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Application Window

Open date: January 13, 2022

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Jan 3, 2023 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: Thursday, Jul 13, 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

Department of Anatomy, University of California, San Francisco

The Department of Anatomy and the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor in the Adjunct Professorial series (non-tenure track). Salary and title will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and training.

Experience coordinating complex Human Anatomy curricula and documented excellence in the teaching of human anatomical sciences (gross anatomy, neuroanatomy, embryology, and/or histology) are required. Additionally, successful applicants are expected to demonstrate expertise in cadaveric dissections and prosections. PhD, MD, EdD or equivalent academic doctoral degree is required at the time of hire. Applicant's CV must state (pending) degree requirement upon application submission.

Teaching duties will include curriculum development as well as gross anatomy, neuroanatomy and embryology education (including lecturing, small group facilitation, and laboratory teaching) within integrated courses for medical students, pharmacy students, dental students, physiotherapy students, and medical residents. Teaching responsibilities also include anatomy instruction in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program. Candidates are expected to perform complete body dissection. There may also be opportunities for participation in or supervision of anatomy-related teaching outside of the School of Medicine.

The successful candidate is expected to develop an area of scholarly work. Research experience (including a record of publications) in the field of Biology or Educational Scholarship is desirable.

Please apply online at:, with a CV, cover letter, teaching statement/dossier, statement of contributions to diversity, and three reference letters.

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/Dossier

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

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