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Division of Pulmonary (ZSFG) & CVRI - Physician-Scientist

Application Window

Open date: October 23rd, 2020

Last review date: Thursday, Jul 1, 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: Saturday, Apr 23, 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 Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
Pulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Lung Biology Center, and Cardiovascular Research Institute

The Pulmonary Division in the Department of Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) and the Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) at the University of California, San Francisco are recruiting an outstanding physician-scientist at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor to join the CVRI, Lung Biology Center, and ZSFG Pulmonary Division. The main duties of this position are to maintain an exciting and impactful research program as a member of the CVRI and Lung Biology Center research communities and to attend on the Pulmonary service at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and be engaged in the teaching of medical students, residents, and pulmonary-critical care fellows.

The successful candidate will be appointed at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor rank, as appropriate based on experience, and will be proposed for faculty membership in UCSF’s Biomedical Sciences and other relevant graduate programs. Permanent partial salary support and laboratory space in the Smith Cardiovascular Research Building on UCSF’s Mission Bay Campus will be provided.

Required qualifications include a medical degree and a medical license with Board Certification/Eligibility in adult Pulmonary and/or Critical Care Medicine, a minimum of four years research experience, and an exciting independent research program relevant to pulmonary or cardiovascular biology. Relevant research areas might include, but are not limited to, genetics, developmental biology, cell and tissue biology, physiology, or patient-based research or epidemiology in pulmonary or cardiovascular diseases. Programs focused on basic, translational, or clinical research will be considered.

Interested candidates must apply online at with a CV, summaries of research accomplishments (1 page) and future research plans (up to 2 pages), a Statement of Contributions to Diversity (see link in recruitment plan) and contact information for three references. Investigators applying at the Assistant Professor level should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to the same site. Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2021 and should be submitted prior to that date for full consideration. Contact with questions.

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.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research - summaries of research accomplishments (1 page) and future research plans (up to 2 pages)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Job location

San Francisco, CA