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Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician - ACADEMIC POSITION

Application Window

Open date: September 20, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, May 10, 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: Thursday, Mar 20, 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

Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician - ACADEMIC POSITION
Assistant, Associate, Full Professor Level

The University of California, San Francisco, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is recruiting for a board-eligible or board-certified Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician with clinical expertise to diagnose and manage the full spectrum of sports medicine conditions affecting both children and adults. The candidate should also have expertise in musculoskeletal ultrasound for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. The candidate should have experience in team coverage and demonstrated interest in both team coverage and mass event coverage. The selected candidate will be appointed to the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank of the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical, Clinical X, or In-Residence faculty series.

The incumbent will participate in clinical teaching and research activities at the Orthopaedic Institute and other affiliated UCSF sites. The incumbent will be responsible for teaching clinically relevant topics to residents as well as medical students. The incumbent will be core faculty for the UCSF Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship. The incumbent would have an opportunity for leadership in the educational and clinical programs within Primary Care Sports Medicine. The incumbent will be expected to collaborate in clinical and/or basic research as well as publish subsequent results in peer reviewed journals.


  • A valid California medical license will be required as a condition of employment.
  • MD or DO degree from an accredited program.
  • Completed an accredited residency program in one of the following specialties: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
  • Completed Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship.
  • Board certified or eligible with one of the following: American Board of Family Medicine; American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Pediatrics; American Board of Emergency Medicine; American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
  • Board certified or eligible Primary Care Sports Medicine certification.
  • Clinical expertise to diagnose and manage the full spectrum of sports medicine conditions affecting both children and adults.
  • Expertise in musculoskeletal ultrasound.
  • Experience in team coverage.
  • Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.
  • Applicants must meet all of the requirements by the time of hire.

Please apply online with CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Research, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and three (3) Reference Contact Information at:

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 $142,800 - $377,200. 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