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Physician Scientist Faculty Positions in Basic Science Research

Application Window

Open date: June 21, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Sep 17, 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: Saturday, Dec 21, 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

Open Physician Scientist Faculty Positions in Basic Science Research

University of California San Francisco Department of Medicine

The Department of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco is recruiting for physician scientists engaged in basic science research. Candidates must have an MD and be board certified in Internal Medicine, preferably with board eligibility or certification in a subspecialty, and must have demonstrated strong potential to conduct independent research of importance and high quality. Successful candidates will be appointed in a relevant division of the Department at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Medicine, depending on the past experience of the individual. Successful candidates will be eligible for faculty membership in the UCSF Biomedical Sciences graduate program. Outstanding research space and generous start-up packages will be provided.

Please apply online at: and submit a curriculum vitae, together with a one-page statement of your research plans, cover letter, statement of contributions to diversity, and the contact information for three references. For questions, please contact the chair of the search committee, Julie Zikherman, MD ( or the administrator for the search, Ilona Paredes (

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
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 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