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Ladder Rank Faculty Position – Assistant Professor

Application Window

Open date: September 30, 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: Saturday, Mar 30, 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

Ladder Rank Faculty Position – Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences
Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

The UCSF Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences ( invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We welcome applications from creative scientists asking fundamental questions and creating innovative technologies to join our interdisciplinary department of investigators. We are particularly interested in scientists that bring innovative quantitative approaches to add to department strengths in pharmacology or pharmacogenomics. Applications will be considered from scientists with experimental and/or computational approaches.

Tenure-track faculty candidates are expected to hold a doctoral degree (Ph.D., Pharm.D./Ph.D or M.D./Ph.D.) and to have completed postdoctoral research training in a relevant field. The successful candidate will have demonstrated significant research accomplishments and potential and be committed to the mentorship of students and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion across the campus. They will establish an exciting and collaborative research program and join one or more of our top-ranked interdisciplinary graduate programs (see

UCSF offers competitive salaries, generous research start-up funds, and recruitment allowances, and has numerous opportunities for faculty development and further training in mentorship.

Applications must be submitted online at with (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) one-page summary of research accomplishments; (4) two-page description of future research plans; (5) a teaching statement, including formal and informal mentoring activities; and (6) statement of contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion. Copies of major publications may be included. Applicants should request three letters of recommendation. The selected candidate must meet all qualifications at the time of application. Candidate’s application materials must state required qualifications (or if pending) upon submission.

Review will begin on November 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will occur in two phases: video conference in December followed by in-person visits in January.

Please direct inquiries about the position and suggestions of potential candidates to

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 Research -

    One-page summary of research accomplishments
    Two-page description of future research plans

  • Statement of Teaching - Including formal and informal mentoring activities

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

  • Copies of major publications may be included (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.