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Endowed Chairs in Pediatrics - Associate or Full Professor (Clinical X or In Residence)

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 30th, 2019

Last review date: Saturday, Nov 30, 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, Apr 30, 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.


Endowed Chairs in Pediatrics
UCSF School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics
Clinical X or In Residence Series; Associate Professor or Professor

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is recruiting faculty candidates for its endowed chairs program in pediatric research. These positions will support pediatricians who are investigators in basic, translational, or clinical research. Successful candidates will have an accomplished track record of outstanding research accomplishments and extramural funding. In addition to an endowed chair, the program provides a generous start-up package and resources. Appointments will be made at the Associate or Professor rank in the Clinical X or In Residence series.

• MD or MD/PhD
• Board certified or board eligible in pediatrics and/or a pediatric subspecialty
• Proven track record in research and peer-reviewed external funding at the R01 or equivalent level
• Proven ability to work collaboratively
• Commitment to diversity in the workplace

Desirable qualifications:
• Strength in teaching
• Strong oral and written communication/interpersonal skills

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and is ranked 1st among public universities in NIH funding in 2018. The Department of Pediatrics trains 84 pediatric residents, 83 fellows, and 31 post-docs. The Department’s clinical enterprise is based at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, Mount Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, and at a number of outreach clinics throughout Northern California, providing the Department with an unsurpassed opportunity to meet the needs of infants, children, and young adults throughout the Bay Area. In 2019, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals ranked in all 10 children’s specialties in U.S. News and World Report. Nestled in a dynamic and unique geography distinguished by unprecedented innovations in technology, UCSF and the Department of Pediatrics are able to bring research and industry together to advance health.

Interested candidates can apply online at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, and statement of research accomplishments.

For more information contact:
Kevin Shannon, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Roma and Marvin Auerback Distinguished Professor in Pediatric Molecular Oncology

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


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