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Faculty Positions - Institute for Human Genetics

Application Window

Open date: September 18, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Nov 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: Tuesday, Mar 18, 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

Faculty Position
Institute for Human Genetics
University of California, San Francisco

The UCSF Institute for Human Genetics invites applications for multiple faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in the ladder rank or in-residence series. Applicants with varied backgrounds in genetics and genomics will be considered, including those with expertise and interest in disease diagnosis and therapeutics, functional genomics, statistical genetics, and human population genetics. Candidates are expected to have demonstrated significant research accomplishment and potential, foster equity and inclusion in human genetics, and be committed to the mentorship of learners. Modern laboratory and/or computational space within the Institute for Human Genetics and a generous start-up package will be available.

The UCSF Institute for Human Genetics serves as a focal point for campus-wide activities in human genetics and has outstanding faculty members engaged in human genetics research spanning the four schools: Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Dentistry. The major aim of the Institute is to create an exciting, productive, and collaborative environment for research, training, and clinical application in human genetics, and to provide institutional support and resources, such as the Genomics Core Facilities, for faculty research and for teaching in a number of UCSF graduate and medical school programs.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree (M.D. or equivalent and/or Ph.D.) and postdoctoral research experience completed in an area associated with human genetics. The new faculty member will be expected to teach in graduate programs affiliated with the Institute for Human Genetics (see and to establish an independent research program that will attract and maintain extramural funding.

Applications must be submitted online and include the following documents: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion with particular attention to formal and informal mentoring activities. Applicants are also requested to submit a 1-page summary of research accomplishments and 2-page description of future research plans.

Please apply online at Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. The selected candidate(s) will be appointed in an academic department, dependent upon their area of expertise.

For positions that are 51% effort or more:
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 $112,500-$320,100. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

For positions that are 50% effort or less:
See Table 2 for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $86,500-$228,600.

For questions please contact: Chair, IHG Search c/o Suzanne Mackey (

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 (Optional)

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

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