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Academic Cytopathologist

Application Window

Open date: June 1, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, May 5, 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: Sunday, Dec 1, 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

Academic Cytopathologist
Department of Pathology
University of California, San Francisco

The Department of Pathology at the University of California, San Francisco is seeking an outstanding candidate for a full-time faculty position as an Academic Cytopathologist at the Clinical Instructor in the Health Sciences Clinical or at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level in the Health Sciences Clinical or Clinical X Series. This position is in the Department of Pathology. The incumbent is expected to participate in night and weekend surgical pathology call, departmental teaching activities for medical students, house staff, fellows, and interdepartmental conferences.

To be considered for this position, applicants must hold an MD degree (or equivalent), possess a valid California medical license (or qualify to obtain one at the time of appointment), and Board certified in Anatomic Pathology and be board eligible in Cytopathology (as documented in the application materials). Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. Preferred candidates will have expertise in surgical pathology, as demonstrated by formal fellowship training, comparable experience and publications, and ideally, have completed fellowship training in surgical pathology or a surgical pathology subspecialty. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated and participated in clinical and/or translational research. Candidates with strong interpersonal skills are preferred. The salary and appointment rank for this position will be commensurate with the applicant's experience and training.

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 - $360,600. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

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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

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

  • 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