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Director of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 22nd, 2018
Last review date: Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Nov 22, 2019 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.


Director of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease

The Gladstone Institutes is a renowned center of excellence focused on applying basic science to mechanistically understand the basis of human disease and reveal new therapeutic approaches. Gladstone is highly collaborative and closely affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and located in the rapidly expanding Mission Bay area. Our science contributes to the health and well-being of all people through research, education, and outreach in the areas of cardiovascular disease, neurological disease, and virology and immunology.

The Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease seeks to recruit a director with strong leadership capabilities and a robust basic research program. We invite applications from scientists with M.D., Ph.D., or M.D/Ph.D. degrees who are established leaders in cardiovascular biology or medicine.

The applicant should be a leader in the field of cardiovascular disease. Research interests in genomics, epigenetics, stem cell biology, cardiovascular disease genetics, metabolism, or developmental biology will provide synergistic opportunities with other faculty at Gladstone.

Candidates may be at the Associate or Full Professor level. The successful candidate will be appointed in an appropriate academic department at UCSF and may be affiliated with UCSF programs such as the Cardiovascular Research Institute ( and the Institute for Human Genetics (

Interested candidates must send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a brief description of research interests to the following address:

If you have any questions, please contact:
Deepak Srivastava, M.D.
Gladstone Institutes

Please reference Vacancy No. ____

The Gladstone Institutes and the University of California, San Francisco are equal opportunity employers/affirmative action employers, seeking candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women.

Job location

San Francisco, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)