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Assistant, Associate, or Full Project Scientist - Child and Community Health


University of California San Diego

Job Location

9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
United States



Job Description

Assistant, Associate, or Full Project Scientist - Child and Community Health

University of California San Diego

Position overview
Position title: Child and Community Health Salary range: The base pay range for this position is $68,400-$180,200. Application Window

Open date: May 11, 2023

Next review date: Sunday, Jun 11, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, May 10, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) Department of Pediatrics ( and the Division of Child and Community Health is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, and is seeking Assistant, Associate, or Full Project Scientists. The Division encourages working with community groups as well as other disciplines at UC San Diego.

The Project Scientist will be expected to conduct research programs, as well as work on existing and new research programs in collaboration with others in the Department. The Project Scientist will conduct research with different quantitative and qualitative methodologies on a broad array of issues that affect child health and well-being.

In addition to research, the position requires publication of research results, presentation at conferences, participation in group meetings, supervision of trainees, grant writing, and submission of research reports to sponsors.

The appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Project Scientist level based on background and years of experience.

A link to the full description of the Project Scientist series is provided for your review:

References may be requested from finalists.


Application Requirements

Document requirements

• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

• Cover Letter

• Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our /shortcuts/contributions_to_diversity site for more information.

• Misc / Additional (Optional)

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Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)
Candidates must have an MD or equivalent, DO, PhD, EdD, MPH, or other terminal degrees in a field related to pediatrics, public health, policy, or education.

Candidates must have proven capabilities for performing collaborative research, substantial experience designing and implementing programs, conducting evaluations, analyzing the resulting data, and working collaboratively on teams.

Preferred qualifications
Candidates with evidence of high-quality first-author publications in leading specialty/general scientific journals or presentations at national meetings are preferred.

How to Apply

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