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Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor - Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 31st, 2019

Last review date: Sunday, Sep 15, 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: Tuesday, Dec 1, 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 Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences is seeking a leader for the Saul and Ida Epstein Laboratory for Auditory Physiology and Genetics. The Epstein Laboratory is an endowed Regents Laboratory within the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UCSF and is devoted to hearing science. Historically, the lab has focused on basic and applied research for the treatment of deafness with a focus on cochlear implantation and genetic therapies. The next leader of the Epstein Lab will be central to neuroscience collaborations focused on advancing the translational and/or basic science understanding of the mechanisms of hearing and auditory processing in order to target therapeutic strategies.

The successful candidate will be a leader in the field of auditory neuroscience, highly collaborative, and must have a track record of facilitating relationships across several clinical and research disciplines. A track record of consistent funding is expected.

The Epstein Lab Director will be a research leader within the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and as such will work cooperatively with the clinical Division of Otology/Neurotology which is led by Dr. Charles Limb. Mentorship of medical students, residents, post-doctoral students, and clinical and research faculty is integral to the position.

The position will be within the In-Residence or Ladder track at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor level. Candidates must have a degree equivalent to a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD.

Please apply online at with a statement of interest, CV, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three references.

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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA


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