UCLA Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
Los Angeles, California
Feb 28, 2021
Feb 28, 2022
Full Time
Position Type
Faculty/ Leadership Position in Clinical Research

The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine (DAPM) at the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) seeks a board-certified or board-eligible anesthesiologist to serve in a clinical research role, with an opportunity for a leadership position as Director of Clinical Research within the Department. The candidate may also be eligible for appointment as the Thomas Grove Endowed Chair.

Working with the Chair and the Vice Chair for Research, the Director will identify areas for new clinical research projects, developing and implementing strategies to increase the extent, impact and visibility of clinical research in the DAPM. The Director will work to increase the involvement of the DAPM in existing and future clinical trials and cohort studies across distinct types of clinical research (e.g. epidemiological, outcomes, health disparity, treatment and prevention) based on the DAPM expertise and strategic goals. The Director will build interdisciplinary teams to compete for federal and private funding for clinical research led by principal investigators in the DAPM. A key strategic goal is to support career development of clinician-scientists and trainees. The Director will report to the Vice Chair for Research.

Responsibilities include:
o Regular review and oversight of clinical research projects
o Coordination with national trials and cohort studies, including private and federally
sponsored clinical research
o Spearheading new multi-center studies with UCLA as a lead partner
o Cultivation of UCLA’s national reputation in anesthesiology clinical research
o Active participation in recruitment of faculty leading clinical research in core
DAPM areas
o Support of publication and dissemination of clinical research from the DAPM
o Coordination with other clinical research studies across DGSOM departments
o Communication and coordination with IRB
o Fostering a clinical research program amongst junior faculty and facilitating
mentorship of career development

Applicants should have MD or MD/PhD degree and show strong evidence of a commitment to independent clinical research excellence. The ideal candidate will have a track record of funding, high publication output, and mentoring of trainees and faculty. To apply please submit a CV, cover letter, and research statement that describes your vision for the future of clinical research in the DAPM. The Department is particularly welcoming of candidates with research interests that align with the University’s commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, and excellence.

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by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what’s right,
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmation 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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action
policy see:

Application Requirements
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Research
- Statement of Teaching (Optional)
- Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement
describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity,
diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to
equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and
related EDI Statement FAQ document.

Questions regarding the application process should be sent to the Anesthesiology Academic
Personnel Office via email at

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