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Director, UCSF Substance Use Disorders Clinic; Translational Scientist

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 3rd, 2020

Last review date: Friday, Apr 3, 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, Aug 3, 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.

Position description

UCSF Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry, School of Medicine
Director, UCSF Substance Use Disorders Clinic; Translational Scientist
In Residence or Clinical X Faculty Position

The Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry are seeking an outstanding clinician-scientist in the field of Addiction Psychiatry or Addiction Medicine to lead UCSF's new clinic in this area and integrate the program with our robust clinical and laboratory-based research in substance use disorders. The selected candidate will be proposed for appointment to the Associate or full Professor rank of the Clinical X or In Residence faculty series in one of these departments with a joint appointment in the other. Rank and series will be commensurate with experience and level of accomplishment.

Qualified applicants must possess a medical degree and Board Certification in Neurology or Psychiatry. Preferred qualifications include ABMS Board Certification in Addiction Psychiatry (ABPN) or Addiction Medicine (ABPM), evidence of an outstanding record of clinical and research productivity, and experience working in an urban healthcare environment. Experience working with underserved patient populations is strongly desirable.

Applicants must apply online at, with a cover letter, CV, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Statement of Research, and the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of three references who we may contact directly. We cannot consider applications that are received outside of the online process.

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.

Application Requirements

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  • 3 required (contact information only)

Job location

San Francisco, CA