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Academic Head and Neck Pathologist

Application Window

Open date: March 9, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Oct 14, 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: Saturday, Sep 9, 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

Academic Head and Neck Pathologist
Department of Pathology
University of California San Francisco

The Department of Pathology at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is seeking an outstanding candidate for a full-time clinical faculty position with expertise in Head and Neck Pathology. The academic appointment will be at the rank of Health Sciences Clinical Instructor, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the Health Sciences Clinical or Clinical X series, and will be determined by qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The incumbent is expected to participate in night and weekend surgical pathology call, departmental teaching activities for medical students, house-staff, and fellows, and interdepartmental conferences.

Qualified candidates must hold an MD (or MD equivalent), hold a license to practice in the State of California or qualifications to obtain one by time of appointment, and be board certified or board eligible in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic & Clinical Pathology. Applicants with fellowship training within anatomic pathology with diagnostic expertise in Head and Neck Pathology or have its equivalent in clinical experience at the time of appointment will be given priority; this must be noted in the CV. Precedence will be given to applicants who have completed cytopathology fellowship with eligibility or certification in Cytopathology; applicant’s material must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. The ideal candidates should have demonstrated interest/success in scholarly activities in Head and Neck Pathology and/or Cytopathology. The desirable candidate will also have outstanding diagnostic and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively in a multidisciplinary environment.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and the names and contact information of three references within 30 days of the appearance of this announcement at

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:

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:

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