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Physician-Scientist – Experimental Pathology Research

Application Window

Open date: August 5, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Oct 31, 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, Feb 5, 2024 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

Physician-Scientist – Experimental Pathology Research
Department of Pathology, University of California, San Francisco

The Department of Pathology at the University of California, San Francisco seeks outstanding physician-scientists for a full-time faculty position with research, teaching, and clinical responsibilities at the Assistant Professor Level in the tenure-track (Ladder Rank) or In-Residence series. The successful candidate will direct an independent basic or translational research program focused on any area of biomedical science related to human disease, such as cancer biology, developmental and stem cell biology, immunobiology, inflammation,and cell injury. Additional duties will include departmental and university teaching for graduate students, medical students, house-staff and fellows, and clinical service commensurate with the individual’s qualifications and interests. A track record of innovative accomplishment in basic/translational research and an interest in working within a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary environment is necessary. The candidate will have or seek to develop a robust portfolio of extramural grant support, and will be proposed for membership in the Biomedical Science (BMS) Graduate Program.

The successful candidate must possess an MD or MD/PhD, be Board Certified or Board eligible in Anatomic Pathology at the time of appointment, and must have or be eligible for a medical license in California at the time of appointment. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. A minimum of two years demonstrated postdoctoral research experience is preferred. Individuals with a documented record of grant support are highly desirable. Salary and appointment rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and training.

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

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:

  • 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:

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