Speech Disorders and Stuttering - Clinician Scientist Position - Open Rank - Assistant (Tenured)
The University of California Riverside (UCR) School of Medicine is seeking to recruit a scientist with expertise in speech disorders (specifically stuttering) to join the Division of Clinical Sciences as a tenured, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. We are looking for an established scientist who is devoted to academic excellence in clinical research with an emphasis on stuttering. The successful candidate for this tenured position should demonstrate notable scientific contributions, evidenced by high quality peer reviewed publications and a track record of sustained extramural support. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison fostering clinically and socially relevant translational research with the campus-wide cluster of UCR neuroscience faculty involved in UCR's "malleable nervous system" and neuroimaging initiatives as well as with UCR faculty in other related disciplines including those from psychology, engineering, school of education and the committee on linguistics in stuttering research and education.
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first- generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input. The appropriate faculty series and rank (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) will be based on the candidate's qualifications and experience.
The candidate must possess an M.D., PhD or equivalent degree. The candidate must have a record of academic productivity in the field of stuttering, and/or related conditions. The successful candidate will also be expected to show a strong commitment to education of medical students and residents, as well as University and public service.
The University of California, Riverside is centrally located within the Southern California area and situated in an historic citrus growing area surrounded by mountain ranges. Riverside is an hour away from ski slopes, surfing, or hiking in mountain wilderness or desert environments, and housing in the area is very affordable. The campus is located in close proximity to a host of high profile universities, research institutes, and biotech industries in Southern California.
Initial review of applications will begin on June 11, 2021, and applicants will be considered until the position is filled.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: JPF01397
About University of California, Riverside
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.