FACULTY (HIV CLUSTER MID TO SENIOR LEVEL)

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Position Information

Posting Number 201200022P
Title FACULTY (HIV CLUSTER MID TO SENIOR LEVEL)
Position Title
Position Number 201200019PD
Job Description

The HIV Cluster and Drew Center for AIDS Research Education and Services (Drew CARES) in Los Angeles, California seek to recruit one to two research faculty for appointment at the academic rank of Associate or Full Professor.

The University is seeking investigators whose work combines HIV prevention, treatment, and/or health services research with any of the following areas: substance abuse, mental illness, hepatitis, cancer, cardiovascular disease, or mobile technologies. We seek investigators with research experience and interest in domestic issues (including childhood trauma) related to Black and Latino populations OR international issues related to prevention and treatment services in developing countries.

All candidates should demonstrate an interest and skill in teaching, a commitment to translational research, and a history of multi- and interdisciplinary research collaboration.

Required Qualifications

Candidates with a Ph.D., DrPH, M.D., or DNP from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds (e.g., public health, psychology, sociology, anthropology, social/behavioral epidemiology, nursing, health services, behavioral economics) are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements

• Strong track record of extramural funding
• Established and active research agenda
• Strong publication record
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary environment
• Evidence of community outreach/engagement
• Evidence of national/international reputation
• Experience in a shared governance environment
• Experience providing mentorship and support to students and junior faculty
• An interest in mentoring and attracting additional junior research faculty
• Experience teaching MPH, Nursing, Life Sciences, Physician’s Assistant or Medical students

Preferred Qualifications

Mid-level candidates should have a strong record of scholarship, with experience as a principal investigator for funded research studies (e.g., Federal, state or private).

Senior-level candidates are expected to demonstrate a strong track record as independent investigators, graduate-level teachers, and providing leadership. Experience securing center grant funding strongly preferred.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties

1. Participate in the HIV Cluster/Drew CARES by:
• Promoting external and internal positive relationships with departments on campus, and professional and community organizations
• Attending professional and community meetings
• Mentoring and supporting junior faculty

2. Maintain faculty responsibility and accountability for:
• Prepare and contribute to research and other scholarly activities
• Participation in Mervyn M. Dymally School of Nursing, College of Medicine or College of Science and Health programs and committees, as well as other university committees as assigned
• Maintain a teaching load as assigned to meet department/college instructional needs
• Provide support to students, as well as opportunities for participation in research whenever possible

Complexity

The ability to formulate and implement a clear vision for the department while providing leadership and direction for the faculty, staff, and students is paramount to success in this position.

Mental Demands

The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Special Requirements

Ability to work effectively with diverse faculty, staff, and students.

Job Code
FLSA
Category
Grade
Number of Vacancies 2

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EEO Statement

Charles R. Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Open Until Filled (overrides close field) No
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Posting Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Do you have the following experience? Please briefly outline, as needed: Ph.D., DrPH, M.D., or DNP from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds (e.g., public health, psychology, sociology, anthropology, social/behavioral epidemiology, nursing, health services, behavioral economics). • Strong track record of extramural funding • Established and active research agenda • Strong publication record • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary environment • Evidence of community outreach/engagement • Evidence of national/international reputation • Experience in a shared governance environment • Experience providing mentorship and support to students and junior faculty • An interest in mentoring and attracting additional junior research faculty • Experience teaching MPH, Nursing, Life Sciences, Physician’s Assistant or Medical students Preferred Qualifications: • Mid-level candidates - strong record of scholarship, with experience as a principal investigator for funded research studies (e.g., Federal, state or private). • Senior-level candidates - strong track record as independent investigators, graduate-level teachers, and providing leadership. Experience securing center grant funding strongly preferred.

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  2. * How did you hear about this position? (Please list the website or personal reference)

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  3. * Please disclose your salary expectation for this position (acceptable range of pay):

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Bio Sketches
  3. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  4. Reference List and Contact
Optional Documents