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SFVAHCS - Cardiology - Research Faculty

Application Window

Open date: November 3, 2023

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Jan 24, 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: Saturday, May 3, 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

SFVAHCS - Cardiology - Research Faculty

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) are seeking applications for junior-level research faculty positions in Cardiology at the SFVAHCS. The selected candidate(s) will be appointed at a rank and/or series commensurate with experience and qualifications. The SFVAHCS Cardiology program is one of 3 sites within the UCSF Cardiology program.

Minimum Requirements: Candidates must have an MD, current medical license and be board-certified or eligible in Cardiovascular Diseases. The appointment will be made at the level of Assistant Professor of Medicine or higher in the Adjunct, Health Sciences Clinical, In Residence, or Clinical X Professor series at UCSF and report directly to the Division Chief of Cardiology at SFVAHCS.

Our goal is to provide new faculty members with clinical experiences that match their interests while also creating opportunities to explore and develop a path for academic success and a rewarding career in academic medicine. Highlights of this role include:
• Academic environment with commitment to excellence in patient care, education, and research.
• Institutional culture that is highly receptive and friendly to patient care.
• The division is particularly interested in individuals with a history of promoting diversity.
• Diverse patient population.

Candidates will have demonstrated clinical excellence, as well as aptitude for basic, translational or clinical investigation. In particular, candidates must show strong potential for extramurally funded research, and will be expected to have obtained, or be able to apply competitively for, career-development awards. Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

Successful candidates will have strong references and evidence of or potential for outstanding leadership in academic medicine.

Applicants must also be eligible for appointment at the VA. The VA’s basic qualification standards may be found at:

Please apply online at

For positions that are 50% 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 $121,100 - $320,100. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

For positions that are 49% 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 positions exclusively/ partially funded by the affiliate organization:
This position may be funded exclusively/partially by the SFVAHCS. See Veterans Affairs website for salary information:

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 (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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