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SFVAHCS – Rheumatology – Clinician

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 4th, 2021

Last review date: Thursday, Feb 4, 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 – Rheumatology - Physician/Scientist Faculty

Physician/Scientist Faculty 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 Physician/Scientist faculty in the Rheumatology Section at the SFVAHCS. The SFVAHCS Rheumatology Section is one of three sites within the UCSF Rheumatology Program.

The SFVAHCS Rheumatology Division is undergoing expansion of its clinical and research programs. The Division enjoys a long tradition of distinction in clinical care, education, and scholastic pursuits. We are ideally seeking a Physician at the Assistant level who will meet the requirements for an appointment in the UCSF Health Sciences Clinical or Adjunct academic series, however, applicants may also be considered for appointment at the Instructor, Associate, or Full ranks and/or Clinical X and In Residence series. The selected candidate will report directly to the Division Chief of Rheumatology at the SFVAHCS. The successful applicant will have excellent clinical and teaching skills. The primary focus of this position will be on clinical care in the outpatient clinic and inpatient rheumatology consult service, and teaching of fellow and resident trainees.

Candidates must be US citizens and board-eligible/certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology with excellent clinical and communication skills. Candidates must have a valid U.S. medical license.

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.

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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 (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)

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

Job location

San Francisco, CA