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Division of Medical Genetics - Clinical Geneticist Faculty

Application Window

Open date: August 9, 2022

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Nov 15, 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: Friday, Feb 9, 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

UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics
HS Clinical, Clinical X, Adjunct, In Residence Faculty Series

The Division of Medical Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals is recruiting a clinical geneticist who will be appointed at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank in the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical, Clinical X, Adjunct, or In Residence faculty series. Academic rank is commensurate with experience.

This position may have clinical responsibilities in both pediatric and adult genetics 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 Medical Genetics, and at least two years of experience, or formal training, in clinical genetics.

UCSF is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and is ranked 1st among public universities in NIH funding in 2020. In 2021, U.S. News and World Report placed UCSF among the top 10 hospitals for the 23rd year, coming in ninth on the national Best Hospitals Honor Roll. UCSF Medical Center was ranked among the nation's best in all 14 adult specialties for which it was assessed and among the top 10 hospitals in seven of those specialties. In 2022, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals were recognized among the nation’s best pediatric medical centers in all 10 specialties assessed in U.S. News & World Report. 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 patients throughout the Bay Area. 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.

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5: The minimum base salary range for this position is $115,100-$305,900. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan ( which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Interested candidates can apply online at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three references. Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. The selected candidate must meet all of the qualifications at the time of appointment.

For more information contact:
Allison Tam, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

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

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • 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