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Asst/Assoc Professor of Pediatrics

KSOM Faculty Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee ofUSC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and The Saban Research Institute Diabetes and Obesity Program are searching for a candidate for a tenure track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor to conduct pre-clinical research in the fields of diabetes and/or obesity. Candidates must hold a M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree and have a record of training and achievement that will allow them to develop or continue independent bench research in the field of obesity and/or diabetes. Successful candidates will enter an environment that is already rich in translational and clinical research in these areas. They will integrate with other Diabetes & Obesity Program investigators, as well as investigators in theUSCDiabetes & Obesity Research Institute (DORI), to help understand the biology of obesity and diabetes and to develop novel approaches to disease prediction, prevention and treatment.
Academic appointments will be made according to expertise of candidates in one or more of the relevant academic departments at USC The Diabetes & Obesity Program atCHLAwas established in 2013 with the mission to develop, implement and promote innovative and effective strategies to combat childhood and adolescent diabetes and obesity. The program is aligned with research, clinical care, hospital wellness and community outreach to provide a comprehensive approach. .DORIwas established in 2012 with the overall goal of integrating basic, clinical, and public health research in obesity and diabetes atUSCand its affiliates, includingCHLA.DORIfaculty includes 52 investigators from a variety of academic departments (Medicine, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, Physiology & Biophysics and Surgery) and Schools (College of Letters Arts and Sciences; Schools of Engineering, Gerontology and Pharmacy) atUSC. They conduct interdisciplinary and basic, translational and clinical research.
Interested applicants are invited to submit a CV, names of 3 referees and statement of current and future research directions. Apply here and Cassandra Fink,MPH, Program Administrator, Diabetes & Obesity Program at
USCvalues diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.
Minimum Education: MD and/or PhD
Preferred Field of Expertise: Preclinical Research on Diabetes and/or Obesity

The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

REQ20038668 Posted Date: 01/30/2019

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