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Chief of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco VA Health Care System

Application Window

Open date: November 10, 2021

Most recent review date: Saturday, Apr 30, 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: Wednesday, May 10, 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

Chief of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco VA Health Care System

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) are seeking applications for the position of Chief, Infectious Diseases Division at the SFVAHCS. The SFVAHCS Infectious Diseases Division is one of three divisions of infectious diseases within the UCSF Department of Medicine, which also include UCSF Health and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.

Division faculty are engaged in clinical care, research and in education for UCSF students, residents, and ID fellows. The Division also plays an important role in hospital infection control and antimicrobial stewardship.

In addition to serving a major leadership role within the SFVAHCS, the Division Chief works collaboratively across sites to support research and education. Support for the SFVAHCS Division Chief position will include substantial resources to sustain and grow a robust research program.

Qualified applicants will have an MD, current medical license, and board-certification in Infectious Diseases. The ideal candidate will be suitable for UCSF academic appointment in the UCSF In-Residence, Clinical X, or HS Clinical series at the level of associate or full professor, as supported by a strong record of clinical excellence, published scholarship, teaching, and/or research with extramural funding.

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, and/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.

Applicants must also be eligible for appointment at the VA. The VA’s basic qualification standards may be found www.vacareers.va.gov/application-process/navigating/before-you-apply.asp.

Please apply online via AP Recruit at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF03669

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: https://diversity.ucsf.edu/contributions-to-diversity-statement

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 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: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19.

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