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Assistant/Associate/Professor - Health Innovations Via Engineering (HIVE)/ UCSF

Application Window

Open date: July 17th, 2020

Last review date: Friday, Jan 15, 2021 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: Monday, Jan 17, 2022 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

Health Innovations Via Engineering (HIVE)/ UCSF

The UCSF Health Innovation Via Engineering (HIVE) Initiative ( is seeking visionary engineers and scientists to join our vibrant and collaborative research community. This open-rank, faculty position in the In Residence or Ladder series is part of a multiyear initiative to foster equity and inclusion in bioengineering research and to promote the success of our diverse student population. Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. at the time of hire, to have demonstrated significant research accomplishment and potential, and to be committed to the mentorship of students – particularly students from groups that are underrepresented in bioengineering and biomedical sciences. Candidate's application materials must list qualifications (or if pending) upon submission.

Candidates working in all areas of bioengineering are welcome to apply. Depending on the area of research specialization, the successful candidate will be appointed in the department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic sciences and/or another basic science or clinical department at UCSF.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a dynamic and interactive research program, to participate in our top-ranked UCSF/UC Berkeley graduate program as well as other interdisciplinary graduate programs (see, to excel at teaching and inclusive mentoring, and to participate in activities that promote equity and inclusion. Faculty appointment will be made at a professorial rank commensurate with current academic standing. UCSF offers competitive salaries, research set-up funds, and recruitment allowances, and has numerous opportunities for faculty development and further training in mentorship.

Applications must be submitted online and include the following documents as a single PDF: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) 1-page summary of research accomplishments; (4) 2-page description of future research plans; (5) a teaching statement; (6) and a statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion with particular attention to formal and informal mentoring activities. Copies of major publications may be included. Applicants must provide the names and institutions of at least three references. As part of the application process, please select one or more preferred departments in your online application. Review will begin on November 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct inquiries about the position and suggestions of potential candidates to Lisa Cabahug at

As an institution that values diversity, UC San Francisco especially encourages application from minorities, women, and individuals with a commitment to mentoring underrepresented groups in the sciences.

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. Please apply online at:

Please note that this HIVE faculty search is administered by the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Research Accomplishments - 1-page summary

  • Description of Future Research Plans - 2 pages

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion with particular attention to formal and informal mentoring activities.

    Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Job location

San Francisco, CA