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Division of Medical Genetics – Biochemical Geneticist Faculty

Application Window

Open date: November 22, 2021

Most recent review date: Sunday, Aug 7, 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: Monday, May 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

UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals
Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics
HS Clinical, Clinical X, Adjunct, In Residence, and Ladder Faculty Series

The Division of Medical Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, is recruiting a Clinical Geneticist to join the Section of Biochemical Genetic Medicine. The appointment will be at the Instructor, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank in the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical, Clinical X, Adjunct, In Residence or Ladder faculty series. Academic rank will be commensurate with background and experience. This position will include clinical responsibilities at both the San Francisco and Oakland children’s hospitals. The faculty member will participate in and contribute to the Pediatric Department mission of transforming child health through excellence in research, education, and patient care.

The Section of Biochemical Genetic Medicine includes a dedicated nurse clinical coordinator, a dedicated Nurse Practitioner, a dedicated genetic counselor, and a dedicated metabolic dietitian.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will possess a Medical Degree and License, Board Eligibility or Certification in Clinical Genetics, and Board Eligibility or Certification in Medical or Clinical Biochemical Genetics.

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and was ranked 1st among public universities in NIH funding in 2020. The Pediatric Department’s clinical enterprise is based at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, Mount Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, and at a number of outreach clinics throughout Northern California, providing the Department with an unsurpassed opportunity to meet the needs of infants, children, and young adults throughout the Bay Area. In 2020, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals ranked in all 10 children’s specialties in U.S. News and World Report. Nestled in a dynamic and unique geography distinguished by unprecedented innovations in technology, UCSF and the Department of Pediatrics are able to bring research and industry together to advance health.

Interested candidates can apply online at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of contributions to diversity. Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. All qualifications must be met by time of appointment.

For more information contact:
Renata Gallagher, MD, PhD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Section Chief, Biochemical Genetic Medicine

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 (Optional)

  • 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