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Division of Rheumatology - HS Clinical, Clinical X, Adjunct, and In Residence Faculty Series

Application Window

Open date: November 30, 2021

Most recent review date: Thursday, Dec 30, 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: Tuesday, May 30, 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 Hospital
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics
HS Clinical, Clinical X, Adjunct, and In Residence Faculty Series

The Division of Rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals are recruiting for full-time faculty positions at the Instructor, Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor rank of the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical, Clinical X, Adjunct or In Residence faculty series. Academic rank is commensurate with experience.

Selected candidates will join nine faculty members in a major academic medical center and established fellowship training program. This position may have clinical responsibilities at both the San Francisco and Oakland locations and would actively contribute to the Division/Department’s mission of excellence in research, education, and patient care.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will possess a Medical Degree and License, Board Eligibility or Certification in American Board of Pediatrics in Rheumatology subspecialty and demonstrate experience in the practice and teaching of clinical Pediatric Rheumatology. Preferred candidates will show interest in a career in academic Pediatrics.

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and is ranked 1st among public universities in NIH funding in 2020. The 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 (optional), curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, and statement of teaching/research accomplishments (optional). Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. All qualifications must be met by time of appointment.

For more information contact:
Farzana Perwad, MD
Associate Professor
Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology

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 (Optional)

  • 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