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Director for the Core Immunology Lab

Application Window

Open date: March 11th, 2021

Last review date: Sunday, Apr 11, 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: Sunday, Sep 11, 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 Division of Experimental Medicine (experimentalmedicine.ucsf.edu) at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is seeking a Director for the Core Immunology Lab (coreimmunology.ucsf.edu), a fee-for-service and research laboratory housed within the Division. The Director should be a visionary researcher in immunology and infectious diseases who is excited to join and contribute to our vibrant and collaborative discovery research community. This open-rank faculty position will be the leader of the Core Immunology Lab, with a dual focus on developing and sustaining innovative collaborative research partnerships and provide administrative direction to the day-to-day research operations.

Candidates are expected to hold an MD, PhD, MD/PhD (or equivalent experience), to have demonstrated leadership and administrative experience in a fee-for-service laboratory environment, and the potential to lead laboratory aspects of large-scale collaborations involving translational research in immunity to infectious diseases.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain research partnerships to sustain the operations of the lab, actively contribute to research collaborations within the Division of Experimental Medicine, and to seek additional project opportunities and partnerships. Further, this candidate will provide direct oversight and management to the daily operations, including strategic planning, financial management, staff planning, and close collaboration with the University Research Resource Program. Appointment will be made at a rank commensurate with current professional standing. UCSF offers competitive salaries and has numerous opportunities for professional development and further training.

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.

Applications must be submitted online and include the following documents as a single PDF: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) 1-page summary of research accomplishments, including collaborations; (4) description of experience in a supervisory role; and 5) a statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion with particular attention to formal and informal mentoring activities

Apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03303. Applicant’s materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

Please direct inquiries about the position and suggestions of potential candidates to Joel.Ernst@ucsf.edu.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Please include a description of experience in a supervisory role

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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

    https://diversity.ucsf.edu/contributions-to-diversity-statement

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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

Job location

San Francisco, CA