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Assistant Professor in the Glaucoma Division

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 30th, 2020

Last review date: Saturday, Dec 12, 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: Saturday, Apr 30, 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 the Glaucoma Division
Department of Ophthalmology
University of California, San Francisco

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of California is seeking a glaucoma clinician-scientist to fill a full-time faculty position who will be appointed at the Assistant Professor level.

In addition to research, the candidates will provide glaucoma clinical services at one or more of our multiple Bay Area clinical sites including the San Francisco General Hospital and participate in medical student, resident, and fellow education.

The successful candidate is required to develop or advance an internationally recognized, independent and extramurally funded research program in the basic, translational, or clinical sciences relevant to glaucoma disease. Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent degree and have a CA license or be eligible for full, unrestricted licensure, and have completed fellowship training in glaucoma. Applicant must have all requirements met by time of hire. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. Demonstrated teaching competency as well as demonstrated success in clinical, translational, or laboratory research are essential.

We encourage applications from junior clinician-scientists who are eager to pursue mentored research training supported by an NEI K12 (, K08 or K23 Award with appropriately protected research time.

Please apply online with a Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, and Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Statement of Research, and the contact information of two references at

Salary commensurate with experience.

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
Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)

Job location

San Francisco, CA