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Chief of the Division of Basic and Clinical Immunology

Univeristy of California, Irvine
Irvine, California
Closing date
May 2, 2024

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Chief of the Division of Basic and Clinical Immunology

The University of California, Irvine (UCI), in partnership with Grant Cooper, announces a national search for the Chief of the Division of Basic and Clinical Immunology. The Chief will be expected to conduct substantial and meaningful research; teach students; direct patient care; and perform public and University service. Engage in a program of scholarly activity, including pursuit of intramural and extramural funding sources to support original research in the field of Immunology.

The Division of Basic and Clinical Immunology has a long and renowned history of discoveries and seminal contributions to the field of Immunology. The division's faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized scientists who are advancing basic, clinical, and translational research in areas such as the effects of environmental toxins on the immune system, developing vaccines to protect against potential terrorist attacks, and investigating rare immunodeficiency diseases. It is the mission of the Division of Basic and Clinical Immunology to train the best scientists and clinicians, to recruit and train outstanding faculty, and to provide the highest-quality care for our patients.

The ideal candidate will be an extramurally funded clinician-scientist with a distinguished record of scholarly activity. Further, the ideal candidate be an involved educator and mentor, and one who can develop robust clinical practices. The Chief of Basic and Clinical Immunology reports to the Chair of Medicine at the School of Medicine and will oversee the management of the Division with direct oversight of faculty and staff. The Division Chief is responsible for the effective management of all administrative and operational processes of the division in support of its research, educational, and clinical missions.

Qualifications (required at time of application)

  • An MD, MD/PhD degree (or equivalent).
  • Fellowship training in immunology and board certification by the ABAI.
  • Be eligible for, or currently hold, a medical license in the state of California.
  • Strong record of scholarly activity, evidenced by high quality peer reviewed publications and a record of research and research support.

Applications or nominations of appropriate candidates may be sent to: Renee Breer, Senior Search Associate, Grant Cooper,

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

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