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Emergency Medicine Research Faculty

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 25th, 2019

Last review date: Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020 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, May 25, 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.


University of California
San Francisco

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Emergency Medicine is recruiting for an Emergency Medicine investigator with a strong track record of original research activities, as demonstrated by independent funding and peer-reviewed publications. Academic rank and series will be commensurate with qualifications.

The Department of Emergency Medicine provides comprehensive emergency services to large local and referral populations with approximately 150,000 visits a year at UCSF Medical Center, Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG), and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco. UCSF Medical Center, ranked as a top hospital in the nation, has a 33-bed ED and a 10-bed Observation Unit. ZSFG, the only level 1 trauma center in San Francisco and the EMS base station and training center, opened a new hospital and 60-bed emergency department in 2016, including a dedicated pediatric ED. The new UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital opened in 2015 with a 19-bed emergency department.

The Department of Emergency Medicine serves as the primary teaching site for a fully accredited 4-year Emergency Medicine residency program, which currently has 56 residents and fellowships in education, EMS, global health, toxicology, research, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency ultrasound, and pediatric emergency ultrasound. Research is a major priority of the department with over 100 peer-reviewed publications each year. We have a highly successful health services research group, particilate in multiple clinical research networks (i.e., PECARN, SIREN), and have research expertise in a number of other disciplines within EM. There are substantial opportunities for leadership and growth within the Department and UCSF School of Medicine.

Board certification or eligibility in emergency medicine or pediatric emergency medicine is required. Candidates holding an advanced degree or specialized training in research are preferred. In addition to having excellent research skills, all applicants should excel in bedside teaching and have a strong ethic of service to their patients and profession.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the nation’s top five medical schools and demonstrates excellence in basic science and clinical research, global health sciences, policy, advocacy, and medical education scholarship. The San Francisco Bay Area is well-known for its great food, mild climate, beautiful scenery, vibrant cultural environment, and its outdoor recreational activities.


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. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women. For additional information, please visit our website at

Job location

San Francisco


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research - Please clearly delineate past funding and plans for future funding. Please clearly describe your research goals/agenda for the next 5 years.

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)