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Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clinical)

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Open date: August 24th, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, Dec 15, 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, Feb 24, 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

UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
Division of Pulmonary, Department of Pediatrics
Health Sciences (HS) Clinical Faculty Series

The UCSF Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Cystic Fibrosis and Sleep Medicine is seeking two new faculty members at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level in the Department of Pediatrics. We are seeking one candidate who is board certified/eligible in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and one candidate who is board certified/eligible in Sleep Medicine. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in clinical care and/or research and acknowledged superior teaching skills. Candidates focusing on careers as physician-scientists or clinician educators will be equally considered.

The pulmonary division offers both inpatient and outpatient services and continuity care and has a comprehensive Cystic Fibrosis Center, a comprehensive sleep disorders program with accredited sleep fellowship training and sleep center, muscular disorders program, severe asthma program, state-of-the art Pulmonary Function and Exercise Laboratory, technology dependent program, aerodigestive program and general pulmonary clinics. We are also a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation designated Therapeutic Development Center. We make a difference by serving our patients, their families and the worldwide medical community. We train pulmonologists and physician scientists of tomorrow and advance medical knowledge and patient care through our research. Strong clinical demand and an expanding division will offer the new faculty member an exciting array of opportunities to participate in the growth and development of the division.

Qualified candidates will possess a medical degree and license, board certification or eligibility in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and/or Sleep Medicine at the time of hire. The candidate will be expected to provide ambulatory and inpatient care including bronchoscopies at Benioff Children’s Hospitals and multi-specialty outpatient clinics. Responsibilities include developing a strong clinical and teaching base for medical students, residents and fellows.

The successful candidate will be offered a salary commensurate with experience, superior benefits, and the excellent quality of life that comes with living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Physician-scientists will be provided with laboratory space, a start-up package, and the opportunity to work with an outstanding and diverse group of physician-scientists at UCSF.

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 the names, titles, and contact information for three peer references who we may contact directly. Applicant’s materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

For more information contact:
Ngoc Ly, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics

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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Job location

San Francisco, CA