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Primary Basic and Translational Research - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

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Open date: May 17th, 2021

Last review date: Friday, Jul 9, 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: Thursday, Nov 17, 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/Associate/Full Professor – Adjunct, In Residence, HS Clinical, or Clinical X, Department of Radiation Oncology

The Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking to appoint one or two open-rank faculty who will conduct primary basic and translational research. We seek highly motivated and accomplished scientists who will establish a multi-disciplinary program in cancer and radiation biology focused on DNA repair, immunotherapy, and/or tumor microenvironment using a broad array of approaches, such as genomics, single-cell analysis, or bioinformatics, applied to tumor models and patient specimens. The candidate will manage a research laboratory at UCSF Mount Zion campus comprised of students, postdoctoral fellows, laboratory scientists, computational biologists and/or bioinformaticians.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a dynamic and interactive research program related to radiation biology and oncology, to join one of our top-ranked interdisciplinary graduate programs (see ), to excel at graduate teaching and inclusive mentoring, and to participate in activities that promote equity and inclusion. Service and teaching expectations are comparable to those of any other tenure-track faculty position. Faculty appointment will be made at a professorial rank commensurate with current academic standing. UCSF offers competitive salaries, research set-up funds, and recruitment allowances, and has numerous opportunities for faculty development and further training and mentorship.

Candidates must have a PhD, MD or MD/PhD degree in Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Computational Biology, or related field. Applicants are expected to have extramural funding and/or career development award funding with the ultimate goal to sustain an independent research laboratory.

The deadline for applications to be considered in a timely manner is June 30, 2021.

To apply, please submit curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, and a statement of contributions to diversity to: Applicants’ materials must list 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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Job location

San Francisco, CA