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Faculty Positions | Headache Center, Department of Neurology

Application Window

Open date: January 23, 2023

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Jan 23, 2024 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: Tuesday, Jul 23, 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

Faculty Positions | Headache Center, Department of Neurology
UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Health

The Division of Headache Medicine in the Department of Neurology at UCSF is seeking new faculty members at the Instructor, Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor ranks of the HS Clinical, Adjunct, In Residence, or Clinical X faculty series.

Qualified candidates will possess a medical degree, a current California medical license by the date of employment, and Board certification or eligibility in Neurology; preferred qualifications include Headache Medicine fellowship training and/or an established record of excellence in Headache clinical care. Candidate’s CV/cover letter must state required qualifications (or if pending) upon submission. The position involves the direct clinical supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows.

The Headache Program is committed to providing outstanding headache care to patients in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. There is an unlimited demand for the clinical services of the center. From an academic standpoint, the position affords the ambitious clinician strong prospects for a life-long academic career.

UCSF is a world-class graduate-level medical campus with outstanding Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Nursing. We are ranked among America’s Best Hospitals in US News and World Report. The home campus for the medical school is located in the heart of San Francisco on Parnassus Avenue, adjacent to Golden Gate Park. The cultural amenities provided by San Francisco and the beauty of the bay and ocean offer a unique combination of rewarding activities in a small geographic area.

Applicants must apply online at, with a cover letter, CV, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of three peer references who we may contact directly. Applications received outside of the online process cannot be considered.

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 $92,100-$305,900. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan ( which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

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 (Optional)

  • 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 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