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Recruitment Period

Open date: September 26th, 2017
Last review date: March 8th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 27th, 2019
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.



The Cardiovascular Research Institute and its partner departments at UCSF seek new faculty members at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. We seek individuals working directly on mechanisms of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases in humans as well as individuals using model systems to address questions broadly relevant to cardiovascular biology and disease. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: vascular biology; inflammation and atherogenesis; cardiomyocyte biology and heart failure; stroke, neurovascular and small vessel disease; energy homeostasis, metabolism and metabolic diseases; developmental biology, regeneration, and congenital defects affecting the cardiovascular system; genetics, biomarkers and imaging that illuminates disease mechanisms; and studies of the conduction system and arrhythmias. Laboratories will be located in the Smith Cardiovascular Research Building on UCSF’s vibrant Mission Bay Campus. Primary academic appointments in an appropriate basic science or clinical department, membership in graduate programs, ongoing partial salary support and generous start-up funding will be provided. A Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, 4-5 years research background, and a robust independent research program are required.

Please visit to learn more. Please apply online and include a CV, summaries of research accomplishments (1 page) and future research plans (up to 2 pages), and contact information for three references. New investigators should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to the same site. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis up to December 15, 2017. Contact with questions.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA


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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research - Summaries of research accomplishments (1 page) and future research plans (up to 2 pages)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

How to apply

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