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SFVAHCS – Nephrology - Clinical Investigator

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 4th, 2021

Last review date: Thursday, Feb 18, 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: Monday, Jul 4, 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

SFVAHCS – Nephrology - Clinical Investigator

Clinician Investigator at San Francisco VA Health Care System

The Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) are seeking applications for a junior- or mid-level clinician investigator in the Nephrology Section at the SFVAHCS. The SFVAHCS Nephrology Section is one of three sites within the UCSF Nephrology Program.

Qualified applicants will have an MD, current medical license and be board-certified or eligible in Nephrology. The ideal candidate will be suitable for academic appointment at UCSF at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Medicine. The candidate may be appointed in the Adjunct, HS Clinical, Clinical X or In-Residence series at UCSF and will report directly to the Division Chief of Nephrology at the SFVAHCS. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated outstanding clinical excellence and exceptional aptitude for collaborative translational, clinical or health services research, particularly in kidney and cardiovascular diseases. The ideal candidate must show strong potential for obtaining extramural research funding and will be expected to have or be able to apply competitively for career development awards or more advanced level of research funding. In addition to research, the ideal candidate will have shown excellence in teaching fellows, residents and medical students.

Applicants must also be eligible for appointment at the VA. The VA’s basic qualification standards may be found

Applicant’s materials must list all current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

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.

Please apply online at

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • 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