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Staff Physician, Infectious Disease Section, San Francisco VA Health Care System

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 9th, 2018
Last review date: January 15th, 2019
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: May 9th, 2020
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.


Staff Physician, Infectious Disease Section, San Francisco VA Health Care System

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) are seeking applications for the position of Staff Physician in the Infectious Disease Section. The SFVAHCS Infectious Disease Section is one of three infectious disease divisions within the UCSF Department of Medicine, which include the UCSF Medical Center and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. This individual will be appointed in the Health Sciences Clinical Series or Clinical X Series at UCSF and report to the SFVAHCS section chief. Qualified applicants will have an MD, current Medical License, and be board certified/eligible in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. The ideal candidate will be suitable for academic appointment at UCSF at the level of assistant or associate professor, and will be expert in adult clinical infectious diseases, including geographic medicine, principles of antimicrobial therapy, infectious disease consultation in surgery, critical care, skilled nursing facilities and outpatient infectious disease consultation, including HIV medicine.

We are seeking applicants with interest in one (or several) of the following areas: Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT), Antimicrobial Stewardship, Hospital Epidemiology, Medical Education, and/or HIV medicine.

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

Applicants must also be eligible for appointment at the VA. The VA’s basic qualification standards may be found at

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.

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
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