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Cardiovascular Research Institute and Department of Pediatrics - In Residence Faculty Series

Application Window

Open date: January 10, 2023

Next review date: Wednesday, Jul 10, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Jul 10, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date.

Position description

UCSF School of Medicine
Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) and Department of Pediatrics
In Residence Faculty Series

The Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) are recruiting physician-scientists with subspecialty training in Pediatric Cardiology, Critical Care Medicine, and Neonatology to lead laboratory research programs aligned with the CVRI mission of understanding cardiovascular biology and disease. Appointments will be made at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor ranks in the In Residence faculty series. Academic rank is commensurate with experience.

Successful applicants will be proposed for membership in the Developmental and Stem Cell Biology and/or Biomedical Sciences graduate programs.

The Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI):

The Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) performs cutting edge research illuminating causes, treatment and prevention of cardiovascular and pulmonary biology and disease and trains clinicians and scientists to become future leaders of these fields.

The CVRI provides a home for a wide spectrum of investigation ranging from the most basic science to disease-focused through patient-based research to public policy. It links faculty interested in cardiovascular biology and disease across UCSF programs, departments and campuses and is the administrative home for UCSF’s Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education. The diversity of CVRI’s faculty and its collaborative culture fosters a multidisciplinary approach to research problems and provides an important bridge between UCSF’s outstanding clinical and basic science departments.

The Department of Pediatrics:

Research. Education. Patient Care. The Department of Pediatrics’ mission is to promote the health and well-being of every child through our commitment to excellence in research, education, and patient care.

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation. For the 15th year in a row, UCSF garnered the top spot among public institutions in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2021. The Department of Pediatrics’ 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 infants, children, and young adults throughout the Bay Area. In 2021, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals ranked in all 10 children’s specialties in U.S. News and World Report. 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates appointed at the Assistant Professor rank are expected to have a track record or substantial promise for obtaining extramural funding as a Principal Investigator at the K08, R01 or equivalent level.

Candidates appointed at the Associate Professor or Professor ranks are expected to hold R01 or equivalent extramural funding as a Principal Investigator.

Applicants must possess a medical degree and license, board certification in Pediatrics, and board subspecialty certification (or eligibility) in Pediatric Cardiology, Critical Care Medicine, or Neonatology.

Preferred Qualifications:

A proven ability to work collaboratively across disciplines and departments is an important preferred qualification for this position.

To Apply:

Interested candidates can apply online at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, statement of research accomplishments, 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.

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.

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

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

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • 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