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Physician-Scientist – Experimental Pathology Research

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 25th, 2019

Last review date: Wednesday, May 1, 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, Sep 25, 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.


Physician-Scientist – Experimental Pathology Research
Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco

The Department of Pathology at the University of California San Francisco seeks outstanding physician-scientists for a full-time faculty position with research and teaching responsibilities at the Assistant Professor Level in the tenure-track (Ladder Rank) or In-Residence series. The successful candidate will direct an independent basic or translational research program focused on any area of biomedical science related to human disease, including cancer biology, immunobiology, inflammation, developmental and stem cell biology, and cell injury. Additional duties will include departmental and university teaching for graduate students, medical students, house-staff and fellows, and clinical service commensurate with the individual’s qualifications and interests. S/he will have a track record of innovative accomplishment in basic/translational research and an interest in working within a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary environment. The candidate will have or seek to develop a robust portfolio of extramural grant support. He/she will be proposed for membership in the Biomedical Science (BMS) Graduate Program.

The successful candidate must possess an MD or MD/PhD, be Board Certified or Board eligible in Anatomic or Clinical Pathology at the time of appointment, and must have or be eligible for a medical license in California at the time of appointment. A minimum of two years demonstrated postdoctoral research experience is preferred. Individuals with a documented record of grant support are highly desirable. Salary and appointment rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and training.

Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and names and contact info of three references within 60 days of the appearance of this announcement to:

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UCSF is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity 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.


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)