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Clinician Investigators and Population Scientists

Application Window

Open date: September 22, 2021

Next review date: Wednesday, Feb 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Mar 22, 2023 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 Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco is recruiting for Clinician Investigators and Population Scientists in the Division of General Internal Medicine for UCSF Health (DGIM) who will combine research with patient care, education, and other academic responsibilities. Candidates with experience and career interest in health services research, clinical epidemiology and health disparities research with diverse patient populations are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in recruiting candidates who study populations who are traditionally under-represented in research and/or suffer a disproportionate burden of poor outcomes and who can establish a research program focused on the patient populations we serve. DGIM is home to major health equity research groups including the Center for Aging in Diverse Communities and the Multiethnic Health Equity Research Center.

Candidates must have completed (or in process of completing) a general internal medicine fellowship and/or have a doctoral degree in a health-related discipline or equivalent. Candidates who have an MD must also be American Board of Internal Medicine certified or eligible and possess (or in process of obtaining) a valid California medical license and valid DEA. Successful candidates should have demonstrated skill in research methodology and a track record of publications. Applicant must have all requirements met by time of hire.

The Division of General Internal Medicine offers a collaborative environment to support junior faculty researchers with structured mentoring and a program to advise junior faculty on grant writing. In addition, research faculty in the division have access to a programmer who can perform structured queries of the electronic health record and a statistician who is available to advise on grant applications.

Please apply online at: and submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of contributions to diversity, statement of research, and contact information for three references. Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - 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)

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy found here:

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that 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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA