ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (ACADEMIC POSITION) In-Residence UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
The UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is seeking an expert in Musculoskeletal Digital Health Technology for a full-time faculty position. The selected candidate will be appointed at the level of Assistant in the In-Residence Professor series.
Faculty in the In-Residence Professor series are individuals who contribute with distinction in the areas of teaching and mentoring, research, University and public service, professional competence, and/or other creative activities.
The selected candidate will be expected to conduct investigative work involving the development and advancement of digital technology for improving musculoskeletal health. Specific digital health research areas of interest within our musculoskeletal health academic community include wearable sensors, mobile apps, automated image analysis, and associated predictive analytics. This applicant will collaborate with clinicians on translational research studies that utilize digital technology for better understanding patient health status and improving musculoskeletal health outcomes. This work will lead to publications in peer reviewed journals and independent extramural grant support.
Requirements: • PhD in Functional Anthropology/Anatomy or Precision Health with a background in biomechanics or similar areas of study • A minimum of two years as a postdoctoral trainee • Candidates must have a multi-disciplinary background covering aspects of basic, clinical and translational research. • A strong research record as an independent investigator is essential. This includes evidence of publishing in peer-reviewed journals and having the potential for external grant funding. • Candidates will have experience initiating and leading clinical research studies and will conduct research that is of interest to both industry-partners and publicly funded agencies.
Preferred/Desirable Qualifications: • Applicants should have experience teaching, mentoring, and advising trainees from the clinic (e.g. residents, fellows), affiliated PhD programs (e.g. doctoral students from the joint UCSF/UC Berkeley Bioengineering program and UCSF Rehabilitation Sciences program), and the joint UCSF/UC Berkeley Masters in Translational Medicine program.
Applicants must apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03105 with a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching, statement of research, statement of contributions to diversity, and the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of three peer references who we may contact directly.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: JPF03105
About University of California, San Francisco
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.