The Center for Perinatal Discovery, which the candidate will join, was launched in September 2020, and is a focal point for clinical, translational, and basic research related to maternal and child health. Its overarching mission is to understand both the effects of maternal health on pregnancy, and the effects of pregnancy exposures and outcomes on maternal and offspring health throughout the lifespan.
The Department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to clinical and research excellence and participation in teaching, research, service, and in building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. The Department is comprised of 65 faculty members and is currently ranked 14th among Pathology departments in NIH funding, with active research programs in placental biology, microbiome, cancer immunology, and neurodevelopmental biology. The successful candidate will benefit from the highly stimulating and collaborative environment within both the department and the Center.
Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD in health related fields or equivalent degree. Candidates must also have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California and be board eligible or board certified in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology, or related field.
The preferred candidate will also have a current research program in a discipline relevant to women's reproductive and/or perinatal biology with a track record of obtaining funding.
Candidates with additional clinical fellowship training in gynecologic, perinatal, and/or pediatric pathology are preferred. Candidates with a high productivity with regards to peer-reviewed publications and a strong research background in reproductive immunology or endometrial biology are preferred.
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.