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Pathologist - Department of Pathology

Application Window

Open date: August 29, 2023

Most recent review date: Thursday, Sep 28, 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: Friday, Feb 28, 2025 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

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is seeking a pathologist for a full-time faculty position at our Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) Hospital Campus. This unique opportunity includes general surgical pathology sign out, and Cytopathology with performance of fine needle aspiration biopsies. Subspecialty training or interest is preferred, especially in breast, gyn and genitourinary pathology. The position offers the candidate a chance to work with a diverse patient population at the city and county hospital while participating in a premier academic, teaching and research environment. Current fellows are welcome to apply.

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has a unique career opportunity for a full-time faculty position located at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG) Campus.

We are seeking a pathologist for general surgical pathology, and Cytopathology. Highly desired are candidates that have completed or are currently in fellowship training in at least one of the following: surgical pathology, cytopathology, breast, gynecologic or genitourinary pathology. The position offers the candidate a chance to work at a premier academic and teaching institution with a diverse patient population, located at the city and county hospital of San Francisco.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • The position is for a HS Clinical Instructor, or Assistant Professor in the Health Sciences Series, Clinical X Series, or In Residence Series.
  • Faculty are provided with protected time for academic development and clinical research.
  • Participation in departmental teaching activities for medical students, house-staff, and fellows and interdepartmental conferences.
  • Outstanding support staff with on-site histology, IHC and cytology laboratories.
  • Competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits including multiple retirement offerings - pension program, 403B, and 457B (with ROTH option), and relocation assistance.

Application Requirements:

  • Candidates must have a valid California medical license (or qualifications to obtain one by time of appointment), and be Board Certified or eligible for certification in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology by time of appointment. Applicant's materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with qualifications including a surgical pathology fellowship, and/or anatomic pathology/surgical pathology subspecialty fellowship training.
  • Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and the names and contact information of three references to:

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 $97,300 - $186,200. 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

  • 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