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Assistant Professor in Quantitative Cell Biology

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 19th, 2020

Last review date: Friday, Jan 8, 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: Tuesday, Apr 19, 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

Assistant Professor in Quantitative Cell Biology

The Department of Cell and Tissue Biology in the School of Dentistry at the University of California San Francisco invites applications for a junior investigator tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates must have a PhD, MD, DMD, or DDS degree and a productive post-doctoral training record in the area of quantitative cell biology. The successful candidate will apply this expertise to developing a research program with a mechanistic focus in areas including but not limited to morphogenesis and tissue remodeling, stem cell biology, cancer cell biology, and signaling that complements existing research in the department and school. See Candidates must show evidence of research excellence in their field, be a strong communicator, and exhibit strength in teaching as well as in mentoring. The successful candidate will become a member of one or more UCSF graduate programs, such as Biomedical Sciences (BMS), Developmental and Stem Cell Biology (DSCB) and Oral and Craniofacial Sciences (OCS), and contribute to teaching, mentoring and training.

CTB seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, and community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment and ongoing support system for diversity and excellence. This preparation is important to help CTB faculty enrich the training environment for the diverse graduate student and postdoctoral communities at UCSF. CTB and UCSF create a supportive environment to foster success in all faculty hires through formal and informal mentorship, tenure pre-review, and numerous professional development opportunities. UCSF 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.

Applications received by January 8, 2021 will receive preferential consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled. Please submit your application at: For questions please contact: Chair, CTB Search c/o Tiffany Criger(

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

Job location

San Francisco, CA