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Assistant/Associate Professor of Surgery – Molecular Therapy Scientist

Application Window

Open date: June 17th, 2021

Last review date: Monday, Jul 26, 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: Saturday, Dec 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 Professor of Surgery – Molecular Therapy Scientist
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

The Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco is seeking a full-time innovative scientist with expertise in cell and gene therapy/editing strategies to treat genetic diseases. The candidate will join a vibrant team of scientists working at the cutting edge of basic science and clinical medicine, particularly with respect to treating genetic disease before or shortly after birth. We especially seek candidates who are developing new therapies that have the potential for clinical applications, in partnership with our community of clinician-scientists.

The ideal candidate will lead a research program dedicated to developing new therapies for patients with genetic diseases. We welcome researchers who are developing new technologies or collaborating with other colleagues to test various technologies in unique settings.

Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree with a strong background in gene therapy, genome editing, stem cell biology, immunology, or related fields.

Candidates must have recognized skills in the education of residents and medical students and will be expected to be active participants in the Department’s residency training and educational programs.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, and community services 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 https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03464.

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Campus Information

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The University of California, San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

San Francisco, CA