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Clinical Geneticist

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 2nd, 2018
Next review date: Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Thursday, Jan 2, 2020 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.


Clinical Geneticist
Health Sciences Clinical or Clinical X Faculty Series
UCSF Department of Pediatrics

The Division of Medical Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco is recruiting a Clinical Geneticist to be appointed at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank of the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical or Clinical X faculty series (see UCSF Faculty Handbook The Geneticist will have clinical responsibilities at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in San Francisco and in Oakland. S/he will provide clinical care to pediatric and adult patients in General Genetics and in Biochemical Genetics Clinics and attend on both inpatient services. Teaching responsibilities include clinical teaching as well as didactic teaching in small groups and in lectures to a variety of learners. Clinical research, scholarly activity, or creative activity is expected, expectations vary with series (see UCSF Faculty Handbook).

Candidates will be expected to have completed or to be on track to complete residency training in Medical Genetics. Fellowship training in Medical or Clinical Biochemical Genetics or prior experience in the management of patients with inborn errors of metabolism is preferred, as is experience in an academic medical center.

Applicants must possess a medical degree and license, Board certification in Pediatrics or Internal Medicine as appropriate, and Board eligibility or certification in Clinical Genetics. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated skill in the provision of genetics care to diverse populations and demonstrated participation in scholarly activities related to education of medical students or residents, collaborative clinical research studies, or other academic activities.

All applicants must apply online at, where they will be asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three references.

UCSF 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

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)