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Research Scientist

Application Window

Open date: October 12th, 2020

Last review date: Wednesday, Jan 6, 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 12, 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

THE DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO (UCSF) is recruiting for the position of Research Scientist in the Division of Geriatrics. The appointment will be made at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Adjunct Professor. Candidates should have an MD and/or PhD. Physician candidates should be ABIM certified in Geriatrics and/or Palliative Medicine or ABIM board-eligible for Geriatrics and/or Palliative Medicine by having completed a Geriatrics and/or Palliative Medicine fellowship and have demonstrated competence in the practice and teaching of clinical geriatrics and/or palliative medicine. Candidates also should have demonstrated excellence in patient-oriented research or biology of aging research. Applicants are expected to have extramural funding and/or career development award funding and to ultimately develop an independent research program in aging research.
Candidates must also have recognized skills in teaching and mentoring in an academic and scientific based institution.


UC San Francisco 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

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