only for statistical purposes to meet federal requirements. Departmental personnel and selection committee never have access to these data and the information is not considered in the review and assessment of applications.
  4. My Files (Files you are expected to upload)
    This section lists all the required application materials (except letters of reference, which will be uploaded directly by referees) and their status of submission. Only complete applications will be assured consideration.

Applications will be considered complete when each of the following documents is uploaded:

Cover letter
Please provide a brief introduction of yourself, very briefly highlighting your research accomplishments, and stating your specific area of expertise for the position to which you are applying.

Curriculum Vitae (Required)
Please provide a complete CV including your educational background, research and training experiences (including names and institution of PhD and postdoctoral advisors and/or name of supervisor if position were not academic), instructional activities you have engaged in, funding successes, and any previous faculty or industry positions you may have held.

Contact Information for 3 references (Required)
Please provide the names of 3 references with each individual’s title/position and your relationship to each (e.g. thesis advisor). Please also provide the mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number for each referee list and ask each to submit their reference through the UCSD online system.

Statement of Research (Required)
Please provide a statement detailing your scholarly accomplishments, their relevance to your discipline, and your plans for future research.

Up to 5 publications (Required)
The software has a size limit of 10 MB for each document

Statement of Teaching (Required)
Please provide a statement of your teaching and/or training. Individuals with formal teaching experience are encouraged to provide any of the following items:

  1. Teaching responsibilities
  2. Statement of teaching philosophyand goals
  3. Student ratings on departmental evaluation forms
  4. Colleague evaluations and observations
  5. Statement by department chair assessing professor's teaching contribution
  6. Teaching awards

Statement of Contributions to diversity.(Required)
Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.