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Division of Pediatric Nephrology Researcher - Assistant Professor (Adjunct, Clinical X, or In Residence)

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 7th, 2018

Last review date: Monday, Jan 7, 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: Sunday, Jun 7, 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.


Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics
UCSF School of Medicine and Benioff Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor in the Adjunct, Clinical X, or in Residence Faculty Series

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, and Benioff Children’s Hospital is seeking an early career investigator to establish an innovative drug discovery research program in the Division of Pediatric Nephrology. Applicants must have a strong background in renal physiology, pharmacology, and have prior research experience in drug target selection, lead optimization, pharmacokinetics and toxicity studies. Applicant must have experience using animal models to discover novel therapeutic candidates for nephrolithiasis, hypertension and rare inherited renal diseases. Applicants must have a track record of peer-reviewed research publications, have demonstrated success obtaining extramural career development awards, and have completed fellowship training in an ACGME-approved pediatric nephrology training program. The successful candidates will be appointed at the Assistant Professor rank and will participate in teaching and mentoring activities for fellows and other trainees in the Division of Nephrology.

Qualified applicants should apply online at, with a cover letter, CV, statement of contributions to diversity, statement of teaching, statement of research, and the 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


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)