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Faculty Position - Cardiovascular Research

Application Window

Open date: November 12th, 2021

Most recent review date: Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 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: Friday, May 12, 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

Faculty Position - Cardiovascular Research

● Job Description Summary

The Gladstone Institutes are a renowned center of excellence focused on leading-edge science to overcome disease. We are an independent, not-for-profit research organization affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and located in an award winning building at UCSF’s Mission Bay Campus. We aim to contribute to the health and wellbeing of all people through research, education and outreach in the areas of neuroscience, brain disorders, cardiovascular disease, stem cell technology, virology and immunology. We invite applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Senior Investigator at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease. The successful candidate will have joint appointments as Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the In Residence faculty series in the Department of Pediatrics or another suitable Department, and in relevant Graduate Training Programs at UCSF.

● Job Description

The Gladstone Institutes is a renowned center of excellence focused on applying basic science to the problem of heart disease. Gladstone is highly collaborative and closely affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and located in the rapidly expanding Mission Bay area of UCSF. Gladstone is comprised of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, the Gladstone Institute of Virology, the Gladstone/UCSF Institute of Genomic Immunology, and the Gladstone Institute of Datascience and Biotechnology, together providing a rich and diverse basic science community.

Gladstone, in conjunction with the department of Pediatrics and other relevant programs at UCSF, seeks to recruit in the area of cardiovascular science. We invite applications from scientists with Ph.D., M.D., or M.D/Ph.D. degrees who are establishing or have established a research program in cardiovascular research.


The applicant should have a demonstrated interest in understanding the basic mechanisms of cardiovascular disease. Research interests in cardiovascular disease genetics and genomics, or heart failure and cardiovascular physiology will be prioritized to provide synergistic opportunities with other faculty at Gladstone.

Candidates will be considered at all levels. The successful candidate will be appointed in the department of Pediatrics at UCSF and may be affiliated with UCSF programs such as the Cardiovascular Research Institute and the Institute for Human Genetics, as well as appropriate graduate programs.

Interested candidates must send a curriculum vitae, cover letter, a brief description of research interests, a teaching statement, a statement of contributions to diversity, and three references (contact information only) to Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

For other inquiries, please contact:
Benoit G. Bruneau, Ph.D.
Professor and Director
Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease

Please reference Vacancy No. JPF03660

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

  • 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