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Physician-Scientist - Department of Pathology

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 22nd, 2019

Last review date: Wednesday, Aug 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: Friday, Jan 22, 2021 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 in Autophagy-related 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 tenure-track (Ladder Rank) or In-Residence faculty position at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidate will direct an independent basic or translational research program focused on human disease, including neurobiology, cancer biology, immunobiology and developmental and stem cell biology. A research focus in autophagy and autophagy-related mechanisms is highly desirable. 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 be eligible for a medical license in California at the time of appointment. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. 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 30 days of the appearance of this announcement to:

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that 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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