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In Residence and Adjunct Faculty Positions - SBS/IHA

Application Window

Open date: September 8, 2022

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Nov 14, 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: Friday, Mar 8, 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

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences / Institute for Health & Aging
University of California, San Francisco

The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) and the Institute for Health & Aging (IHA) announce a search for In Residence and Adjunct faculty positions. Appointments will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank in either the In Residence or Adjunct series, depending upon the individual's level of experience and extramural funding.

We are seeking scientists with an established research career with preferred areas of expertise in one of the following: areas designated as strategic research priorities for the School of Nursing, namely health equity, aging and the lifecourse, community and population health, digital health and data science, and symptom science; and/or other additional areas aligned with current SBS and IHA areas of strength, including health policy, health economics, global health, healthcare systems and institutions, bioethics, and sociology of health, medicine, and science and technology.

Successful candidates must have earned a Doctoral Degree or equivalent terminal degree at the start of the appointment. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission.

Additional qualifications of successful candidates include:

1) Research programs that will be synergistic with departmental teaching and departmental/institute research priorities.

2) Either demonstrated sustained record of extramural funding for research in one or more of the areas listed above or current employment at a UCSF affiliated organization. The primary academic emphasis of these positions is research, but candidates must also possess excellent teaching and mentoring skills, have a record of contributions to university and public service, and have demonstrated evidence of professional competence as appropriate to their level of experience.

3) Demonstrated record of and willingness to mentor graduate students and other trainees, include trainees on research projects, and teach as needed.

4) Candidates are expected to cover their salary, fringe benefits, any shared Department and Institute expenses, and other specific expenses related to their programs through extramural funding.

Submit cover letter, CV, statement of research, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three (3) references to the following link:

The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Institute for Health & Aging have a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and are particularly interested in candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to and experience in improving access to higher education and opportunities to participate in research for disadvantaged students and staff.

For positions that are 51% effort or more:
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 $90,500 - $284,100. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan ( which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

For positions that are 50% effort or less:
See Table 2 ( for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $82,200 - $218,500.

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 (Optional)

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

About UC San Francisco

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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