2021-22 Clinical Microbiology Fellowship Program University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05560
The UCLA CPEP fellowship experience is designed to provide comprehensive training to well-qualified academically-oriented individuals that will prepare them for careers as directors of clinical microbiology or public health laboratories. The content and extent of training is tailored to each individual entering the program according to their unique background and interests. Rarely, however, will the length of the program be other than 2 years, or the time spent in the major training areas be outside the ranges suggested by the ABMM-CPEP. The training occurs primarily in the UCLA Clinical Microbiology laboratory. Training in the clinical aspects of infectious disease occurs at the West Los Angeles Veterans' Administration Medical Center and at the Westwood Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center. UCLA offers one or two positions each year starting in July.
Applications are considered from qualified candidates with PhD, ScD, MD, DrPH, DVM, and DO, or DDS degrees who are U.S. citizens or hold a valid immigration visa that permits employment for more than one year.
Applicants must have completed their doctoral degrees within the past 10 years and have no more than three years of cumulative postdoctoral research experience (NOT including medical residencies or clinical appointments). Foreign-educated, doctoral-level scientists (M.D.s and/or Ph.D.s) must have all transcripts evaluated, on a course-by-course basis, by 'Current Members' of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) before they will issue a training license. For a list of current members, please visit the NACES website at http://www.naces.org/members.html. Complete Graduate Division requirements for a Postdoctoral Scholar appointment are posted at
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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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.