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Oral Pathology - Assistant Professor

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 19th, 2019

Last review date: Saturday, Sep 21, 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: Monday, Oct 19, 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.



The University of California San Francisco (UCSF), Department of Orofacial Sciences invites applications for a position at the Assistant Professor level, tenure track or clinical series, in the Division of Oral Medicine, Pathology and Radiology. The successful candidate will be primarily expected to develop, sustain and lead an extramurally funded program of fundamental and/or translational research in an area related to oral disease. A start-up package will be available to assist the development of a leading program of scientific investigation. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in clinical service within the UCSF Dermatopathology and Oral Pathology Service, to care for patients within the Oral Medicine Clinic and to contribute to the educational activities of predoctoral, postgraduate and graduate students in the School of Dentistry. The applicant must possess a DDS (or equivalent) and be certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology. Preference will be given to candidates with advanced graduate education preferably to the PhD level that has suitably prepared them for a successful and leading scientific career in academia. Salary will be commensurate with experience and credentials.

UCSF and its Medical Center are widely recognized as leading academic and healthcare institutions. UCSF comprises the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy and a number of hospitals and outpatient clinics. The Division of Oral Medicine, Pathology & Radiology is a successful clinical, scientific and educational enterprise with a record of innovation and discovery. The Division has a large track-record of extra-mural research funding with successful research programs in several focused areas including oncology, Sjögren’s syndrome, and the oral manifestations of HIV infection and AIDS. Specialty clinics including the Oral Medicine Clinic and the UCSF Dermatopathology & Oral Pathology Service deliver clinical care to a high volume of complex and challenging patients and provide an excellent foundation for education and scientific discovery. Close academic, research and clinical links exist with the UCSF School of Medicine, the Helen Diller Family UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, the AIDS Research Institute, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery as well as other units. This multidisciplinary and multicampus environment represents a truly collaborative environment that fosters discovery.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent, CV, the names of three references, a statement of research, and a statement of contributions to diversity electronically, via AP Recruit at Preference will be given to applications received by June 1, 2019, and the position is open until filled. UC San Francisco 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.

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San Francisco


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