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Assistant Professor in Residence - Department of Neurological Surgery

Application Window

Open date: May 18th, 2020

Last review date: Wednesday, Jun 17, 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: Thursday, Nov 18, 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

Assistant Professor in Residence - Department of Neurological Surgery

The Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco is seeking two (2) lab-based investigators at the assistant level to conduct tumor-related research in the UCSF Brain Tumor Center, and to be part of Neuro-Oncology Program of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. The candidate should have a PhD or MD/PhD in area of biologic science relevant to brain tumors, a minimum of 3 years of post-doctoral training, and a proven ability to do high-quality research that is related to, or potentially relevant to, the underlying biology, diagnosis, or treatment of brain tumors. Area of Particular interest are brain metastasis, stem cell biology, and immunology/immunotherapy, although other areas of investigation will also be considered. Successful candidates will be expected to build an NIH-funded independent research program as well as to interact with the vibrant scientific and brain tumor communities at UCSF.

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.

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Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Job location

San Francisco, CA